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  • damson and slate welsh tea towels and cushions made in wales
    MEET

    Hilary Lowe of Damson & Slate

      I first met Hilary Lowe on a location shoot with photographer Yeshen Venema. She was the stylist and had come prepared – with a van packed to the gills with jugs, jars, blossom…

    March 27, 2018
  • olive and daisy pink linen
    MEET

    Louise Schofield of Olive + Daisy

    I have a passion for fabric – especially linen – so I was keen to know more about Louise Schofield, founder of Olive + Daisy (listed in the FBWL directory here). Her beautiful collection…

    March 26, 2018
  • pinafore aprons
    DISCOVER

    Love… japanese pinafore cross back aprons

    It’s not exaggeration to say that I actually love my trusty old linen japanese pinafore cross back apron. The straps are wide and cross over at the back. The front pocket is good and…

    March 2, 2018
  • how to plan a wildlife garden
    MAKE

    How to create a wildlife garden

    When I discovered that Liz Ridgway (founder of home and garden accessories brand Denys & Fielding) had won a prestigious gold award from the Wildlife Trust for her wildlife garden in Kent, I wanted to know…

    February 19, 2018
  • charlotte meek the stitch society 2
    MEET

    Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society

    Meet Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society Yorkshire. I do love a beautifully made apron. Particularly one with crossover straps at the back. I like the way they look, but it’s more than…

    February 14, 2018
  • DISCOVER

    The Artists Collection by Vanessa Arbuthnott

    Discover the beautiful new Vanessa Arbuthnott Artists’ Collection of fabric designs all printed in the UK on environmentally friendly 100% natural linen. I spent a wonderful day in the workshop with fabric designer Vanessa…

    February 7, 2018
  • MEET

    Emily Mathieson of Aerende

    What’s so exciting – and unique – about new homeware brand Aerende is the way beauty and ethics are combined in equal measure. We chat with founder, Emily Mathieson, a former travel editor for…

    February 4, 2018
  • valentine gifts made in britain
    DISCOVER

    Indie and handmade valentine gifts

    The edit: indie and handmade valentine gifts made with love in the UK I always feel slightly ambivalent about Valentine’s Day. Part of me is all for lavishing some attention and TLC on those…

    February 1, 2018
  • love this faded floral pink and white bedding and linens by cabbages and roses
    DISCOVER

    Love faded floral fabric

    There’s something timeless about a beautifully faded floral fabric isn’t there? For me, they conjure images of relaxed country living – fresh air, jugs of fresh flowers on polished old wood and a sense…

    January 30, 2018

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