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Why Made in Britain ?

Why Made in Britain ?

 

Why Made in Britain?

I design unique surface pattern prints for gifts and homewares. Part of my criteria is that all my products are made in Britain. Here is why:

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Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash

 

When working with suppliers in the UK, I can talk directly with the person who will oversee the manufacturing process and be assured that we are working as a team to create a high quality unique item for homewares or gifts. The manufacturers have an understanding of what is aesthetically pleasing and the importance of a fine finish.

-Cotton-chiffon Scarves made in Britain Multicoloured Cotton chiffon scarf collection by Anjali Walton - Edge of the Meadow
 

Communication is easy, Our bespoke silk wraps and cotton scarves are digitally printed and each one is different.  They are hemmed by a skilled seamstress, who has an eye for which colour thread will work best with a multicoloured print.  I can also enquire about which fabrics are suitable, and I'll be informed about what may or may not work.

 

 

Pollution and fuel costs are significantly reduced if I design and manufacture in Britain. It justifies producing limited edition products with low minimums so that we can create  interesting, unique designs, and avoid mass production and stock waste. 

 

 

Overall I enjoy the trust and respect I've experienced working with suppliers and manufacturers in Britain.