Category Archives: Behind the scenes at Firespiral

Firespiral cloth – more than just wraps.

Introducing Oak Wren Studio!

Our good friend Juliette, owner of Baie Slings, also runs Oak Wren Studio where she designs and makes in-stock and custom cloaks, ponchos and capes! I have a poncho, and a couple of capes myself. I love to get them out on a summer evening when we have sat out in the garden, and the […]

Firespiral Coronavirus update

We’re still open for business!

At the moment, things are going on kind of as normal here at Firepiral HQ. As a small company working from homes, we’re naturally fairly self-isolating anyway! We are also washing our hands regularly and keeping our work environments (and homes) very clean. Also, all of our products are made locally and with minimal external […]

Find out about our new and improved Loyalty Scheme!

loyalty club logo

We started our loyalty scheme back in 2017, as a way to recognise the absolutely amazing loyalty and commitment that you lovely people give to our little business. Our loyalty scheme is close to our hearts and we have been talking for ages about what we can do to make it even better, to make […]

International Women’s Day 2020

This year’s international women’s day strikes a particular chord for me, because it is also my eldest child’s birthday. Eleven years ago today, my whole life completely changed as I took on the new role of mother to my tiny boy!I was somewhat prepared for the physical changes that came with growing, birthing and feeding […]

2m Wrap cloth project – child’s cape

freddie mercury murmuration cape

I made this beautiful Twig + Tale Traveller Cape for my daughter after receiving the pattern in my monthly pattern subscription from In A Haystack. In A Haystack is a small UK company who help ” stitchers discover sewing patterns for garments and fabric from independent suppliers in a fun, flexible and budget-friendly way”. I […]

New product – wrap cloth mystery packs

wrap cloth

When we make our wraps there are always pieces of leftover cloth at the ends of rolls, or when cutting around flaws in the cloth. I keep these in a box in my workroom and occasionally get round to measuring them, cataloguing them and listing them on the website. This is all quite random and […]

New Blankets:

A look at what we have in the works!

Our recycled cotton blankets are made here in our Lancashire mill, and each design is only woven in small quantities- often no more than 25. We use your suggestions and requests to decide which design and colourway to weave next. You can read more here about how lovely our blankets are! The whole process of […]

Delicates Laundry Bags

Laundry bag

We’re starting to change over from packaging your wraps in cotton drawstring bags, to sending them in delicates laundry bags. This changeover will take a few months, so older wraps will still have a cotton bag, but by mid 2020 all wraps should arrive with a free laundry bag. The black net bag that your […]

Wrap scrap project – Easy rag wreath

wrap scrap rag wreath

A tutorial showing you how to make an easy rag wreath from wrap scraps. You can watch the videos and listen to me natter about this and that (mostly wrap related) and see me brandishing a pair of scissors like a wrap chopping maniac or just follow the simple instructions in the text below. There […]

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