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New stock arriving

Posted by Jo McMahon on

Exciting times ahead... there is new stock arriving every day at the moment! And I have a couple of new suppliers who have come on board so there will be fantastic new products available soon. Yaro SlingsQuantum Dark Green (hemp), Winter Rainbow (wool), Retro Berry Dark Blue-Bronze (cotton) and La Vita Blue-Black (linen) are all in stock. Four Winds Purple (repreve), Basket Lemon-Yellow (cotton), Retro Berry Dark Green-Rose (Linen), La Vita Autumn Rainbow (cotton) and Yolka Red-Orange should be arriving before the end of the month. West of the 4th WeavingNew stock from the Accessible Range will be arriving soon...

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Fabric geekery: Repreve

Posted by Jo McMahon on

Repreve by Unifi is a 100% recycled polyester yarn made from both post-consumer and post-industrial waste.  It is used in a number of industries, including clothing and woven wraps.  Tekhni have been using it for a while, and now have now released a couple of designs made with this fibre. The main benefit of Repreve yarn in woven wraps is breathability and temperature regulation.  It has similar wrapping qualities to wool, including bounce and a cushiness on your shoulders. It is ideal for hot weather as it keeps both the wearer and baby cool. And the great thing is that it is low maintenance...

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