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Follow the life of our business hand crafting British made fashion accessories with our blog!

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October 5, 2019

For the third year running Fruitbat Textiles is very happy to be supporting the Royal British Legions Poppy Appeal with our very own hand crafted poppies. 

As someone who comes from a family with an amazing military history, remembrance day has always been importan...

April 7, 2019

Depersonalization and What it Means to be an Artisan

Craft is no longer close to us like it used to be. A lot of production has been moved out of the UK and other western countries over the years, meaning we are no longer physically close to the production of Textiles,...

February 24, 2019

'Technically the word 'textiles' which comes to us from the Latin 'texere', 'to weave', refers exclusively to woven cloth.' (Barber, 1991) However now it is used as a more general term referring to anything fiber and cloth related. This series will cover the craft pers...

May 4, 2018

Hello everyone,

Hope you are all well!

The last month or so has been an absolute whirlwind to say the least.

I'd once again like to say a massive thank you to every single one of you who donated, pledged and shared the Crowdfunder campaign. Every single little bit of thos...

March 26, 2018

Our Crowdfunded campaign for the new studio space went live this morning!! 

I can not express how grateful I am to those of you that have already pledged and got me to 10% of my target in less than 12 hours!!!

Any pledge, small or large will make a massive difference, so...