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Welsh Blankets, Tapestry Blankets, Hand Dyed Yarn, Welsh Gifts

New Wool Throws - Honeycomb weave blankets back in stock

June 06, 2020 0 min read

 A large contemporary throw, traditionally hand woven in Wales using 100% British wool. Carew has a multi-coloured natural warp of cream, light grey and dark grey, producing a lovely stripe. The throw is woven in a textured twill design using a solid colour weft. Also our traditional honeycomb weave pattern blankets are back in stock

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Welsh Tapestry Blankets - Back in Stock

April 25, 2020 0 min read

Our Welsh tapestry Collection is named ‘Hiraeth’ and nothing says Hiraeth more than an iconic Welsh tapestry blanket, baby blanket, throw or cushion. Hiraeth is a Welsh concept of longing for home, which can be loosely translated as 'homesickness'. Many claim 'hiraeth' is a word which cannot be translated, meaning more than solely "missing home."

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Clearpay - Interest Free Payments

April 20, 2020 0 min read

Clearpay offers simple and affordable instalment plans for FelinFach online shoppers. Clearpay allows you to purchase any products in four instalments. If you purchase an item for £100, you pay 4 instalments of £25. There is no additional cost to use Clearpay if you pay on time. All of your payments are interest-free and you will receive your order straight away.

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Welsh Blankets - Blaenffos and Narberth

March 21, 2020 0 min read

Our Welsh blankets and throws are made from pure NEW wool and are a fantastic source of warmth and comfort. They vary in design, size and weight from heavyweight double weave blankets to lightweight lambswool throws and also the traditional honeycomb (or waffle) weave blankets. Traditionally woven in Wales

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COVID-19

March 14, 2020 0 min read

Our world here is Wales and the United Kingdom is experiencing an unprecedented event with the global spread of COVID-19. We want to let you know about the steps we're taking to be good citizens in our community but also to ensure that all your purchases will be delivered as normal per our Shipping Policies. Please stay safe. 

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Mother’s Day in Wales and in the United Kingdom

March 04, 2020 0 min read

Mother’s Day in Wales is the same date as for the rest of the UK, 22nd March 2020, exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday. In Welsh Mother’s Day is Sul y Mamau and Happy Mother’s Day in Welsh is Sul y Mamau Hapus. Mothers Day or Sul y Mamu is marked by the giving of cards, flowers and presents

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Patagonia, Wales and the Welsh Colony

March 03, 2020 0 min read

Patagonia is a distinct geographical region of South America, an area of land in both the southern parts of Argentina and Chile. In Chile, it starts in the Araucanía region extending to the extreme southern tip of the country. On the Argentine side, it begins in the province of Rio Negro and continues south to Tierra Del Fuego.

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Welsh Flannel

February 28, 2020 0 min read

Welsh Flannel was first produced in Montgomeryshire in mid-Wales, in towns such as Llanidloes and Newtown but it was Newtown that gained the reputation of being the capital of the Welsh Flannel industry! Whilst in England the description 'flannel' was also applied to a cotton fabric, in Wales it remained a term for woollen fabric.

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Portmeirion in Wales

February 26, 2020 0 min read

Portmeirion is a tourist village in the county of Gwynedd, North Wales. It is located just outside the Snowdonia National Park near to the villages and towns of Penrhyndeudraeth and Porthmadog with majestic views over the river Dwyryd estuary. It was developed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976 and it also has two stunning hotels

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St David's Day 2020 - Patron Saint of Wales

February 25, 2020 0 min read

St David is the Patron Saint of Wales and on 1st March each year is the feast day of Saint David commemorating the anniversary of his death in 589 AD. St David’s is the smallest UK city with an estimated population of 1,800. Celebrations are not done by half and not just on one day but are usually spread over a two-week period!!

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Dinefwr Tapestry Back on the Loom

February 14, 2020 0 min read

Our Dinefwr tapestry, one of the most popular Welsh tapestry blankets, is going back on the loom! Dinefwr castle has amazing views of the Tywi valley from its hilltop location. We last visited on a rainy overcast day in Autumn hence the greys for the stone and skies with a touch of nutmeg for the fallow deer! Orders are being taken please email. 

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France Invades Wales in 1797

February 14, 2020 0 min read

If asked when the last invasion of Britain was, most people remember the Norman invasion of 1066. But that is simply not true… The last invasion of Britain was near the town of Fishguard in west Wales. On February 22nd, 1797, the French army of 1500 men came ashore but eventually surrendered to a group of local women armed with pitchforks!

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