Campaign for Wool

September 01, 2018

FelinFach is a proud official supporter of the worldwide Campaign for Wool and is listed on the Campaign's official supporters web page.  We have been part of this campaign for years, which aims to promote wool generically and focuses on the sustainable attributes of wool as a natural fibre that meets an international environmental agenda.

The Campaign For Wool is an initiative supported by HRH The Prince of Wales as part of his drive for universal sustainability. The aim is to further promote wool as a sustainable and high performance material. Its properties as a natural fibre make it far superior to man made alternatives, and its benefits to the environment are overwhelming. If you haven’t already, you simply must try out our gorgeous range of knitted wool products. Visit their official website here.

 

 

The Campaign's official supporters include major trade and textile organisations from the retail trade and Campaign for Wool Logo artisan sectors. The Campaign for Wool is a global  community of the whole supply chain in the wool industry including sheep farmers, retailers, designers, manufacturers and, customers, the wool lovers! 

The Campaign officially began in October 2010 with a launch event that saw London’s historic tailoring street Savile Row transformed into a pasture upon which fifty sheep grazed. Over 100 companies participated in Wool Week and thousands of consumers took part in activities such as knitting and felting. Yellow sheep were even spotted queuing outside Selfridges department store on Oxford Street. 2011 saw the launch of Wool Modern, an exhibition opened by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, showcasing the very best in fashion and design in wool. Wool Modern featured the work of seminal designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. The Campaign for Wool was also introduced to key international markets in Australia, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Norway and Japan. 

The Campaign for Wool is working together to raise the profile of wool as the natural sustainable fibre for fashion, designers and interiors. Launched in early 2010, the Campaign for Wool embraces leading figures from the fashion industry, interior design, wool carpet manufacturers as well as the world of insulation and building. The Campaign for Wool aims to educate as many people as possible about the incredible benefits and versatility of wool in fashion, furnishings and everyday life.The Campaign for Wool is a multi-national, cross-industry coalition working together to raise the profile of wool as the natural sustainable fibre for fashion and interiors. Launched in January 2010, the Campaign for Wool brings together leading figures from the fashion industry, interior design, wool carpet manufacturers as well as the world of insulation and building.

FelinFach designs and makes handmade products, blankets and throws, cushions and soft furnishings mainly using wool and also aiming to use Welsh wool wherever possible. This in turn, supports many small businesses and local farmers whose livelihoods depend on the wool industry and is our main contribution to practically supporting the Campaign for Wool. We also make personalised bespoke throws and quilts for those special occasions such as for a baby, a graduation or for a special birthday!

Every year The Campaign for Wool holds Wool Week, a week long celebration packed with woolly stunts, events, artisan workshops and gorgeous wool fashion. Check out the global calendar on the Campaign for Wool website to see where Wool Week travels to next!





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