Our event exclusive for the Midlands Baby Carrying Convention 2017
Our teaching wrap design (3 different patterns across the width of the wrap), woven with greeny grey, pink and yellow grad cotton weft on our beautiful almost black Obsidian warp. This woven wrap is 100% cotton, Alchemy weave, and a medium weight of around 245 gsm.
This blend produces a woven wrap which is soft from the first wash and requires very little breaking in, it is also very easy to wrap with. This makes it a perfect newborn wrap, but it is also strong and cushy enough on the shoulders to comfortably carry an older child.
Firespiral is the creation of Tamsin and Jen. We are passionate about woven wraps and had a shared dream to one day have our own designs woven. We live in an area with a wonderful weaving heritage and have been lucky enough to work with a very skillful weaving company capable of weaving something really special. Our designs are inspired by the universal patterns in nature that stray into both science and myth; the magical way in which we are connected to the world and its rhythms. We live at the edge of the west pennine moors, surrounded by stone circles, local legend and the wild beauty of the hillside, with the shadows of the cotton mills in the valley below. We feel a real sense of belonging to the ancient landscape and it is from this wonderful place that our inspiration takes shape. Some of our designs are an exploration of naturally occurring pattern, and some could be more accurately described as 'story cloths'. We both have creative backgrounds, Tamsin from an architectural viewpoint and bringing her experience of transforming wraps under the guise of violet chameleon, Jen as an artist and art psychotherapist. We want our woven wraps to be both artistically beautiful and take on deeper personal meanings for their wearers.