We love these freehand machine embroidery designs from York based Sumptuosity. Ruth was an historian of art & design, specialising in fashion & textile history, before she gave it all up to create beautiful silk products: button badges, mirrors, bookmarks.
We’ve ordered a couple of batches, so you might find one tucked inside your Gift Owl parcel if you’re lucky.
Hello, and welcome to our brand new blog. Featuring all the news that’s fit to print from behind the scenes at the Gift Owl nest: profiles on our favourite craftspeople, the latest vintage discoveries from our shopping expeditions, and updates on what to expect next from us.
We’ll even be answering ‘readers letters’ and helping you solve any gift conundrums that you may have. So go on, challenge us with your hardest-to-buy-for friends or family and we’ll find some inspiration for you.