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Interview: Freya Sykes of Ella Riley Toffee

Ella Riley’s founder tells us how she had to relocate to a different part of the UK in order to get the support…

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Meet the Manufacturer: Sheepland Slippers

David Gibson of Sheepland tells us how the dawn of the internet helped keep the skill of slipper making in Somerset [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RHI9m59bWA]…

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A preview of Beautiful Soul's ‘I ♥ Ladybirds’ collection

Quintessentially British brand Beautiful Soul debuts at London Fashion Week with ‘I ♥ Ladybirds’ Unfortunately circumstances conspired against me this week and I never…

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Interview: Tom Holley from Art Star Industries

Tom Holley from Art Star Industries talks to Make it British about the importance of openness, dialogue and lessons learned when establishing a…

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Carr and Wesley
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Meet the Manufacturer: Carr and Westley

Chris Brinklow from Carr & Westley tells us why being a British manufacturer is tough in 2013 In an exclusive article written for…

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Scottish lace manufacturers: MYB Textiles

Video of the last remaining Scottish lace producer shows the skill required to produce this delicate fabric [vimeo http://vimeo.com/38014104] MYB Textiles, based in…

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Happy Sofa: Bringing joy to the homes of Britain

Our interview with the founder of new British-made furniture brand Happy Sofa This year we are planning to feature a more diverse range…

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Interview: Jason Iftakhar, co-founder of Swifty Scooters

Swifty Scooters is a fine example of a company proving that British manufacturing and innovation can, and do, go hand in hand. The…

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Corgi Hosiery sock & knitwear manufacturers
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Interview: Lisa Wood of Corgi Hosiery

The owner of Corgi Hosiery tells us “if you want to stand out and have the best then you should have made in…

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Interview: Alison Phillips-Pearce from Brit Chic

To celebrate British Wool week we interview Alison Phillips-Pearce who has created her own knitwear label in memory of the mother who taught…

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Exclusive Interview: Adam Atkinson of Cherchbi

In the week that the Best of Britannia event will celebrate British craftsmanship in Clerkenwell, we interview Adam Atkinson, Founder of British leathergoods…

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John Smedley – Made in England since 1784

John Smedley release video to celebrate manufacturing knitwear in England for over 230 years There aren’t many companies in the UK that have…

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Interview: Ben Edmonds, creator of Blok Knives

Blok knives are no ordinary kitchen knives, they are more like works of art, and every one is handmade in Ben Edmonds’ workshop…

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How The Cambridge Satchel Company fought back and won

The story of how British bag makers The Cambridge Satchel Company ended up receiving an undisclosed sum from rival bag firm Zatchels in…

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The New Balance 576 Cutting Room Pack

New Balance celebrates 30 years of manufacturing in the UK by honouring craftsmen with trainers named after them If you follow Make it…

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The Lewis Leathers Universal Racer
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British Clothing Icon: The Lewis Leathers Universal Racer

The made to measure Lewis Leathers Universal Racer Jacket might take 6 weeks to arrive – but surely a British classic like this…

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Rockman & Rockman furniture

Born from a frustration of not being able to find things that they wanted for their own home, Kate Lennard & Mark Garside…

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The Cambridge Raincoat Company

A perfect solution for cycling in our lovely British weather As I write this in Mid-July, Britain is officially having the worst summer…

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S.E.H Kelly: Meet their makers

S.E.H. Kelly scour the UK for the only best manufacturers, now they are offering a glimpse inside the factories where their truly British…

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Designer Interview: Victoria Cramsie from PaperBoy Wallpaper

How do you decorate a boy’s bedroom in a stylish way? PaperBoy Wallpaper solves the problem Here we interview Victoria Cramsie, founder of…

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How a Loake shoe is made

A Goodyear welted Loake shoe can take up to eight weeks to make. Here’s how it’s done [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W7_hPugqro] Following on from our…

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British bag-makers: Hanson of London

Ever wondered why a hand-made bag is so expensive? This video by Hanson of London shows the work that goes into producing a…

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Designer Interview: Robert Paisley of Chisel & Mouse

Chisel & Mouse make miniature models of the facades of iconic buildings, and below we interview Robert Paisley, one of the brothers that…

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Alfred Sargent Shoes
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Alfred Sargent Shoes

We do love a good factory photo hear at Make it British, and these images by Steve Lancefield show the true craftsmanship that…

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