SHARING THE PASSION
A GREAT COLLECTION OF MEMORIES
When we started this new chapter in the Ernest Wright history, we were overwhelmed by the great many wonderful stories people shared with us. Emails from fans all over the world, from heartwarming to outright funny. All with one common thread: the love and passion for the brand. We will continue to share more stories with you through our website and social media.
TIPS Ernest Wright scissors and shears are handmade from high-quality materials, so with a little care, they’ll love you for a lifetime. We often receive questions about the best way to look after scissors. Below, is some handy advice from our craftsmen in the...
Perfecting craft over centuries Gary Newbold is a designer who has travelled the world in search of the best fabric. After working with top names like Barbour and Ralph Lauren, Gary now focuses on his own luxury brand – English Utopia. THE STORY Luxury brands...
Millions of tonnes of waste are sent to landfill each year. But what if we could turn that junk into useful, everyday items? That’s the mission of Neil Wragg, founder of Ragsto and resident artisan on BBC1’s Money for Nothing.
IT'S ALL ABOUT CRAFT The Heritage Craft Association is a charitable led organisation which safeguards craft skills and knowledge for the future. Their work is vital to support practitioners and promote Britain’s craft heritage. Mary Lewis, HCA’s Endangered Craft...
Xtenders is a company that builds bespoke tenders for superyachts. They use carbon fibre for many components, a fabric that is heavy, thick and difficult to cut. We’re proud that Xtenders choose for the traditional Ernest Wright Tailor shears to cut this modern material.
Modern fashion moves fast. People are buying more and more, but clothes are worn less and discarded faster than ever before. Nowadays, clothes have increasingly short lifespans because of the poor-quality, blended fabrics used. And because trends change quickly, clothing styles soon end up becoming obsolete...
WHAT’S YOUR STORY?
Perhaps you’d like to share a nice story, your particular craft or fond memories of certain events. We’d love to read it. Or see it, for your videos are very welcome.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or comment through our social channels.
In recent years, some very nice documentaries were made on the craft of making scissors. It gives some great insights into the skills and care it takes to create a pair of Ernest Wright scissors or shears.
ABOUT ERNEST WRIGHT
Handmade in Sheffield
Proud of our heritage
People love the brand
Buy once, love forever