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.

OVERVIEW
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“Every Quilt Has A Story Behind It”

Ilkley-based artisan Jenni Smith believes every quilt has a story to tell. We spoke to Jenni about craft, community, and how her experience of writing a book about quilting with Liberty fabrics brought a lifelong love affair to a new pinnacle.

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Stitches through time

For Savile Row tailor Jihae An, the craft of tailoring has provided a way to connect with British tradition on a deeper level.

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Winners of the 2020 Heritage Crafts Awards

Ernest Wright has won the inaugural President’s Award for Endangered Crafts in this year’s Heritage Crafts Awards.

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The Kutrite is coming back!

After four years of talking about this lost pattern, and more than two years working on it ourselves, the Kutrite is coming back!

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Fulfilling backorders

Let us start by saying we’re astounded at the support our customers have given us during this most complicated of summers.  Despite long wait times …

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Your Support

Our youngsters are all fine crafsmen in their own right, some of them with several years’ experience, and they did a great job. Nonetheless, the …

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Making Something Magical

Ruby Fox creates out-of-the-ordinary experiences for shoppers, theatre-lovers and festival-goers through her installation art. We spoke to Fox about how she crafts weird and wonderful microcosms from a studio, here in Sheffield…

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Bringing back the Kutrite

Over the last year, we’ve been awaiting the right opportunity to bring back a classic kitchen scissor, the Kutrite. Now, a breakthrough is near. Ernest Wright has teamed up with a tool and die specialist who shares our vision…

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Looking after your scissors

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LOOK AFTER MY SCISSORS? Always store scissors dry, and maybe keep them wrapped in some clean-dry absorbent material. We …

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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 stories@ernestwright.co.uk or comment through our social channels.

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WATCH THE VIDEOS
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SHORT DOCUMENTARIES

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.