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The Birth of Seafoam: Design History

Seafoam was the very first design that we completed back in 2012,! It helped to crystallise our creative house style that can be seen in some form across all of our subsequent designs. We regularly use the same techniques of: Combining traditional media (pencil, paint) with digital designing, then using digital drawing tools in a […]

The Birth of Geode: Design History

It is always hard to unpick the development process of our designs, because they are born out of a melting pot of ideas that can have been cooking for months or years! So Geode was the result of a few strands of thought that were twisted together. We had been interested by the natural world’s […]

The Birth of Charters Moss: Design History

There is a visual lexicon to every geographical area, and around where I live it is the moorland grass tufts, crisscrossed with glittering peaty brown ribbons of water cutting their path down the hillsides. Ochre grass, red shale, evergreen forest plantations filled with deer and pheasants. Our newest design is called Charters Moss, named after […]

The Birth of Starmap: Design History

There were two key creative experiences that formed the foundation of our business back in 2012. One was the process of thinking up a name for our business (which was truly a labour of love) and the other was the creation of the starmap design. Whilst we’d found a shared artistic vision for our designs, Tamsin had designed Gossamer […]

Our Early Sketchbooks: Look Inside!

Come and have a flick through our earliest sketchbooks! If you’ve ever visited our stall at a babywearing event, you may have already seen our old sketchbooks, which contain the creative seeds of some of our first designs. We’ve been trying to provide a little more background and insight into all our designs, to tell […]

Bifrost Geode: Wrap Database

bifrost geode

Weft Name: BifrostWarp Name: PendleDesign Name: GeodeGSM: 330 Weave Structure: SynergyAverage Width: 69cmBlend: 100% Organic Combed Cotton Related Wraps: Bifrost Mercury Starmap Bifrost StarmapWrapping Qualities: Cloth isn’t prone to pulling, passes glide easily over each other. Smooth texture but not silky, thicker feel in hand, dense but good stretch and recoil. Ties with a large knot, […]

All About Firespiral

This is your handy guide to Firespiral- who we are, what we make, our designs, and the ethos behind our company. About Us Firespiral is the creation of friends, Tamsin and Jen. We set up the company back in 2012 after a joke about weaving our own wraps got out of hand! We’re based in […]

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