Competition: Win a stunning British textile prize
Have you enjoyed learning more about what the UK textile industry has to offer? Give us your feedback to be in with the chance of winning one of 10 amazing cashmere, wool, lace or silk prizes from some of our finest UK textile brands and manufacturers.
18+ only. Each winner will one prize each (10 prizes in total). This promotion closes on 30/09/2021. For full terms and conditions see below.
You could win one of the following prizes…
Alex Begg ‘Wispy Viewfield’ 100% superfine cashmere scarf
Featuring a hand-drawn map of the Ayrshire coast, the Wispy Viewfield is a timeless favourite for both men and women, woven in 100% cashmere. Ultra-lightweight, this superfine scarf contains a staggering 8km of gossamer-fine yarn sourced in small batches from Mongolia. It is the ideal trans-seasonal accessory. A postcard from Scotland!’
Alex Begg says: “Based in the small Scottish coastal town of Ayr where we make and design every collection at our mill, we are endlessly inspired by Scotland’s rugged coastline. Stark yet staggeringly beautiful, Ayr’s paradox of industry and nature is at the heart of everything we do.”
100% Pure New Wool Throw by Abraham Moon.
Approx size 140 x 185cm
These fine wool throws have all been inspired by the places in the National Trust’s care; stately designs in a rich colour palette. Woven in Yorkshire to the highest standards at Abraham Moon’s historic mill, this licensed collection represents a unique collaboration between two quintessentially British brands. With special product branding and a donation made to the Trust charity, Moons are proud to support the National Trust.
100 % British Wool Stole by Lochcarron – Fearne Cranston Pearl
49 x 210 cms including a short pin fringe. Dry Clean Only.
Beautiful Fearn British Wool Cranston Pearl Stole is woven in 100% British Wool, sourced and made in the UK. The wool is spun from a blend of fibres from the Bluefaced Leicester sheep and Masham sheep. The Fearne is a generous-sized stole, perfect for wrapping up in on those cooler autumn days.
David Walters’ Scarf
Woven at David Walters in Suffolk, this gorgeous ‘Dragonfly’ silk and cashmere scarf is feather light and delicate to the touch. Combining lilac silk and purple cashmere the colour ombres through the scarf between these two shades, as well as having the dragon fly motif disperse along the scarf as they flutter away. The scarf is finished with a delicate fringe of white silk. Composition 89% silk / 11% cashmere.
iinouiio knitting kit
iinouiio knitting kit made from recycled wool in Yorkshire – to create a beautiful knitted throw (kit retails at £59.99).
Ian Mankin cushions
A beautiful pair of Ian Mankin cushions from their 1485 collection in association with The Landmark Trust. The design is a Ticking Stripe in Monarch Blue. The cushions come filled with luxury duck feathers and are made with a concealed zip.
Size: 40cm x 40cm
Stephen Walters silk tie
Woven at Stephen Walters & Sons in Suffolk, this eye catching tie is woven in their classic Mogador quality This tie combines the skill of their weavers, as well as those of a reputable tie maker based in Kent, with whom Stephen Walters have a long established relationship. The tie is hand cut, and beautifully finished. Composition: 50% Silk / 50% Cotton
Lace tote bag by MYB Textiles
A beautiful sustainability story : gorgeous tote bags made from remainder MYB lace fabrics. The bags are made at the sewing school at Dumfries House. The lining and straps are also made from the off-cuts from MYB Textile’s solid theatre fabric.
David Walters’ Cushion
Composition: 70% silk / 30% polyester
Bringing instant colour and texture to a bedroom or day room, the ‘Wisley’ Duck Egg cushion from David Walters showcases some of the refined detail expected from this mill. Adding a touch of elegance to any interior, this 30cm x 30cm British-made cushion is beautifully piped in a contrasting oyster shade.
Stephen Walters ‘The Silk Family’ Book
In 2020, Stephen Walters & Sons reached a significant milestone in their company history by reaching their 300th Anniversary. Although celebrations had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, they were still able to produce this celebratory book ‘The Silk Family’ which follows the history of the 10 generations of Walters family members from the start at Spitalfields in 1720, through the war years and Royal appointments, right up to the present day.
Competition eligibility and terms and conditions
- To enter the Promotion, you must answer the question posed on the UKFT survey platform and submit your email address and mobile phone number.
- The Promotion will open at 10:00 on Friday 17th September 2021 and close at 23:59 on Thursday 30th September 2021. Entries received before or after this time will not be included in the Promotion.
- Once the Promotion has closed (or within seven (7) days of the closing time of the Promotion), the best answers to the final question will be selected from all the entries during the Promotion to win one prize each (10 winners in total). If you are an entrant who submitted one of those entries, you will receive an email to organise delivery. If the entry is ineligible, or doesn’t have the correct answer, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize and select another entrant.
- We may publish and publicise your name, image, social media handle and/or profile picture, your nearest geographical location (for example, your nearest city, town or county), and we may refer to your association with the Promotion and/or the prize, in any and all media, worldwide, in perpetuity, for publicity and PR purposes solely in connection with the Promotion.
- The Promotion is open to people from the fashion and textile industry.
- Entries into the promotion are restricted to one entry per person. If we believe that entrants may be entering across multiple devices or phone numbers in order to negate the entry limit, they may be disqualified from the Promotion.
- Eligibility checks may delay fulfilment of the prize.
- The prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable.
- We reserve the right to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value at our absolute discretion.