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3 things to consider when choosing a Hair Scrunchie May 11 2021

Your browsing the Hair Scrunchies and the choice is endless but you need to narrow down the options... be it in a shop or online these little tips are going to help you make the decision...

💜Hair colour- do you want the scrunchie to stand out or blend in? Because if you want it to blend in its pointless picking a purple scrunchie unless you have purple hair 😊

💜Eye colour- if you have blue eyes picking out a blue tweed scrunchie can really maximise the colour of you eyes. 👀 Same with green or brown eyes

💜Wardrobe colour - think about what colours you already wear, for me I love blue so picking a blue scrunchie or a colour that compliments blue means I will find it easier to style my hair scrunchie with my outfits.

These tips are aimed at helping you purchase a gift for you but they also work if you are purchasing for a friend or family member.

I will be restocking the website in the next few days, but here's a glimpse of what I shall be uploading... Shout out to me which colours you love!


5 Way to include Tweed into your style this spring!! April 10 2021

5 Tweed Clothing and Accessories your going to love wearing this Spring!! 

 

Tweed Ainderby Oversized Top - perfect for a spring evening BBQ with friends and family, now that we are allowed of course, style with white jeans for a light contrast and to take you through to summer 

Tweed Skirt - Taking you to the beers gardens this April... Pair with boots and bare legs if your feeling brave... alternatively pop on some tights and a bright coloured jumper. 

Tweed Jessica Snood -  We have been having some rather chilly mornings with a white frost most days. what I have found to be useful is one of our Jessica tweed snood, for when I'm dashing about, going to the yard ,to the supermarket or even walking the dog that extra layer makes all the difference. If you pair it with a light coloured hoodie this will lighten the tweed giving your those spring vibes with the warmth of tweed.

Tweed Hair Scrunchie - Spring can be months of mixed weather, we have multiple (what I call) false springs where you think spring has arrived then another bout of cold weather arrives. Also mornings can be chilly then we get a heatwave mid day followed by a blustery afternoon, what's even worse.. you get the uncontrollable hair to go with it making it perfect hair scrunchie weather avoid that drama of hair in your face yet look stylish and fashionable.

Also I have a discount on all out hair scrunchies at the moment, simply add discount code 2 for £12 at the checkout

Tweed Facemasks - it looks like our facemasks will be here for the foreseeable so lets make them classy whilst we are visiting shops, heading to the pub or perhaps in the working environment think wear Tweed!   

 If you have any suggestions of how to get tweed into you spring wardrobe send me a message I would love to hear them! 


New For Spring March 30 2021

 

New For Spring... The Ainderby Oversized Top 

 

The Ainderby oversized Tweed Top is designed to be layered perfect for spring when temperatures can be mixed. The scooped neckline and batwing sleeve are perfect for this and you can always layer with a crisp white shirt or alternatively a polo neck top for those chillier days or evenings... pair with one of our stylish tweed snoods for that extra layer yet looking smart with jeans or with a pair of white trousers. I am super excited to present to you two classic colours for you to choose from,

Dove Grey or Navy Herringbone.   

 

 

This is no April fools I will be launching this product on Thursday evening at 7.30 with my first ever live over on instagram!!

    


Busting Myths about Tweed- is it itchy? March 18 2021

Busting Myths about Tweed!  

 

Todays Myth Buster is all about tweed and the association of it being itchy? 

So first we need to look back at the associations we have with tweed...

A lot of people associate Tweed with being the hairy coarse fabric their father or grandfather once wore in a jacket. This is likely to have been that of the traditional Harris Tweed which is almost a special case as most normal tweed cloth is now made from more prepared yarns with finer and smoother threads, so it's important to realise that there is a big difference between Harris tweed and that of Yorkshire Woven tweed.

Secondly we need to look at the production of the Tweed... 

In the present day, we now have multiple varieties of different types and weights of Wool Tweed for example... Worsted Wool is prepared differently to Harris Tweed and in turn so is Yorkshire Woven Tweed. 

Worsted Wool Yarn is prepared by combing individual strands to lie in the same direction and removing the smaller (hairier lengths) this makes the wool, finer, stronger and generally a tighter woven tweed... regarded as a high quality fabric. 

Harris tweed yarn doesn't undergo this technique so the resulting spun thread and cloth are consequently a bit thicker, bit hairier(itchier) and appears to be bulkier even for the same weight.

Yorkshire Woven Tweed is somewhere in the middle, it is softer, thinner and finer than that of the Harris Tweed however not to the extreme of the Worsted Wool making it the perfect cloth for me to create my amazing accessories and clothing.

And finally when producing garments for my Tweedy customers I not only source the right Tweed fabric that is perfectly apt for its job, I also prevent the source of itching by creating a barrier with either a polyester fleece lining... in most of my accessories or polyester satin lining in my clothing. 

Do you still have questions about the itch in the material? Get in touch, info@sarahgarbutt.co.uk  

Sarah x 

 


Time to don that tweed thinking hat of yours and find a special gift for Mum or Grandma this Mothers Day! March 04 2021

Top Tweedy Treats to buy Mum and Grandma this Mothers Day

This years Mothering Sunday is only a few weeks away...Sunday 14th March to be exact. So time to put on your tweed hat and start thinking of gifts... to give you a hand I have personally selected some tweedy treats we just know your mum/grandma is going to love! 

  First up our good friend the facemask available in both the cotton or tweed check. All our face masks are received with 1x filter and 1x bendable nose band - which I hear is great for preventing steam if mum or grandma wears glasses. We have some really pretty floral ones, very Cath Kidson also some fun animal prints as well as our traditional and vibrant tweed checks. 2 for £15 for the cotton facemasks or £10.50 for our tweed facemasks. Extra filters and nosebands available to purchase separately.  

 

We may be heading into spring and lighter nights but I can guarantee we are still having those chilly mornings and cold evenings however a cosy headband is just the answer! A really useful present especially if mum/grandma really loves being active in the great outdoors. 

Next is the Jessica Snood which made an appearance on my Instagram reels last week and lots of you loved this style. Easy to wear our Jessica Snood is similar to the Classic Snood, with the button and loop detail. However the pleated suede frames the face giving this detail the wow factor! Great to match with our Headbands.

 

 An alternative to our Tweed Snoods and Jessica Snoods are our Alice Scarf. A neat detailed scarf, also fleece lined crosses over the body to pull thorough a loop. This neat scarf isn't as chunky as our snoods and will certainly carry them  through the seasons.

 Keeping it cosy in the home with our scatter Tweed Cushion, handmade with applique detail each cushion features beautiful countryside animals, tones and textures of warmth to fill the home. Perhaps mum is Quackers... and this is the perfect gift, or you want to tell her their's only one baa-my lady round here!

 

All these beautiful Tweed Accessories and gifts are handmade with love here in Yorkshire using Yorkshire woven Tweed, making them the perfect thoughtful gift for Mum or Grandma. So pull out all the cloth and spread some Yorkshire love this Mothers Day! Don't forget.... Mums the Word!

Sarah xx

 

 


Style Inspiration- March February 25 2021

Goodbye February you fabulous month...

Hello March!

Its Pay Day tomorrow... and March is looking like layers are key! Weather your wearing them to walk the dog, heading to the shops or to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Tweed is key at this time of year and just one layer can make all the difference with its hygroscopic qualities your body temperature will be kept to your natural temperature. 

    How to style your new Jessica Snood... 

    Jeans (crew)
    Boots (fairfax & favour)
    Hoodie (crew)
    matching tweed scrunchie or headband (Sarah Garbutt Accessories)

     

     



     


    What's the one thing you look for when purchasing a new headband?! February 12 2021

    What's the one thing you look for when purchasing a new headband?!

    💜Perhaps it that it's made with Pure Wool Tweed for its insulating qualities as a hygroscopic fabric. Also for being breathable, wool has a unique structure that allows it to absorb and release moisture without it effecting its thermal efficiency. Also wool is naturally an elastic fibre which helps to keep our headbands in shape too.
    💜Or our Anti-pill Polyester Fleece lining which makes our headbands highly breathable with a comfortable layer of insulation as polyester fleece traps air pockets between its fibres creating warm air from your natural body heat. Also our polyester fleece is light weight and delicately soft when worn next to sensitive skin.
    💜 Perhaps it's that the fleece is all treated to be Anti-pill Polyester this prevents balls (or pills) of thread appearing on the surface of the fabric. The anti pill treatment means the fleece will be bobble free for longer.
    💜 Or like me you like the elastic at the back of your headband to be covered for a finished off desirable look.
    💜 Perhaps a pretty tweed to catch your eye but also something practical drawn from the countryside our Yorkshire woven tweed certainly covers both of them pointers.
    All our headbands are handmade by myself in North Yorkshire and they all hold these amazing qualities for keeping your head and ears warm yet breathable.
    What do you look for in a headband?!

    Limited Edition February Special February 09 2021

     

    Introducing our Limited Edition Tweed launched this February 2021 as a February Special.

    A limited number of tweed accessories has been made with this very special tweed. Designed to keep you warm and stylish, the beauty of wearing an accessory without compromising on form or function.

    These Classic Tweed Snoods and matching tweed headbands are wearable on both our daily country walks and our weekly trips to the supermarket. A style that will not date means that this classic collection will still be wearable post lockdown life. 

    Don't want to miss out on this limited edition... check out the link below for our

    Classic Tweed Headband and matching Tweed Snood


    Christmas Posting Dates December 10 2020

    The 18th December will be the last day for guaranteed Christmas delivery with the Royal Mail, after this date items will still be posted however it wont be guaranteed deliver before Christmas. 


    Holly Brooches November 24 2020

    Bringing a little festive cheer, this week my hand made Holly Brooches will be going live on the website.

    Perfect for stocking fillers or just a small gift to a friend or loved one. 

    Hand made using Pure Wool Tweed, I applique the holly leaf before creating the 3D holly bud and finish with a handy brooch clasp.  

     

    Sarah xx 

     

     


    How to get the Christmas Decorations Deal a Yorkshire man would be proud of! October 30 2020


    Its officially only 8 weeks until Christmas Day, scary or exciting?! 

    I know we haven't got Halloween or bonfire night out of the way but with only 8 weeks until Christmas I thought I would start with the festivities. 

    Tonight I launch our Christmas pudding and stocking, tree decorations all made in Yorkshire with Yorkshire Tweed and filled with Yorkshire Lavender... can you get any more Yorkshire?! 

     

    What's even better I am launching them with a deal a Yorkshire man would be proud of... £3 each which is very reasonable or 2 for £5!!! which is even more reasonable!! How do you pick up this deal??

    At the checkout enter the discount code of... 2 for £5 its as simple as that!

    Happy Shopping

    and

    don't forget they go live at 7.30!! 

     

    Sarah xx

     

     


    Tweed Facemasks October 19 2020

    How do you accessorise your facemask?!

    With a hair scrunchie of course! 💜

     

    I am just about to launch our tweed facemasks and like the cotton facemasks I have lined them all in a cotton calico as I don't believe in compromising style with comfort. And just as you enjoyed matching your cotton facemasks with cotton hair scrunchies you can do the same with the tweed facemasks and tweed hair scrunchies.

     

    What's even better for a limited time I am going to offer any facemask and hair scrunchie for £15 either cotton or tweed, simply add discount code :

    accessoriseyourfacemask

    at the checkout 💜

     

    This discount will only be live once the tweed facemasks are live on my website tonight at 6.30

     

    Happy Shopping 💜

    Sarah