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ANTI HOARDING Memory Rag Doll project for February

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ANTI HOARDING Memory Rag Doll project for February

While chatting about the mountains of 'stuff' we bury ourselves in, it occurred to me that the urge to hoard is as branching and diverse as the biggest gnarled oak in the forest. To begin with, we make a decision not to part with an item. We see value in it and therefore hang on to it.  Now that makes sense. What's the problem? And really, at this stage there is no problem at all.  But, let's break it down a little, let's take a look at a very few of the reasons for keeping an item. The item is...

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We don't do Black Friday

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We don't do Black Friday

We don't just NOT do Black Friday, we are fundamental opposed to the distasteful madness that is Black Friday. Our ethical stance is one of offering products that enrich our customers lives. Be that Rag Doll Making, Bear Making or our Teddy and Doll Hospital. All of these things offer a service that enriches in a very real sense. We stand with the growing movement that is hitting back against events like Black Friday. Events that deliberately whip up an urgency and need to buy that simply does not exist. When you buy from us we want it to be because...

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Let it sew, let it sew, let it sew . . . do you see what I did there?

Bear Making Christmas Competition gift Rag Doll Making

Let it sew, let it sew, let it sew . . . do you see what I did there?

I know I'm not on my own in my almost scary love of Christmas. Giving is one of my guilty pleasures, especially when my children were growing up and I was able to relive my childhood through them. These days I really do try to think about what I'm giving. Our purchases don't just have an obvious cost, they often have other, far reaching and far more important costs. It's important to consider the environmental and social impact of your purchase and the easiest way to do that is to buy from a company who you trust to have done the groundwork for you. They'll...

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