Winter shop closure & good egg

[retweet][/retweet] https://www.instagram.com/flockofteacosy/ As mentioned previously, our annual winter shop closure will start January 15th and it will reopen sometime in the spring, when the sun is back and there's some promise in the garden.  The Contact Form at...

New Year’s egg cosy…

[retweet][/retweet] Happy New Year to you!  On this brand new first day of 2017 (and it's a glorious, blue-sky, sunny day where I am) which happens to be a Sunday, even more perfect as a lazy, long-breakfast kind of a day, a mention that the flock's small tea cosy...

Ship Deadlines soon…

[facebook] [retweet][/retweet]   There's no snow yet here, but I'm still starting to feel the holiday cheer.  Making the first batch of shortbread today. Next Monday is the shipping deadline for regular shipping to destinations in North America -- ie: Canada and...

Tea Tour: Yixing tea pots

[retweet][/retweet] If you drink oolong tea you've probably heard of yixing clay teapots.  They are small unglazed teapots for preparing small, fresh infusions and reinfusions of oolong tea and come in a number of different natural clay colours from the region of...

Multi-coloured tea cosies

[retweet][/retweet] Finally had some time at the work table the other day -- more of the colourful "Ribbed" cosy design in the small size. These ones are sized for a small 2-cup teapot but because the design cleverly expands like a puffer fish it can accommodate one a...

Reasons to love felt…

[retweet][/retweet] It was love at first sight for me, because of its density and thickness and its vibrant colours, but a number of the reasons to love this beautiful, non-woven wool fabric are invisible.  It's a renewable resource. Sheep continually grow their...

Fall 2016 News

[retweet][/retweet] Here's a quick recap of what's current at Flock of Tea Cosy vis colours and designs for the fall and winter of 2016/2017. As usual everything at Flock of Tea Cosy is made of the finest, thick (3mm) European 100% merino wool felt which has a...

Is it a gift?

[retweet][/retweet] If your order here at Flock of Tea Cosy is a gift -- (housewarming? Christmas, birthday? Mother's Day? Hanukka?) --  and you'd like it shipped directly to your giftee, we'd be happy to wrap it in special tissue and include a personal note from you...

2016 Holiday deadlines

[retweet][/retweet] It feels early, but it's good to be prepared. Flock of Tea Cosy uses Canada Post’s services and the recommended dates below have been lifted from their website. #1.  =  The flock’s FREE shipping service. #2.  =  Requires additional charges which...

Coasters with a conscience

[retweet][/retweet] Wool felt is already a green product -- it's a renewable resource, it's natural and biodegradable, and this felt is manufactured to Oeko-tex 100 standards.   But as you can imagine, after a few years of making these fine felt tea cosies I've a pile...

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