Hello Fall: hello green

New tea cosy colour!  Still lots of summer humidity around here but the Fall colours will soon be upon us.  In the meantime we're thrilled to welcome the perennially fresh Moss Green to Flock of Tea Cosy's "Baseball" design line of modern tea cosies. Coming soon to...

New color: Mulberry Red

New tea cozy color Mulberry Red We're giving this lovely Mulberry red a trial run.  A deep, rich red and a thick and lovely hand-feel. Available in the "Neu" style coffee cosy designed to fit the Bodum Chambord french press coffee maker (8-cup or 12-cup) , and in a...

Cozy hack, trivet test

Tea cozy hack and trivet test. Customers are such an inventive lot.  And helpful. Fits a tall teapot too Recently a customer ordered one of the flock's cosies designed for a french press coffee maker, the 8-cup "Neu" design in Moss Green.  Shortly after receiving it...

Why shop at FoTC?

I'm very proud of the craftsmanship and quality of the products I make to sell under the Flock of Tea Cosy banner, and it makes my day when a sale or a query comes over the transom, especially from some place faraway. CLEAN, MODERN DESIGN Some place like...

Making Bi Lo Chun tea

Making Bi Lo Chun tea If you are familiar with Bi Lo Chun (green snail spring) tea you know it has a wonderful, big, sweet aroma and a distinctive snail-like curl to its dried leaf shape which gives it its name. A few years ago I took an...

Extra large tea cosy

The flock's "Ribbed" style tea cosies have a wonderful puffer-fish expandability -- but it wasn't until quite a while after I designed them that I finally fully stuffed one of the Standard size and measured its circumference. Woof -- a  37" circumference!  Allowing an...

Tea Tour: Yixing tea pots

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

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...