Reasons to love felt…

Reasons to love felt…

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 wonderful woolly coats...

Hot that pot, then on with the tea cosy…

Hot that pot, then on with the tea cosy…

Almost every tea culture does it -- warms the teapot (or teacup) with the boiling water before making the tea in it.  Why?  Because the room-temperature vessel will steal almost ten degrees Celsius from the hot water.  This means if you don't pre-warm your teapot,...

Mulberry Red

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" or "Baseball" style coffee coies designed to fit the Bodum Chambord french press coffee maker (8-cup or 12-cup) , and in a small or...

Cozy hack, trivet test

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...

Spring is here and so is SSL…

Spring is here and so is SSL…

Welcome spring!  We are so glad you're here. And welcome to Flock of Tea Cosy's newly secure website.  We've (finally) implemented SSL -- you can tell because there's now https and a green padlock icon before all our URLs.  This means your internet connection and...

Why shop at FoTC?

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...

Extra large tea cosy

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...

Multi-coloured tea cosies

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...

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