Sheepskin Mantle Cloak

12 Apr 2019

wool cloak

Today was about building Sheepskin Mantle Cloaks. The programme Game of Thrones has had an influence on a number of designs but this has to be one of the more obvious ones. We make two versions, one which has the chest straps like to John Snow one and this one which keeps the nice fancy dragon hook fastening of the original cloak. It is basically three quarters of a sheepskin rug argued onto our h... read more

Wool cloaks

24 Mar 2019

wool cloak

I was busy packing for an event recently and I looked at the weather forecast. I then went and packed another couple of wool cloaks. If the weather is going to be anything but sunny then it's definately worth packing your good warm wool cloak. There's nothing worse than standing around being cold and wet and while the water will eventually get through the wool it will still keep the w... read more

Game of Thrones wool cloaks part 2

30 Sep 2016

wool cloak

As mentioned in the first post, I wanted to try with a darker colour sheepskin and to change the wool ties for a GoT style cross strap fastening. I'm very happy with the result, I think it's now a saleable product, althought there are some production problems still to overcome. To make the sheepskin fit the cloak neckline cleanly you have to cut a section out before you sew it. Unfortu... read more

Game of Thrones wool cloaks

26 Sep 2016

wool cloak

I've had an idea how we could build wool cloaks a bit like the ones on Game of Thrones for a couple of years now. I've always held off because a good friend started building a similar item even before the series came out. They were works of art and although the pricetag was hefty you could see where the money was. He's since quit the circuit, something to do with the endless rain, mud ... read more