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Slippy Slippers, Sole Transformations & More Time with Mike

As you might remember from our last blog post in December, we made about 60 pair of test slippers for our friends and family before christmas. We had received a range of feedback from most people loving the fabrics, colours, style and sock like structure of our slippers to other people sharing that their slippers were too small […]

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Live, Love, Wear Slippers

A lot of stuff has happened since our last blog post. First of all Slipper Island has moved offices and we now enjoy working from lovely Cramond in Edinburgh where Iain’s parents have given us their basement to work from. We moved our fabrics and sewing machines over and got ourselves some new furniture. This […]

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The Slipper Countdown has begun

We just returned from our second trip to Portland, visiting Mike Friton who is currently helping us with the slipper pattern, indoor and outdoor sole. Kaye & Mike have been working on ironing out our slipper pattern to ensure the slipper has a round toe at the front (it was edgy before) and a nice neat finish at […]

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A sole with soul

In our last blog we promised to share a little bit about our outdoor sole idea. Whilst we can’t share much as we have yet to patent the mechanism for the sole, the little bit we can share is that the sole is going to be very futuristic. It will be a detachable snap on sole, innovated […]

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Next Phase of Prototyping at Slipper Island

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Whilst Kaye has been nurturing the relationship with ANTHILL Fabric Gallery in the Philippines, finding out more about the fabric making & ordering process, and getting some slipper designs rendered by the designer from ANTHILL Fabric Gallery, we’ve been busy here at Slipper Island creating the next phase of our slipper prototypes. Katie our Master Crafter has produced […]

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