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Welcome to the Clootie Coo, where you'll find beautiful gifts and accessories all handmade in the British Isles from eco-friendly, fair trade and organic fabrics and components, including quality British wool and flannel, certified Fairtrade organic cotton, hemp and bamboo textiles and even tweed made from nettles! I have sourced some wonderful ceramic buttons from the UK and from a women's co-operative in South Africa. I also bring new life to vintage and reclaimed fabrics that would otherwise end up in landfill. Because I make everything to order, you can have items made in custom colours or design. Just ask!

Why the Clootie Coo?
'Clootie Coo' is Scots for cloth cow. It was the name given to a lovely small house cow kept in Shetland, which was known for becoming so attached to its owners that, when sold on, it would be sent off to its new home with a piece of the owner's…

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  • Joined October 17, 2011

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About

Welcome to the Clootie Coo, where you'll find beautiful gifts and accessories all handmade in the British Isles from eco-friendly, fair trade and organic fabrics and components, including quality British wool and flannel, certified Fairtrade organic cotton, hemp and bamboo textiles and even tweed made from nettles! I have sourced some wonderful ceramic buttons from the UK and from a women's co-operative in South Africa. I also bring new life to vintage and reclaimed fabrics that would otherwise end up in landfill. Because I make everything to order, you can have items made in custom colours or design. Just ask!

Why the Clootie Coo?
'Clootie Coo' is Scots for cloth cow. It was the name given to a lovely small house cow kept in Shetland, which was known for becoming so attached to its owners that, when sold on, it would be sent off to its new home with a piece of the owner's cloth apron to comfort it.

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