Nottingham’s Fashion Industry

By | March 7th, 2017|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Industry News, Press|

Recent figures from insurance broker Simply Business reveal that Nottingham saw the largest rise in fashion startups in 2016 and is now the UK’s budding fashion capital. The city has had 126 per cent more fashion industry startups in 2016 than in 2015, which is a larger increase than any other city in the UK. [...]

Bridge & Stitch feature in Drapers!

By | January 28th, 2016|Press|

On 26th January 2016, Bridge & Stitch featured in Drapers online article regarding unethical workforce practices in fashion and how British fashion companies need to collaborate to aid the UK Manufacturing industry. Drapers is the leading business magazine covering the fashion retail sector and it is a huge privilege to be recognised by them.   [...]

Bridge & Stitch on the TV (again)!

By | October 9th, 2015|Advertising, Bridge & Stitch HQ, Made in the UK, Press|

For those of you who follow us on Facebook, you will have seen that Bridge & Stitch's Director Rachael Hobbs has recently been on TV! Rachael was recently featured on Working Week, a Nottingham produced program which focuses on local businesses, so it was a fantastic opportunity to talk about the resurgence in UK manufacturing and the [...]

Representing England in the Rugby World Cup

By | September 21st, 2015|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Press, Projects|

Having not written a blog for my own company for many months, possibly even years, the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony has inspired me to write again. It has bought back so many memories to a time when Bridge & Stitch was first established. One of our first clients was Rugby School who we produced [...]

Bridge & Stitch in the Paper, and The London Textile Fair

By | July 17th, 2015|Advertising, Bridge & Stitch HQ, Exhibitions, Press, Projects, Suppliers, Trade Shows|

Another busy week here at the Bridge & Stitch HQ, as we took a trip to The London Textile Fair on Thursday. Based at the London Business Centre, the show presents an array of beautiful fabrics, prints, and trims from some of those most prestigious European mills. Its always a fun and informative visit, and is the [...]

The Cambridge Mask Company

By | June 19th, 2015|Advertising, Bridge & Stitch HQ, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Press, Projects, Uncategorized|

If you read last weeks blog, you will remember that Bridge & Stitch was part of some very exciting filming for one of our projects. We are thrilled to announce that we have been working with The Cambridge Mask Company, who have developed a fashionable range of air pollution masks. After moving to Beijing in 2011 as an [...]

A busy week at Bridge & Stitch

By | June 15th, 2015|Advertising, Bridge & Stitch HQ, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Press, Projects, Suppliers, Uncategorized|

It's been a busy week at Bridge & Stitch! As we mentioned a few weeks ago,  our Director Rachael Hobbs attended the fourth Leodis Forum, which this time focused on the British independent fashion industry. Rachael was lucky enough to give a speech which was the perfect opportunity to talk about the importance of UK manufacturing and what Bridge & [...]

Meet the Manufacturer 2015

By | June 5th, 2015|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Exhibitions, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Press, Suppliers, Trade Shows|

Following the success of the flagship show in 2014, Meet the Manufacturer returned on the 3-4th June to provide the opportunity to find the best factories within the UK. 
Brought to you by Make It British, the website dedicated to UK manufacturing, this unique trade show is the only major sourcing event specifically for BRITISH ONLY manufacturers of clothing, textiles and [...]

NTU Degree Show

By | May 29th, 2015|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Exhibitions, Press, Projects|

Yesterday we went to check out the Nottingham Trent University Creative Talent Takeover Degree Show, which showcases twenty exhibitions by final year Art and Design students. As always, we were amazed by some of the great projects on display and thought we'd share some photo's of our favourites...   Hand Drawn Prints by Conor Warburton, Decorative Arts Blog: [...]

The Leodis Forum- The Business of Fashion

By | May 15th, 2015|Advertising, Bridge & Stitch HQ, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Press, Projects, Suppliers|

On the 11th June Bridge & Stitch's Director Rachael Hobbs will be speaking at the fourth Leodis Forum, which this time focuses on the British independent fashion industry. The Forum gives a fantastic one-off opportunity to meet, network with, and question the people that are working within the industry. In addition to the faces behind some of the UK's [...]

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