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The History of Waxed Cotton Country Clothing

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Aug 21, 2016

Customers often ask about the history of waxed country clothing. This seems to be an area of great interest!It appears that the process of 'waxing' can be traced back to the 15th century! The sails of … read more

Working waxed clothing for farmers & gamekeepers

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Oct 24, 2013

Waxed clothing has been around for centuries. In fact, wax was first used on clothing in the 1950s, primarily on sailing clothes, due to its waterproofing capabilities. From the 15th century, sail … read more