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LOCKDOWN CHRISTMAS CAKE

  In lockdown one we did a blog post on things you could do until the restrictions lifted, so here we are in lockdown two, with colder, wetter weather on the lead-up to Christmas. One of the things we always do at this time of year is make a cake (we actually make two, one for Christmas and one for January), it's a good way to spend a few hours and it fills the house with a brilliantly evocative aroma. So here is our family Christmas cake recipe, we have made it every year since the kids were young and it never fails - its a bit of a mash up between a Nigella recipe and one from a 30 year old cooking magazine, its great...

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ISSUE ONE Things to do during lockdown that are sustainable and free.

If you are anything like us then the last few months has bought with it positives and negatives, good days and bad days. It has been a time to protect yourself and those you love, look after those who have become ill, and celebrate when they get well. It has also been a huge opportunity to learn more about ourselves and the place we live. I feel more of a sense of community now than I have in all the years I have lived in my town. Ben and I have taken to walking once a day every day, we have covered miles of countryside we have never seen before (on our doorstep) and when doing so come across people we haven't seen...

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Face masks IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

 FOR SALE WE ARE NOW SELLING A REVISED PAJOTTEN FACE MASK (BOTH STYLES) FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO STRUGGLE WITH SEWING - PLEASE CHECK OUR 'FACE COVERINGS' SECTIONS  OF OUR WEBSITE (drop down menu under Man and Woman)   Pajotten is a small sustainable fashion brand based in the UK, we make mens and womenswear to order using natural fabrics - if you have time please take the time to look at our website to see what we do. Please sign up to our mailing list on the home page if you would like to receive more free patterns, offers and info on our ranges. When it became clear that Covid 19 was taking hold in the UK we wanted to do...

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Pajotten and sustainability

When we started Pajotten we didn't set out on some huge crusade to make an environmental difference (honestly that's not possible - fashion is environmentally bad - if you can, buy second hand), we were simply trying spend's time together designing, making and selling the clothes we love.

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