Our light-as-a-feather, multi-purpose, Whale Blanket is made in Nepal using a centuries old technique whereby a layer of hand block-printed cotton is stitched between two layers of muslin. Use yours as a blanket, a flat sheet for little ones in warm weather, a travelling blanket, comforter, buggy or car shade, breast-feeding cover-up or throw - they are ultra versatile, generously sized and make wonderful presents.
Please bear in mind that this product is made using hand blocked fabric in limited runs. Because of this, we're proud to say that no two pieces are exactly the same meaning colours and motifs may vary accordingly.
Where are your pieces made?
All of our pieces are made by hand in India or Nepal. We work with small, female-led studios that adhere to strict ethical and environmental policies.
Will I need to gift wrap my order?
We package everything beautifully so that there's no need to gift wrap yourself. This means that you can send your present directly to the lucky recipient!
Do you ship internationally?
Yes! If your shipping destination isn't automatically recognised at the checkout then please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A piece I want to buy is out of stock, will it be coming back?
Unless a piece is a Limited Edition then it will be back! As our collections are produced entirely by hand we order in fairly small batches.
Where possible we process all orders within 24 hours (Monday - Friday) and send 1st class with Royal Mail.
All of our orders are sent 1st class tracked so that you can keep an eye on the status of your delivery.
Get in touch
We're here to help! If you have a question then please drop us an email at email@example.com
We are a small business making lovely things for small people
Willa and The Bear was founded by Hattie in 2014. Mama to Willa, Maud and Gus, Hattie knows a thing or two about the parenting journey and the stuff that helps make life a little bit easier!
We believe in quality and longevity
Every one of our pieces is designed by Hattie in Norfolk and made in small, female run studios in India or Nepal. Shilpa in Jaipur and Rojina in Kathmandu oversee our makers who are all true artisans in their field, block-printing and finishing each item by hand.
Ethical production only
We only use trusted makers and supply chains who operate completely ethically. No mass produced, anonymous factory settings for us which means that our products are invariably more expensive to produce but we wouldn’t have it any other way. We know that our customers appreciate this important part of our manufacturing process too.
Our female-led studios mix our environmentally-friendly dyes entirely by hand...
Hattie's designs are painstakingly transferred to specially prepared wooden blocks which are then carved by hand. The designs are then printed onto our fabric by skilled artisans who create perfect repeat patterns entirely by eye.