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Hi,  I hate to start talking about Christmas in October however, it isn't that far away. I went shopping last weekend and found that M&S had Hallowe'en and Christmas sweets and presents in stock. So here goes...

If you have secret Santa presents to buy for family or colleagues why not buy them a new seasonal headset cover. I have quite a few fabrics  in Christmas designs. 

Did you know that p&p costs the same if I post one or two pairs of covers in the same parcel? £7.50 the cost of one pair of covers and p&p, £12.50 for two pairs of covers and p&p. Cut costs and order with a friend/colleague. *Obviously overseas postage costs more.

I'm looking forward to receiving lots of orders... Remember all the money paid for the headset covers go to Help for Heroes.

Best Wishes,

Moira




I would like to thank DF and his team for their large order of headset covers. It's thanks to people like DF that I am able to send money to HfH. HfH do amazing work with wounded servicemen and women and their families.  All the £5 paid for each set of covers goes to HfH. 

I've been making headsets now since 2013 and I am proposing to stop making the headset covers at the end of April 2023; until that time I shall continue to make the covers. I thought it only right to give people notice of the impending end of this project.  Thank you to everyone who has supported headsetsforheroes in any way.

Best wishes to all. Moira








 Hi, 

I've been very lazy and not written on this blog for a long time for which I apologise. However, I have still been making headset covers. I sent £400 to HfH at the beginning of the year, many thanks to everyone who has bought headset covers over the last 12 months. 

Thank you to the air traffickers on an aircraft carrier who recently ordered headset covers. I hope that your next deployment goes well and your headset covers cheer up your work time.

Lots of people have asked if they could have covers made from football club fabric. This has always been very difficult to source however, someone found company which has some fabric, if you support a football club it is always worth asking. I will always aim to find a fabric people want if I haven't already got it in stock.

Sadly with the proposed Royal Mail increase of postage this will impact on the p&p costs. I will check out the cost of postage this week.

Best wishes to everyone. Kind Regards

Moira






It is now 8 years since I began this project. Each year has brought different challenges and the project has kept on evolving.  The last 18 months have been incredibly busy and I would like, once again, to thank everyone who has supported the project and therefore supported Help for Heroes by either purchasing headset covers or masks.

I have been looking for ways of using the scraps left from fabrics used. So far I've made a lap quilt and a Christmas stocking. I'm not sure what will be next...

My fabric stash is now tidy in the office, thanks to a bookcase which I had spare. I can now see fabric at a glance. 

Sadly August began sadly with the death of Ruby my faithful Labrador who would sit and watch me work on headset covers. She was so patient and kind and a loyal dog. We now have Meg who is Bruces' dog, she is still learning that the office is not a place to rummage!

Thanks again go to Helen who in spite of working full time has found time to update the website.



I have only just realised that I hadn't written anything on the blog for over 2 months! oops I'm sorry but I have been busy doing other things.

Having had a spring clean in my office I feel that my sewing might improve (some hope!); the office along with the garden and greenhouse and my shed are now ready for spring. At present the garden is full of daffodils, primroses and tulips and Ruby (my dog) sitting in the sunshine.

The fabrics for HfH are now more easily displayed, there are still more fabrics to go onto the website, thank you to HM for the request of a hedgehog fabric which is now ready to go online. Thank you to everyone who have ordered headset covers or masks during the last year I know that HfH are grateful for the monies received. Also a huge thank you to HW who whilst beginning a new job has found time to do various website jobs for me.

To those Air Traffic Controllers who use Sennheiser headsets I can make a cover for these thanks to a very patient ATC who sent me measurements and tried some out.

Take care and enjoy the sunshine. Moira




 

 As we near the end of January I am spending wet and cold days ordering more fabric. I have had some suggestions from people who have bought headset covers for themselves or friends. So take a look at the latest fabrics on the website. Thanks to H for sorting out the website and adding the fabrics I recently purchased.

The following is a reply from H4H: Thank you to everyone who contributed. Moira

                           


Happy New Year to all readers:)  

Here is a copy of the letter I sent to Help for Heroes in December.

I am happy to say that to date I have sent £3,900.00 to Help for Heroes since 2013.

Help for Heroes

14 Parkers Close

Downton Business Centre

Downton

Wiltshire

SP5 3RB 30th December 2020


Dear Friends,

Headsets Covers (18)

   

Reference: GEN01764224


I am delighted to enclose a cheque for £500.00 from the sale of headset covers and face masks since September 2020. I realise that as a charity this year has been difficult for you to raise money due to the pandemic however, for headsetsforheroes it has been a phenomenal year. I’m really pleased that people have been in touch to order products.


From the Isle of Uist to Gibraltar both RAF and civilian personnel have been ordering headset covers. Many others have ordered face masks, which have become part of our everyday wear; thanks to all who have ordered these. All money raised comes to you to help your charity.


I shall continue this endeavour for the foreseeable future and have some new products for next year. 


Please send an email or letter to acknowledge receipt of the cheque.

Merry Christmas to all at Help for Heroes and A Happy New Year.


Yours sincerely,


Moira Williamson


Enc: Cheque, Donation form,