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Flags

The Scarlet Pimpernel

Flagmakers were recently commissioned to make a 2.5 yard custom flag. The design contains the scarlet pimpernel flower, and we can only guess the meaning behind this design which could be simply the customer’s love and passion for the botanical art. Or the meaning could be much deeper as this flower’s name is a well-known […]

Children’s Flag Competition

Poole Maritime Festival We are proud to sponsor the Children’s Flag Competition at Poole Maritime Festival hosted by Borough of Poole. The festival will have the prestigious European Maritime Day which will attract 1000’s visitors from different parts of the Europe continent. The European Maritime Day is organised by the EU Commission’s marine division which […]

Queen’s Elizabeth II Sapphire Jubilee

Royal Standard flag

We were recently sent some fabulous pictures from one of our favourite customers in California, USA who was proud to fly the Union flag as well as the Royal Standard for our very own Queen’s Saphire Jubilee. I found it hard to match this gentleman’s enthusiasm for this momentous occasion within the UK, let alone […]

Royal Logistics Corps Convention

We were very pleased indeed to have been invited to the Royal Logistics Corps convention at Grantham. It was the first time for Flagmakers exhibiting at such event which meant that the whole team were excited and worked very hard to produce the highest quality exhibition stand. The Flagmakers exhibition stand showcased embroidered, printed and […]

Flagmakers at its Highest

Flagmakers recently manufactured a Royal Engineers Flag for an event which saw it climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.  The Royal Engineers division provides military engineering and technical support to the British Armed Forces. The challenge for this division of the British Army was to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Which is some challenge considering the […]

Hand Sewn Flags

Two of our beautiful hand sewn flags fly proudly at London based hotel. The two flags now fly proudly above the hotels entrance on a bustling London high street. Afraid we can’t say too much but the we were very happy to supply two of our hand sewn flags. The hotel required a Malaysia and […]

Flag Focus – Iceland

  Having recently been to Iceland I couldn’t help but notice how many flags were flying in the capital Reykjavik and the surrounding villages. I know most people probably don’t notice these things but as a Flagmaker its refreshing to see a nation taking such pride in their flag. If ever get the chance to […]

Cromford’s New Village Flag

Cromford became the latest in a small club of villages to have its own registered flag. The new flag finally achieved its approval last month, certified by chief vexillologist Graham Bartram. The news came as a great surprise to designer Clem Wilson who originally designed the flag in 2006, it was first flown in the […]

Rio Passes the Olympic Flag to Tokyo

The closing ceremony of this year’s Olympics saw the standard process of passing the Olympic flag. The unique flag which flies throughout the Olympics was slowly lowered to go back into hiding until the next summer games. The usual Olympic flag ceremonies were adopted in the closing ceremony with the Brazil flag been slowly lowered […]

Rio Flag Blunder – Chinese Flag

Olympics officials in Rio have apologised after discovering they were raising an incorrect version of the Chinese national flag during medal ceremonies. Both Chinese flags are red and feature a large yellow star flanked by four smaller stars. But there are (very) subtle differences in how the smaller stars are aligned. “We do understand that […]