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Discover the Heart Behind Born Free Printworks: Our Story, Our Passion, Our Commitments.
Welcome to Born Free Printworks, your passport to a world where adventure and the great outdoors are at the heart of everything we do. Founded in 2020 by our intrepid spirit, Pete Winterbottom, our journey has been nothing short of a wild, exhilarating ride through the wonders of nature.
Pete’s love affair with the outdoors began in his early years, guided by his dad, John, and a merry band of like-minded friends. Picture kayaking down roaring rivers, scaling towering cliffs, hiking through pristine forests, and carving through powdery slopes. These adventures painted the canvas of Pete’s formative years. Family vacations by the sea, national park explorations, and winter wonderlands in the Alps added brushstrokes to a masterpiece of nature’s beauty etched in his heart.
As Pete grew older, he didn’t just treasure these memories; he embodied them. Becoming an instructor, he shared his expertise and unwavering passion for skiing, climbing, kayaking, and archery with others. In his downtime, he found solace in the rhythmic cadence of ocean waves, riding them with boundless enthusiasm. Nature, adventure, and the thrill of outdoor sports became part of Pete’s DNA.
Born Free Printworks wasn’t born in a stuffy corporate office; it came to life in the heart of creativity—the hallowed grounds of Pete’s kitchen. In 2020, armed with nothing but passion and a few lino-printing tools, we embarked on a journey to create something truly unique. Our designs, crafted with love, found their canvas directly on our clothing, each piece a work of art. Even then, we embraced our commitment to the environment, using organic cotton tees and eco-friendly cardboard boxes for shipping.
As any adventurer knows, the road to success is often paved with challenges. Printing directly onto fabric with lino-printing was no walk in the park, and fulfilling orders in a timely manner proved to be an adventure in itself. Balancing work, life, and business became a daring feat. In 2021, we took a step back, but Pete continued his lino-printing craft. Today, those original prints, along with new digitized designs, adorn our apparel as a testament to our journey.
The summer of 2023 marked our triumphant return. Born Free Printworks emerged stronger, wiser, and more determined than ever before. With a renewed spirit, we are steadily expanding our product catalogue while staying true to our core values. Our commitment to eco-friendliness remains unwavering, and our designs continue to echo the untamed spirit of nature and adventure.
At Born Free Printworks, quality is our North Star. We’re passionate about delivering garments that endure, just like your adventures in the great outdoors. That’s why we meticulously source high-quality materials to ensure every piece of clothing we offer is not only a canvas for our art but also something we are genuinely proud of.
Our commitment to quality extends beyond our designs. We start with the finest organic cotton and recycled polyester as the canvas for our nature-inspired creations. This ensures not only exceptional comfort but also reflects our dedication to being a planet-conscious brand.
Adventure knows no bounds, and neither do we. Born Free Printworks proudly offers worldwide shipping. No matter where you are on this beautiful planet, you can experience the essence of our brand. Shipping costs are calculated at checkout, making it easy and convenient to receive your Born Free treasures, no matter your location.
Now that you know a bit more about us, we invite you to be a part of our wild journey. Explore our shop to discover a collection of unique, nature-inspired designs that celebrate the beauty of the outdoors. Every purchase supports our mission of promoting a planet-conscious lifestyle.
But that’s not all. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok to stay updated with the latest designs, behind-the-scenes moments, and the incredible adventures of our community. Tag us in your photos and videos @bornfreepw, whether you’re sporting our clothing on your escapades or capturing the natural wonders you encounter. Share your hiking excursions, canoeing adventures, and close encounters with wildlife and nature. We’re eager to see the world through your lens.
Together, let’s continue to explore, celebrate, and protect the beauty of our planet. Join us on this journey of being bold, being wild, and being Born Free. Together, we can make a world of difference.
Now that you’ve glimpsed our adventure-infused journey and shared in our passion for the great outdoors, it’s time to experience it firsthand. Head over to our online shop and discover a treasure trove of unique, nature-inspired designs that celebrate the beauty of the world around us.