Sheepskin Van seat covers

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  1. Mr Ed

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    Can anyone tell me if you know of any problems with this company or product? This would for me be a big purchase and don't want to get it wrong."MotorhomeSeatCovers.co.uk Sheepskin covers"Thank's in advance..........Martin
     
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    Nothing to do with the covers or the company but we once bought a set and then realised they covered the pockets on the rear of the seats. So a bit impractical, something I never thought about when we bought them.
     
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    Hi @Mr Ed I looked into that company last year but decided against having fully fitted covers. Instead after looking at @Carol lovely sheepskin we bought 3 from skyskins. They are £55 each for the white long (other colours available). One skin fits on the back of our hymer seats which are quite big and I cut the third skin in half for the seat base. We can still use the seat belts and of course in winter if we are not using the van the 2 back sheepskins come into use in the house.

    When this rain stops I'll pop out to the van for a photo.

    I can highly recommend skyskins
     
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    We bought 2 double length skins from Skyeskins, they cover the seats and are long enough to dangle over the headrest. They are lovely people to deal with, they sent us a photo of the skins before we ordered them. The only problem was when the box was delivered the dog knew what was in it before we did. He is after all a German Shepherd.
     
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    We saw a lot of MHs this year in France with towelling seat covers and Mrs DBK is going to make some for ours. It just takes a few bits of tape added to a towel of the right size. Apart from the cost saving they will be easy to clean. Useful if you have say suntan cream on your legs and are wearing shorts.
     
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    Hi martin.
    I have a short sheepskin and look forward to upgrading to the skye ones but no advice on your co. See you both on the road soon.
    Darren and Lynne
     
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    The sheep skins sound lovely. Are they suitable for use in warm weather, or do they make you too warm, and itch your legs when wearing shorts?
     
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    We have their genuine Sheepskin covers. Took a week longer than stated to arrive. They fit well, they have pockets in the back, they are warm in the winter, they do not itch or make you warm in the summer, they are easy to clean.
     
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    Hi we have three sheep skins from Skyskins had them a few years now, they are not seat covers as such and have no fasteners but they always stay in place, we have washed them once, and the quality is excellent a couple of old photos I have found

    image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    Skyeskyns are having a 'black Friday' event this weekend.

    20% off selected products. The code is ChristmaS2015B.
     
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    Oddly, we looked on that as a bit of a bonus !
     
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    Another vote for Skyskyns.. bought two for the van, then another two for the house.. beautiful skins.. soft fluffy and thick.. wonderfully warm..

    Skyskys one of only two remaining sheepskin tanneries in the UK.. Skins you see being sold elsewhere have been sent to China for tanning then returned to the UK .. you may find cheaper but not as good.. .. buy British and buy the best

    Skyeskyns
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    Skyeskyns is Scotland's only traditional exhibition tannery and offers free guided tours to see the story of leather. A world-class sheepskin experience.


    Skyeskyns, manufacturers and suppliers of finest quality sheepskins, sheepskin products and much more, is a family business established 1983 in Waternish, Skye. One of only two remaining sheepskin tanneries in the UK, it was awarded VisitScotland’s 5* Visitor Attraction grading for its “exceptional customer service” and world-class visitor experience.


    All year round, visitors are offered free guided tours to witness time-honoured methods of making leather, the oldest craft, and then the chance to browse perhaps the most comprehensive range of luxurious natural sheepskins and sheepskin products to be found anywhere.
     
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  13. Mr Ed

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    O/K guys put your commission bills into Skyeskins ,we have just ordered 2x Cappuccino large rugs,Thank's everyone for the input.(y)
     
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    Don't forget to order or buy a large slicker brush..
     
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    I've put the tannery on a list for visiting next time we go to Skye :)
     
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    @Mr Ed

    As per my earlier post - these our sky skins in place in our Moho. We love em!

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    We bought ours from a company south of Bolton about 3 years ago they certainly fit better than those shown in the photos , the arms are also covered separately but with faux fur . Sorry I cant post photos or a link as we are in Oz until Feb . One thing I did notice at first was the cover being quite thick seemed to push me further forward on the seat which at first was uncomfortable but once they had bedded in no problem. We did visit the factory after purchase and they made some alterations while we were there and that's when we got the arm covers .They have worn well but a bit fiddly to fit tight
     
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    Thank's Mr Mousy they look very comfortable and warm.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up. Just ordered some for our van today.
     
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    [QUOTE=" they certainly fit better than those shown in the photos , [/QUOTE]


    I have never seen any sheep the same shape as our van seats -ha ha
     
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