After another visit from another engineer, it seems we are back up and running again. This time, it was due to engineer error, bad workmanship further up the road. Never mind, it's done now and we can get back to some normality.
In the meantime, another pair of gloves have been finished. This is for a customer order, and I've got an identical pair to do in pink. Now I'm home settled for the day, that's next on the list.