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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday August 21st 10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday August 21st 10am - 1 pm

20.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand . we are delighted that she is comng to join our teaching staff . we are beginning with particular projects . in this class we are creating a giraffe .pic to follow shortly . . class includes the kit .

please just bring your normal hand sewing equipment with you including scissors and hoop .

if you have a project you would like to work on please bring it along too ...


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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday July 17th 10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday July 17th 10am - 1 pm

20.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand . we are delighted that she is comng to join our teaching staff . we are beginning with particular projects . in this class we are creating a cat on cushions . pic to follow shortly . . class includes the kit .

please just bring your normal hand sewing equipment with you including scissors and hoop .

if you have a project you would like to work on please bring it along too ...


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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday October16th10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday October16th10am - 1 pm

20.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand . we are delighted that she is comng to join our teaching staff . we are beginning with particular projects . in this class we are creating baubles.pic to follow . . class includes the kit .

please just bring your normal hand sewing equipment with you including scissors and hoop .

if you have a project you would like to work on please bring it along too ...


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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday December 11th 10am - 1 pm

 Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday December 11th 10am - 1 pm

20.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand . we are delighted that she is comng to join our teaching staff . we are beginning with particular projects .project to be confirmed . class includes the kit .

please just bring your normal hand sewing equipment with you including scissors and hoop .

if you have a project you would like to work on please bring it along too ...


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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday November 20th 10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday November 20th 10am - 1 pm

20.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand . we are delighted that she is comng to join our teaching staff . we are beginning with particular projects .project to be confirmed . class includes the kit .

please just bring your normal hand sewing equipment with you including scissors and hoop .

if you have a project you would like to work on please bring it along too ...


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Best Sellers

GPS02 Half Cone Stick

GPS02 Half Cone Stick

5.95

Use to make a 3D flower shape.


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GPS05 Laying Tool

GPS05 Laying Tool

4.99

Fantastic aid for satin stitch or counted canvaswork.


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BKS06 Exploring Elizabethan Embroidery

BKS06 Exploring Elizabethan Embroidery

6.50

Introducing techniques and stitches from the 16th century. Was £12.95


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BKS07 Elizabethan Needlework Accessories

BKS07 Elizabethan Needlework Accessories

6.50

The second title in the series. Details for 7 stunning projects. Was £12.95


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Small Linen Covered Box - Round

Small Linen Covered Box - Round

4.56

82mm. With a removable insert in the lid that can be used for mounting a piece of needlework or similar. RRP £6.85


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Small Linen Covered Box - Rectangle

Small Linen Covered Box - Rectangle

4.56

82mm. With a removable insert in the lid that can be used for mounting a piece of needlework or similar. RRP £6.85


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Large Linen Box - Oval

Large Linen Box - Oval

6.95

144 x 110mm.


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BMB25 Copper Blues Designer mix

BMB25 Copper Blues Designer mix

3.00

37g of the mix supplied.


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Large Satin Box - Round Pink

Large Satin Box - Round Pink

6.95

130mm.


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Get to know your sewing machine with Alison

Get to know your sewing machine with Alison

10.00

Book each session individually. You will need to allow yourself an hour one to one to help get going and then you will be working on a project with your own materials. Very welcome to come for all or part of the day between 10am-4pm. The idea is to encourage all of us who have forgotten our machines or those who are just beginning to really get to know what your machine can do for you! £10 per session.


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Classes and Workshops

Book onto one of our many classes and workshops - lots to choose from.

More are added as the year goes on so check back regularly.

You can also sign up to the mailing list in this section.

New In

New products and a few that we haven't been able to get for a while. There are LOTS of new fabrics within the Fabric, Quilting and Sewing section - just a small selection shown here to tempt tyou.

Fabric, Quilting and Sewing

Fantastic sewing kits, bias tape makers and more.

We have an absolutley huge range of fabrics in the shop (over 400 bolts the last time we counted!) Lots of Moda, Benartex, Tilda, Makower ...... Here is a small sample of what we have in stock.

All 100% top quality cotton and perfect for quilting or dressmaking - plenty of plains and patterns.

Sewing Thread

A selection of Gutermann threads for quilting and sewing.

Small Project Patterns

Hand stitching projects

Crewel work

This is essentially embroidery stitches with wool on gorgeous weighted fabric printed with traditional designs. Some kits for beginners, some for the more experienced.

Embroidery

Tablecloths, runners, kits, specialist threads and more

Tapestry

Kits and canvas - we stock Anchor and Appletons wool in the shop so get in touch if you need some.

Needles of all types

Specialist needles

Frames, Scissors and Accessories to Help

Scissors, needles, cordmakers, needlework frames ........

Scissors

DOVO Solingen finest quality scissors. Very special indeed - we had a lady in the shop recently that bought a pair of these over 20 years ago and they are STILL going strong - the best scissors you will EVER buy!

Lampshade Kits

Make your own lampshades with these ever so simple kits

Box Kits

Some of our exclusive kits and some from Pinflair

Footstools and Firescreens

A new range of solid wooden footstools and firescreens. Made to measure is also available if you don't see the size you require. Phone or email us for more details.

Felt

Merino wool for use in wet felting and needle felting.

100% wool squares

Acrylic squares

Tools for felting - needles, mats etc

Beads

A treasure trove of glass beads of different sizes and shapes in a wide range of colours. All of our beads are of fantastic quality - the majority of our glass beads are sourced in the Czech Republic.

Making your Own Jewellery

Glass beads from Jablonex in the Czech Republic - bugles, mixes, hearts, precious metal and much more. Gorgeous range of Preciosa crystals.

We have a vast range of jewllery findings of every possible type plus lots and lots of tools to make the job easier.

Books

Dimensional and Elizabethan embroidery, beads, threadwork and Christmas project books.

A little bit of everything to give you inspiration.

Satin Boxes

A range of good sturdy boxes contructed of heavy weight cardboard and then covered in coloured satin. Large or small available.

Perfect for mounting small scale masterpieces!

The range of colours previously available has been reduced by the supplier - very sorry.

Christmas

Christmas projects. We have great ideas for crafty natured people.

Gift vouchers

Stuck for a present?

Special offers

You never know what you will find?

Finishing off and repair services

Now that you've finished your project, why not let us finish it off for you so that you can proudly put it on display?

Mailing List

A good way to keep up to date with new classes and special offers.

Needlework Canvas and Material

Cashmere, wool blanket, silk gauze, AIDA, trigger cloth and tapestry canvas.

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