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Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri 11th May 2018 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  11th May 2018 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to create shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring it to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home ! This is beautiful embroidery and Shirley is just the person to open up this world to you .

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We are delighted to welcome Shirley to our granary to teach . we have long admired her stitching .

Shirley is doing more monthly classes on needle painting . please look out for them .

the base fabric is provided here .use your own threads or buy our thread pack .

you can work on a different piece easch class
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Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri 13th April 2018 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  13th April  2018 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to create shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring it to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home ! This is beautiful embroidery and Shirley is just the person to open up this world to you .

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We are delighted to welcome Shirley to our granary to teach . we have long admired her stitching .

Shirley is doing more monthly classes on needle painting . please look out for them .

the base fabric is provided here .use your own threads or buy our thread pack .

you can work on a different piece easch class
find out more

Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri 5th February 2018 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  5th February 2018 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to create shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring it to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home ! This is beautiful embroidery and Shirley is just the person to open up this world to you .

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We are delighted to welcome Shirley to our granary to teach . we have long admired her stitching .

Shirley is doing more monthly classes on needle painting . please look out for them .

the base fabric is provided here .use your own threads or buy our thread pack .

you can work on a different piece easch class
find out more

Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri 9th march 2018 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  9th march 2018 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to create shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring it to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home ! This is beautiful embroidery and Shirley is just the person to open up this world to you .

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We are delighted to welcome Shirley to our granary to teach . we have long admired her stitching .

Shirley is doing more monthly classes on needle painting . please look out for them .

the base fabric is provided here .use your own threads or buy our thread pack .

you can work on a different piece easch class
find out more

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday February 26th 10am - 1 pm

 Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher Monday February 26th  10am - 1 pm

14.94

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 ihas joined our teaching staff .

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 pictures ,photeos,fabrics etc along too ...


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Best Sellers

Small Satin Covered Box - Round

Small Satin Covered Box - Round

4.54

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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Viking Loom Needles

Viking Loom Needles

British made needles. Each packet contains a collection of needles for the particular type of stitching, together with details on the back of which needle to use in which circumstance.
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Primavera Blue HydrangeasTapestry Kit

Primavera Blue HydrangeasTapestry Kit

64.50

Designed by Julia A'Court. Printed canvas, design size is 41cm x 41cm


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DMC Stranded Cotton 208

DMC Stranded Cotton 208

DMC Stranded Cotton 210

DMC Stranded Cotton 210

DMC Stranded Cotton 3328

DMC Stranded Cotton 3328

DMC Stranded Cotton 954

DMC Stranded Cotton 954

DMC Stranded Cotton 912

DMC Stranded Cotton 912

DMC Stranded Cotton 910

DMC Stranded Cotton 910

DMC Stranded Cotton 800

DMC Stranded Cotton 800

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.

Crewel work

the crewelwork designs we offer here all use crewel wool on printed good weight twill or linen union . the designs do tend to be traditional and are often reproduced from some of britains historic houses ...

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! they are produced near dusseldorf in germany using the solingen steel manufacturing process . this is a bit like comparing champagne to sparkling wine a few years ago . the process produces a very distinctive high grade steel blade and perfect point .They are lovely to use .

You can still lose them !

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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