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The Rowan Tree Kit from The Crewel Work Company

The Rowan  Tree   Kit from The Crewel Work Company

105.00

Kit includes detailed full size chart , essential guide for newcomers to crewel work , step by step instructions,appletons crewel wool ,needles .

Linen twill size 18" x 20", design size 16" x 12". Finishing materials not included

based on designs within Blackwell house lake windermere - a wonderful arts and crafts home designed by baillie scott for sir edward holt .
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the Wemyss lion Kit from The Crewel Work Company

the Wemyss lion   Kit from The Crewel Work Company

105.00

Kit includes detailed full size chart , essential guide for newcomers to crewel work , step by step instructions,appletons crewel wool ,needles .

Linen twill size 15" x 23", design size 10" x 15". Finishing materials not included

the design comes from a 17th century bed pelmet in wemyss castle Scotland
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the Phoenix and the Tree Kit from The Crewel Work Company

the Phoenix and the Tree   Kit from The Crewel Work Company

105.00

Kit includes detailed full size chart , essential guide for newcomers to crewel work , step by step instructions,appletons crewel wool ,needles .

Linen twill size 15" x 20", design size 9" x 13". Finishing materials not included


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Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri September 15th 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  September 15th 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to creat shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring a flower to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home !

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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 .

you will be using your own materials at this class .

if you have attended a previous session , you will be working a different piece !


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Needle painting botanicals with Shirley Smith Fri August 18th 10am -1pm

Needle painting botanicals  with Shirley Smith Fri  August 18th 10am -1pm

12.50

.learn how to creat shade with long and short stitches . work on one of shirleys designs . learn how to transfer the design and bring a flower to life . you will not complete your design in the lesson but should be able to at home !

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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 .

you will be using your own materials at this class .

if you have attended a previous session , you will be working a different piece !


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Best Sellers

Anchor Stranded Cotton Bundle

Anchor Stranded Cotton Bundle

We are discontinuing our range of Anchor 6 stranded cotton and so here is a chance for you to pick up a bundle of assorted threads at a discounted cost.

8 metres on a skein.

RRP 91 pence each


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Freehand machine embroidery afternoon 1-3.30pm. Fran Brammer .Sat 11th March .2017

Freehand machine embroidery afternoon 1-3.30pm. Fran Brammer .Sat 11th March .2017

15.00

bring along your machine and let Fran open up a whole new world to you . This is a technique based class that will introduce you to a creative bent you never knew you had ...come and look at all frans samples . you will begin to learn how you can really embroider with your machine . ..

If you have already been to these sessions, you will be continuing on from where you left off!
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50mm Scallop Edged Aida Band

50mm Scallop Edged Aida Band

14 count. Price is per metre - if you require a 3 metre piece, type 3 in quantity box.


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Small Satin Covered Box - Rectangle

Small Satin Covered Box - Rectangle

3.65

90 x 64mm. 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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£5.00 gift voucher

5.00 gift voucher

5.00

with code so can be used online


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BMB05 Amethyst Bead mix

BMB05 Amethyst Bead mix

A mixture of 6 -14 mm glass beads


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Piecemaker needles

Piecemaker needles

First class needles - strong with a good sized eye for threading.
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GPS01 Hedebo Stick

GPS01 Hedebo Stick

11.90

For use in dimensional embroidery.


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BMB02 Crystal Bead mix

BMB02 Crystal Bead mix

A mixture of 6 -14 mm glass beads


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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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