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Dressmaking with Kirstie Combe

Dressmaking with Kirstie Combe

12.48

Come along and join Kirstie for an afternoon of dressmaking . Bring along your pattern and fabricand she will help you every step of the way . discuss design ,pattern,fabric,measure for sizing,lay out pattern pieces , pattern match and cut out ,transfer essential markings , cut out liningsand inter linings , fuse and sew ,make up and fit .

We are delighted to welcome Kirstie to teach with us and help you make your own clothes .

She trined at the London College of Fashion for 4 years in clothing technlogy to give her a comprehensive grounding in textiles,design,pattern cutting and making up using both hand and machine embroidery techniques. she worked in the industry for a bridal designer and then for herself for 8 years making bespoke brdalwear before settling down with her family . She now make clothes for fun!
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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher SATURDAY morning 16th March .10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher SATURDAY morning 16th March  .10am - 1 pm

18.00

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 .bring along your own photos and favourite pieces from yourstash to recreate in fabric and stitch or use one of Amy's ideas ... a wonderful morning promised . book each session individually ..


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .25th May

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .25th May

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .27th April

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .27th April

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .23rd March

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .23rd March

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Large Satin Box - Oval Burgundy

Large Satin Box - Oval Burgundy

7.46

144 x 110mm.
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Piecemaker needles

Piecemaker needles

First class needles - strong with a good sized eye for threading.
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Appletons Wools 741-749

Appletons Wools 741-749

EDM03 Lola Thread

EDM03 Lola Thread

2.40

Lola-heavy-3 ply 21.5 yards/skein

EdMar Rayon Threads add a satin lustre to a project. Available in over 233 colour combinations.

Click on the image for a full colour chart or

visit http://www.edmar-co.com/catalog/threads/colors.html for a comprehensive list.

Please add to basket and then e-mail us with the colour you require.


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YEA003 Clifford's Tower - York Heritage Collection

YEA003 Clifford's Tower - York Heritage Collection

Counted cross stitch kit. Design size is 105 x105 mm.

SPECIAL OFFER - buy this kit and recieve either a Shambles or York Minster kit for a total of £16.90
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YEA004 Micklegate Bar - York Heritage Collection

YEA004 Micklegate Bar - York Heritage Collection

Counted cross stitch kit. Design size is 105 x105 mm.

SPECIAL OFFER - buy this kit and recieve either a Shambles or York Minster kit for a total of £16.90
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EDM02 Iris Thread

EDM02 Iris Thread

2.40

Iris-medium-2 ply 16 yards/skein

EdMar Rayon Threads add a satin lustre to a project. Available in over 233 colour combinations.

Click on the image for a full colour chart or

visit http://www.edmar-co.com/catalog/threads/colors.html for a comprehensive list.

Please add to basket and then e-mail us with the colour you require.


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Appletons Wools 471-479

Appletons Wools 471-479

Large Satin Box - Oval Dark Teal - good rich colour!

Large Satin Box - Oval Dark Teal - good rich colour!

7.46

144 x 110mm.


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Just Nan Gingerbread Jingle Mouse Limited edition ornament code JNLEGJM

Just Nan Gingerbread Jingle Mouse Limited edition ornament code JNLEGJM

13.50

Cross stitch chart and embellishment pack including the tail ! . You will need to provide your own fabricand threads . .


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Fabric, Quilting and Sewing - Come and explore - we have hugely expanded our ranges of first class quilting cottons

Online Catalogue |  Fabric, Quilting and Sewing - Come and explore - we have hugely expanded our ranges of first class quilting cottons

Fabric-  Heavier Weight Fabrics ideal for Bag and Cushion  Making .

Fabulous curtain or light uphostery fabrics from Chatham and Glyn, in either linen style or tapestry style designs.

Heavier in weight than the quilting cotton but ideal for cushions, bags or curtains, any project where a more robust fabric is needed.

All are 140cm wide and sold by the metre.

Fabric - Patterned

We stock a wide range of 100% cotton for quilting from Moda, Gutermann and Bernartex and gorgeous cotton poplin fabrics from the British company Makower. We have a range of craft cottons some of which have slightly more open weave than our quilting cottons .

All our fabrics are of the finest quality - we do not stock seconds.

Fabric - Basics

calico, cotton flannel ......

Fabric - Plains

A selection of quilters solids - all 100% top quality dyed cotton.

Extra Wide Fabrics

Great for bigger projects as no joining required.

Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs and  Layer Cakes

Pre-cut packs of 100% cotton printed fabric.

Pre Cut coordinating collections of fabric . usually MODA .sometimes Lewis and Irene too . .look out for our new Magnificent Seven range from MODA .

Pre-cut packs of coordinating first class quilting cotton always from a single collection of prints .takes the sweat out of trying to match up fabrics !

Kits and Panels

All printed on first class 100% quilting cotton. Some Christmas projects and plenty for all year round use. look at the gorgeous sheep panels and height chart and the giraffe and the noahs ark ....

We have an absolutely huge range of fabrics in the shop (over 400 bolts the last time we counted!)

we do have lovely cotton flannels with printed sheep ,hearts and textured spots all of which are making great backings for panel quilt projects . these are in our fabric section

Christmas

We have a wide range of Christmas fabrics, panels and kits . All our fabrics are 100% cotton and measure 110cm wide off the bolt.

For fabric off the roll please look in the . " Fabric, Quilting and Sewing" section under 'Fabric- Patterned ', or

for the preprinted advent calendars, stockings, hanging panels etc, look under 'Kits and Panels'

Essential Tools

Cutting mats, rotary cutters, pins, threads, bias tape makers .....

Needles of all types

Specialist needles for beading and stitching.

Online Catalogue |  Fabric, Quilting and Sewing - Come and explore - we have hugely expanded our ranges of first class quilting cottons