CHRISTMAS OPENING- We will close at the end of Wednesday 22nd December and reopen on January 4th, 2022.
We wish all of our customers a merry Christmas, and best wishes for a happy New Year!
Welcome to our website- we are a specialist needlework, quilting and beading shop located just outside of York. We also run a full schedule of classes covering dressmaking, hand and machine stitching, fine embroidery to quilting.
Prices include VAT and our standard postage is £2.50 for small packages - sent 1st class Royal Mail.
If you have queries or would prefer to order over the phone, the shop hours are Monday - Friday, 10 -4pm - 01904 620587.
If you want to visit the shop, we have ample parking, and are just about 1/2 mile outside of the ring road.
phone: 01904 620587
address : Wigginton Lodge, Wigginton Road, York YO32 2RH
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We host a range of classes, taught workshops and more social groups. All can be booked through the website or by phone.
Wear your mask when coming into the shop, but once seated and settled these are optional unless working closely with the tutor or using shared equipment.
We have ample parking, a large, airy room with hand washing facilities, and keen, experienced tutors.
Let us tempt you with our quality waddings, inspirational books and patterns, and our collection of "essentials " .
Also check in "Dress Making and Haberdashery"
Our quilting fabrics are 100% cotton, mostly 62 count, with absolutely even warp and weft. We have fabric from Stoff, Timeless Treasures, Moda, Benartex, Painters Palette, Dear Stella, Lynnette Anderson .... Most listings are for fat quarters, so order 4 units to recieve a complete metre.
There are extra wide cottons, quilter's panels and pre-cut packs too.
Linen, Aida, canvas, threads including all DMC stranded cotton, Edmar, Madeira silks plus the very specialist supplies for fine gold work, (Appletons wools have their own section), plus frames and tools.
To present your work we have a variety of boxes or we do offer stretching, making up and framing services.
We stock Appletons Wools, both crewel and tapestry weights, and boxed shade cards too. We have most as skeins, and though we have some hanks, we usually supply these to order (takes about a week).
DISCONTINUED COLOURS and suggested substitutes are below.
We stock from top designers and suppliers, full kits, part kits and charts, all brands you can trust.
We offer a wide range of choice beyond what is listed here so please call if you are after something specific.
We offer a selection of dressmaking fabrircs all by the half metre. cotton lawns, wools, and synthetics. We have all the New Look patterns, vilenes and some haberdashery. If uncertain we would be happy to advise, or come to a class with Kirsty.
These are first quality Czech glass beads and the depth and variety of colour and shapes gives you so many options.
Please contact us if you can not find what you want.