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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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Tapestry Needles - Mixed Pack VLN06

Tapestry Needles - Mixed Pack VLN06


Pack of 6 needles, all with large eye so easy threading. For use with wool and thicker threads.

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14 count Aida - plain colours by the metre (108cm wide)

14 count Aida - plain colours by the metre (108cm wide)

14 count is the most popular for cross stitch. Use with a blunt size 24 tapestry needle and 3 strands of thread.

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Large Linen Box - Round Pale Natural

Large Linen Box - Round Pale Natural



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Australian Wool Flannel 20" x 30" Piece

Australian Wool Flannel 20


Gorgeous cream flannel made in australia from the geelong blanket company , holds crewel wool beautifully. has a resdual lanolin content so your needles will never rust - hence its historic use for needlecases .

Available in large sizes too - get in touch if you require a bigger piece.

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Appletons Wools 691-698

Appletons Wools 691-698

Appletons Wools 471-479

Appletons Wools 471-479

BKS03 Primavera book

BKS03 Primavera book


First class instruction book . 30 pages with clear colour pictures ,stitch diagrams , explanations and charts to show you how to recreate the flora and fauna depicted on the cover . printed fabric available separately at £20 .

really clear entry level book into this fabulous 3d embroidery technique .

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Small Satin Covered Box - Round

Small Satin Covered Box - Round


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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Appletons Wools 221-227

Appletons Wools 221-227

Classes and Workshops

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

We are always offering more classes so please check regularly . We do put them on facebook and instagram too . Book online or phone 01904620587 .Equally , if there is something you would particularly like to learn , let us know and we will try and help .

We do offer custom courses for groups small and large . These days begin with coffee and biscuits ,a class until lunch and then demo and browse in the afternoon .

If you are travelling from afar and would like to know if there is something you can join in with during your stay up here please ask .

We look forward to hearing from you .

romy and team at viking loom .

New In

Gorgeous fabrics from MODA - morris Holiday metallics - layer cakes and jelly rolls plus first class quilting cotton on the bolt in blues and golds .

Lewis and Irene - Metallic swirls - after Klimt !

Sunny beach day MEMORIES cross stitch from heritage crafts .

Chelsea flower show ispired ELIZABETH BRADLEY designs

Glorious EDmar rayon threads with fantastic colour variations and the extra long darning needles so effective for needle lace stitches with this thread .

If you dont find them on our website yet please email ! -

Fabric, Quilting and Sewing

Since we moved two and a half years ago ,we have been able to consiedrably expand our fabric section - we have a large room dedicated to quilting cottons . Moda, Stof , Benertex, Henry Glass ,Indigo ,Lewis and Irene ,Timeless Treasures are some of our suppliers . We really search for first class fabrics in gorgeous clear precise prints that work well for quilting . This quality fabric also works well for general sewing - come and have a look if you can . We have a fair selection on our website but not everything ,so if you are looking unsuccessfully ,please email or ask and we will trty our best to help you find the fabric .

We have begun to stock some lovely dressmaking fabrics - more about those soon - wools, very fine cotton , broderie anglais .... again all first class quality and very competitive on price .

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 ...


Tablecloths, runners, kits, specialist threads and more


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 ........


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.


Merino wool for use in wet felting and needle felting.

100% wool squares

Acrylic squares

Tools for felting - needles, mats etc


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.


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 projects. We have great ideas for crafty natured people.

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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?

Needlework Canvas and Material

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

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