Welcome to our website- we are a specialist needlework, quilting and beading shop located just outside of York. We are running a full schedule of classes covering hand and machine stitching, fine embroidery to quilting which can also be booked on line.
Prices include VAT and our standard postage is £2.50 for small packages - sent Ist class Royal Mail.
If you have queries or would prefer to order over the phone the shop hours are Monday - Friday, 10 -4pm - 01904339421.
If you want to visit the shop, we have ample parking, and are just about 1/2 mile outside of the ring road.
Please wear your masks and wash hands in the cloakroom at the entrance. If you ring the bell when you are ready we will come to invite you into the shop.
phone: 01904 620587
address : Wigginton Lodge, Wigginton Road, York YO32 2RH
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View our range of classes, taught workshops and more social groups. All can be booked through the website or by phone.
Masks are to be worn when coming into the shop, but once seated and settled these can be 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.
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 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 classes with Kirsty who would love to help you.
These are first quality Czech glass beads and the depth and variety of colour and shapes gives you so many options.
We are delighted to stock Appletons Wools in both crewel and tapestry weights. We try to hold most in skeins and have some hanks. We do order each week so can soon get what you need for your project. We stock the boxed shade card too, which is a real help when contemplating your colour palette.
DISCONTINUED COLOURS -List of discontinued colours and suggested substitutes are below
We stocka range of top designers and suppliers, full kits, part kits and charts, all brands you can trust.
Try being adventurous with the 3 Dimensional embroidery from Edmar or the contemporary designs from Hazel Blomkamp.
We offer a wide range of choice beyond what is listed here so please call if you are after something specific.
Our quilting fabrics are 100% cotton, mostly 62 count, with absolutely even warp and weft. We stock 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.
We also have fabrics which are great for bag and soft furnishings.
Let us tempt you with our quality waddings, inspirational books and patterns, and our collection of "essentials " that you don't really notice until you run out!.
Gutermann Cotton 30 sewing threads are in "Dress Making and Haberdashery", along with other everyday sewing supplies. If you don't see what you want please do phone the shop to enquire.