Shopping string bag with Gaynor
Gaynor uses a mixture of treble, double, chain and double treble crochet stitches to complete this bag. There are tips on counting your stitches and using chains to increase and decrease the size of your bag. Finishing with a half treble stitch to produce a lovely edge to the work. Watch Now+
Book of the Month May 2023: Cottage Gardens by Gail Lawther
Our Book of the Month for May is Cottage Gardens by Gail Lawther. Use Gail’s quick and easy methods and you can easily create a series of gorgeous cottage gardens in fabric and thread.
Created in fused applique Gail takes you through all the steps with clear diagrams and full size templates
This comes with free p&p within the UK Buy Now +
Fabric Humbug Bag with Valerie Nesbitt
Valerie guides you through some of the pitfalls to avoid and also shows you how lovely the new lace zips are – they get sewn onto the top of the fabric rather than being hidden inside. Watch Now+
Product of the Month May 2023: Jennie Maizels Tote Bag Panel
Our Product of the Month for May is Jennie Maizels Tote Bag Panel from Lewis and Irene, features a colour wheel design.
Panel size: approx 36″ x 44″
Note that lettering shown on gallery image is not
included on the panel. Buy Now +
Together Like an Orchestra with Dionne Swift
Dionne discusses how she creates her Orchestra of threads, colours and machine. Explicitly mentioning the importance of the quality of threads. As the elements come together, these guide her work seeing the machine embroidery as a voyage of discovery. Watch Now+
A Patchwork & Quilting Weekend in Surrey, September 2023, with Andy and Jo of Crafty-UK
Use a Template to Create Snail’s Trails with Andy and Jo of Crafty-UK at this Patchwork & Quilting retreat. The Snail’s Trail Template is included in your retreat fee. Andy will bring a variety of additional templates that he has designed, which you can buy and work with during the weekend. Book Now+
An Applique & Free Motion Quilting Weekend in Surrey, October 2023, with Anita Birtles
If you would like to learn new techniques for modern quilting, then this is the weekend retreat for you. Over the weekend you’ll work on this beautiful Delphine Brooks Highland Cow pattern from scraps or a charm square pack. Anita will help you piece your fabric ready to appliqué the parts of the highland cow Book Now+
A Celtic Design Weekend in Hampshire, November 2023, with Angela Madden
Join Angela for a lovely weekend using our homegrown design source which is just as popular today as it was with the Celts who roamed these islands. Celtic style designs (often called ‘Knotwork) look very complicated to construct, but are fun, fast, and easy when done the Angela Madden way. Book Now+
Janome’s Sewing with Style offers are back!
Discover the perfect machines for both beginners and more experienced sewists, and this spring, they have amazing discounts!
Grab your next machine – whilst stocks last! (the offers are valid until 3rd June 2023)
Nantes: Quiltmania’s Pour L’Amour du Fil, April 2024
Enjoy two or three days at Quiltmania’s renowned showcase of quilting, patchwork, embroidery, and knitting, plus an expert talk and a guided tour of the historic
city of Nantes. Sign up to travel in April 2024
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