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Fabric Samples

We offer free fabric samples of all our cut length fabrics.  When we list fabrics online we try our best to ensure the colour on screen is as close to the real thing as possible, however, this can vary from … Continue reading

Julie Fernadez

Julie Fernandez is an actress, presenter and documentary maker who has worked in the media industry for 25 years.  At 18 she was offered her first professional full-time role as Nessa in BBC’s Eldorado and went on the be part … Continue reading

Shedloadsofcolour – Who Are They?

Shedloadsofcolour are a duo of two fantastic teachers; Julie and Liz, who specialise in sewing, textiles, crafting and creating. Julie My grandmother was a dressmaker and I was born at a time when it was still quite usual for people … Continue reading

What Curtain Lining To Choose

Curtain lining fabric is important for your curtains and blinds.  It creates a tidy finish, protects them from the sun and can add insulation. There are different types of curtain lining fabric.  We stock polycotton twill curtain lining, 100% cotton sateen curtain … Continue reading

New Handmade Cushions

We have a beautiful new range of handmade cushions available on our website.  These cushions vary in size and designs including envelope cushions, zipped cushions, piped cushions and trimmed cushions. Our cushions are made out of one off pieces or … Continue reading

Designer Roll Ends

We have many designer roll ends listed on our website under our clearance fabric section.  These fabric roll ends range from 3 metres to 11 metres in length and come from top designer fabric houses like Harlequin, Sanderson, Morris & … Continue reading

Notice Board Class

We have arranged a new notice board class to take place in our brand new craft workshop space in our fabric shop in Northamptonshire. Pupils in each notice board class can choose their fabric and then are given the tools … Continue reading

NEC Craft Show – March 2018

Last week we enjoyed 4 full days at The Creative Craft Show at the NEC in Birmingham.  A great few days filled with craft related fun. When we visit craft shows you can find a lot of regular items as … Continue reading

Lampshade Courses

This year we have begun lampshade courses in our new craft workshop space in our fabric shop in Northamptonshire and they have been extremely popular.  Pupils in each lampshade class can choose their fabric and then are given the tools … Continue reading

Pom-Pom Making

Pom-poms are simple yet striking pieces of decoration that are perfect for special events like weddings and parties or are ideal for home decorations.   They are easy to make and can be made with a variety of materials like knitting … Continue reading