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Tantalising Textiles 2019

The theme for Tantalising Textiles in 2019 is Symmetry.

Using Metallic Machine Threads

Metallic threads add a gorgeous sparkle to machine embroidery, whether you have an embroidery machine or you are into free motion work. They can however, create problems with breaking threads, puckering and odd stitching giving you the urge to throw the thread or the machine out of the window!

Do not despair, we are here to help with a few tips and tricks to make your life easier.. Click below to download.

Workshop Programme 2018

Click below to download our 2018 workshop programme

Multipom information

Make up to 20 pompoms at a time with this great little gadget. Use the same frame for every size for soft furnishing, dressmaking, crafting, accessories etc. Easy to use and makes any size from 1 cm to 12 cm.

More information here

Aurifil Shade Card

A PDF shade card of the complete range of Aurifil cotton colours. Note that colours may be displayed correctly in your browser. For absolute certainty you may like to buy an Aurifil Cotton Colour Chart

Schmetz Machine Needle Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains the differences between the various types of Schmetz Machine needles, and gives advice on which ones to use for your project. Click below to download.

DMC Pearl Cotton Special Hardanger Shade Card

Click on the download link below for the DMC Pearl Cotton Special Hardanger Shade Card.

To buy individual colours click :

  • Here for Pearl Cotton Special Hardanger #5
  • Here for Pearl Cotton Special Hardanger #8
  • Here for Pearl Cotton Special Hardanger #12

Christmas Wish List

If you want to drop a hint (or two), use our wish list to make your Christmas memorable. Hand the completed list to your family and friends and we can help them give you the presents that would make this year a special Christmas!

Birthday Wish List

If you want to drop a hint (or two), use our wish list to make your birthday memorable. Hand the completed list to your family and friends and we can help them give you the presents that would make your special occasion a day to remember.