Posted in behind the scenes, Butterick patterns, Fabric, in the haberdashery, in the hoop

This weeks roundup!!!

Hi Everyone

Its been a lovely week again.

The new season Butterick catalogue went on sale on Monday with hundreds of different patterns which are all in stock. And it seems like  Butterick sewing patterns are all the rage at the moment with their gorgeous retro designs.


I got into the quilting mood again this week after the arrival of all the new fabric last week.

I made up my quilt blocks using 2 metres of white cotton and a Fabric Freedom Layer cake.

My blocks are complete but I’ve been asking my lovely customers to see which layout they like the most…..

Choice A
Choice A
Choice B
Choice B


Offer time….

This week we also start a selection of our planned summer sales. This week the cute Kitty Kay felt kits have 20% off until 9am Thursday the 9th July 2015.


The kits come in 2 age ranges and 6 different designs – fab for keeping the little ones busy if we have a wet summer or if your travelling as these kits include everything you need. Was £15.00 now £12.00.

If you our of our fans on fb then you will know that me & hubby celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary on Wednesday this week. I would like to thank everyone for their lovely comments.

We had the day off (what a rarity) and we trundled over to the historic town of Buxton. We love the Derbyshire Dales but we haven’t ever visited Buxton before. We had a lovely time visiting the old Pavillion and gardens, the quirky shops and we even got to see a spectacular thunder and lightning display on the dales.



After my day off and spending a day with hubby I was feeling very inspired. 🙂 So Thursday I had a day off from my coursework and design and make a canvas mounted textile art piece.

I quite like it, what do you think???


So it’s that time of the week again to say a massive thankyou to you all. Its been a busy and bustling week and it wouldn’t be possible without your support and lovely comments.

Have a fab weekend and we will see you on Monday


Ami, David, Sylvia and Glyn


Posted in behind the scenes, Fabric, home makes, in the haberdashery, in the hoop, New Stock, News, Workshop and classes

A Sale, New Fabric and Shop Alterations

Good Evening Everyone,

I hope you have had a good week because we certainly have.

It started off on Monday with other huge fabric order arriving with fab cottons, poly cottons and a little bit of gingham for good measure….


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Then Butterick decided to have a huge sale and all patterns are half priced until Saturday 2nd May…


In between that we’ve had some exciting alterations happening to the haberdashery which means I can order even more fabric…….it still wont be ready for a week or so but here’s a sneaky peek…

my gorgeous hubby working hard :)
my gorgeous hubby working hard 🙂
This week I managed to finish my topsy turvy lap quilt …(seems to be everyone’s favourite and I’m quite pleased with it)

mum kindly modelling the quilt.
mum kindly modelling the quilt.
On the subject of quilting I’m getting asked more and more if I would run a workshop so I’ve finally picked up the courage and I will organise some dates and times and let you know ASAP. I’m also looking at doing a few blog tutorials and a quilt along.

All in all a fantastic week.

Thank you for all your support its so amazing and we are so grateful.

Have a good weekend and we will see you on Monday.

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That’s it……Christmas is coming.xx

Its been none stop this week in the Haberdashery.

But its been half term here in Derbyshire so I’ve had my little man to help me

AND it was his 10th birthday on Thursday. So me and hubby managed to book the afternoon off to spend as a family. Even though I love birthdays it is quite sad to see your little ones grow up isn’t?  But I’ve loved having him around to help me out.

So whats been happening this week….

Its been tremendously busy with customers new, old and people travelling from far and wide. We had a record amount of yarn sales, seems everyone is getting set for winter. We’ve met so many talented people of all ages. Here’s one of our young and talented……


I finished my quilt art/thread art. Loopy Sue set me a challenge do make a Tutankhamun, what do you think? I’m quite pleased with it, it’s not perfect but I think I’ve done ok!

Quilt art and free motion embroidery
Quilt art and free motion embroidery


Donations for the Hospice have been coming in thick and fast. All the decorations are gorgeous and the ladies have been working hard. I’m really grateful for everyone’s time and generosity. We have another month to go before we hand them over…….so keep up the good work ladies and gents.

Now are you ready to be bombarded with pics. We’ve had a fabric delivery and its topped us up nicely. Here’s most of them in all their glory. Cottons, poly cottons and muslins.

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And halloween…did you have a good one. I hope you all dressed up for the occasion. But now Halloween’s been and gone it’s now time to get the haberdashery prepped for Christmas and we can’t wait (especially Mum).

It will be our first Christmas in our new home…..can’t wait. I’ll be posting pics of our Christmas window display very soon.

Yet again thank you all for your support. It’s lovely to see your makes. It’s defiantly the best part of my job as well as receiving your lovely comments and feedback.

Have a good weekend and we will see you again next week.

Oh and I hope you like the new look blog 🙂