We're open!

We’re delighted to be open again, 10am – 2pm, Tuesday – Saturday. Masks are compulsory (we can smile with our eyes, though!). Our priority is keeping everyone safe, so we’re doing things differently, but still stocking beautiful fabrics and haberdashery. Find out more

Welcome back to The Peacock and the Tortoise!

We’re so enjoying welcoming customers back to the shop. For your safety and comfort, we have rearranged our shop and have hand sanitiser available. We’ll all be wearing our lovely fabric masks, too! Check out our latest fabrics

Gorgeous new Shimo fabrics - in stock now!

These beautiful indigo-coloured Japanese-inspired fabrics bring a touch of elegance and style to any space or creation. Check out our fabric ranges here

Beautiful sea-themed fabrics

Isn’t this fabric cheery? We have a great range of sea-themed fabrics in stock, priced at £12.99 or £13.99 a metre. Check out our current fabric collections. Phone 01738 717009 or email info@thepeacockandthetortoise.co.uk to order. 

Our Spring 2020 newsletter has landed!

You can still read our Spring 2020 Newsletter for all the latest news about the shop, our fabrics and our wonderful Treat Boxes! (Our classes and workshops will be back soon.) Read our Spring 2020 newsletter

A little bit of Scotland - brought to you by us!

We have a ‘braw’ selection of traditional Scottish items in store! With fabrics, kits and gifts, you’ll find something you love, whether for yourself or for the Scotland fan in your life. Call 01738 717009 or email info@thepeacockandthetortoise.co.uk to order any of our items or find out more.

Sky-themed and silver fabrics

We have a beautiful new range of sky-themed and silver fabrics in stock now, which would add brightness and glamour to any home. Check out our current fabric collections for more information. Phone 01738 717009 or email info@thepeacockandthetortoise.co.uk to order. Contact us to ask us any questions!



The Peacock and the Tortoise is seeking a new owner

After eight happy years, we have decided to pass our precious baby onto someone else! Trudy is set to retire and make lots more quilts and Mhairi is moving onto her next challenge. So our business is up for sale as a going (and growing) concern, as we want to ensure that our quilting community has a great patchwork and quilting shop on their doorstep. All enquiries welcome!

Read more about our business sale here

Latest fabric collections at The Peacock and the Tortoise

We have new collections arriving regularly in store, such as the coastal-inspired Ebb & Flow by Moda, or the quirky and versatile Scrolls & Other Shapes range (as we’re calling it!). Why not pop in for a browse of these and many more?


We have lots of bits, tools and stuff in our haberdashery. Pop in and see our fantastic items in store, or visit us on Facebook or Instagram for inspiration!

View our Haberdashery page

Come and visit our Perth shop

Never been to our shop before and thinking of visiting? We are well stocked with fabrics, haberdashery, samples of items to make and inspiration. We are a tidy and roomy Aladdin’s cave of craft which is a pleasure to browse to give you ideas, inspiration and the items you need for that project you have been thinking about…