Our Sew A Row class is open for booking

Our Sew A Row Patchwork Quilt class, starting 27th April, is an engaging and enjoyable class for confident beginners. Learn different patchwork techniques including strips, triangles, flying geese, curves, foundation piecing and more. The only limit is your imagination! Find out more and book here

Spring Treat Boxes - order yours today

Our spring Treat Boxes are ready to launch in early March! There are only about ten remaining of our original 30, so if you are interested in reserving this surprise Treat Box, just call 01738 717009 or pop into our store at 29 George Street and we’ll send them out over the next couple of weeks. Find out more

Have you met Luna Lapin yet?

Luna Lapin is a lovely characterful bunny, and you can make her for yourself or a loved one. Isn’t she sweet? We’re selling the book for £15.99, or the book plus making kit for £23.95. Pop in store or phone 01738 717009 to get your hands on one!

Exciting new Moda collections

In store are two new collections – the bold patterns and earthy colours of Voysey by Moda, and the delicate designs in vintage tones of Tonal Ditsy Designs by Makower. To order or find out more, pop in store or call 01738 717009 today! View a selection of our fabrics

Regular quilting classes starting 19th February

Would you like to learn patchwork and quilting? Or move from beginner to the next level? Our next regular quilting classes (day and evening) start on Tuesday 19th February. Learn new techniques, meet new people, and get creative! Find out more and book classes here

Read our Spring 2019 Newsletter

Our Spring 2019 newsletter is out now! In this edition we have details of our upcoming classes and workshops on Quilting, Patchwork, Felting, Sewing with Stretch, plus our Treat Boxes, and lots more. Read our Spring 2019 newsletter

About The Peacock and the Tortoise

The Peacock and the Tortoise is a specialised patchwork and quilting shop in the centre of Perth that’s been serving quilters and textile crafters since 2011. As well as fabrics and haberdashery we offer a large variety of classes for all levels. Find out more

Latest fabric collections at The Peacock and the Tortoise

We have new collections arriving regularly in store, such as the beautifully inspired Voysey for Moda, from the V&A Archives. Or the richly-toned Bijoux 42 Tonal Ditsy Designs from Makower. 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 Pinterest for inspiration!

View our Haberdashery page

Patchwork - Highland Quilt

This patchwork quilt features four Highland images – thistle, stag, grouse and Highland cow. With three different colourway options, this quilt would be lovely in any home.

Find out how to make this quilt

Have a Wee Peek

Never been to our shop before and perhaps 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…..