The Peacock and the Tortoise Patchwork and Quilting

The Peacock and the Tortoise in Perth is a specialised patchwork and quilting shop the the centre of Perth. Started in 2011, the shop has been serving quilters and textile crafters for over five years. In addition to a good selection of fabrics and haberdashery, the Peacock and the Tortoise offers a large variety of classes for all levels…find out more

Autumn Newsletter

We are happy to present our Autumn 2017 Newsletter, packed with classes, some familiar and some new. As you will find, we are offering more regular classes than ever: an eight-week class with Susan Briscoe, a needle felting class (organised by the tutor) and even a sock-knitting class.

We are particularly excited to offer three bag-making classes by three different tutors…find out more

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…..


We have lots of bits, tools and stuff in our haberdashery.

Come and see for more information

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Patchwork - Komebukuro

A Japanese Rice Bag or Komebukuro is easy to make and this simple template can be used for a variety of different bags. Click on the link below to download the PDF.

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