We're in the final!

We’re delighted to announce that The Peacock and the Tortoise is a finalist in The Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2018! The awards highlight the value of Independent Retailers to their communities, and reward their entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen. Thank you to all of our fabulous customers who voted for us!

About us - what we do and what's in store

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 a good selection of fabrics and haberdashery, we offer a large variety of classes for all levels. Find out more

Our Quilter's Mug makes a great gift!

Our brand-new Quilter’s Mug is sure to be a hit! Crafted from fine bone china for a better drinking experience, it has lots of funny quilters’ quips printed on it. Priced at £8.99, these are a great gift for friends or for yourself. Contact us to order one or pop in to the store.

Provençal fabrics by American Jane

Coming soon to The Peacock and the Tortoise is the beautiful Provençal range by American Jane for Moda. This fabric collection features rich blues, reds, greens, creams and yellows that are reminiscent of a summer’s day in France. Available from early March – contact us to find out more. View collection


Read our Winter / Spring newsletter

Our latest newsletter is just the thing to warm up a chilly winter or early spring day! In this edition we have details of all of our upcoming classes, new fabrics in store or coming soon, our charity work, and more. Read our winter/spring newsletter

Latest fabric collections at The Peacock and the Tortoise

We have new collections arriving regularly in store. Coming soon is the richly coloured and beautifully patterned “Provencal” by American Jane for Moda. Available now are “Ahoy Me Hearties!”, the sea-themed collection from popular designer Janet Clare, and many more. Why not pop in for a browse?

View our latest collections

Contact us to make an order


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…..