Pop in and pick up something lovely for Christmas

Look at our lovely Christmas goodies! We have lots of presents for quilting and sewing fans, including fabrics, ribbons, haberdashery and beautiful objects. Pop in to see us and explore our lovely shop! (And our New Year sale starts on Saturday 12th January.)



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


We wish you a Quilty Christmas!


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 (festive and otherwise!) we offer a large variety of classes for all levels. Find out more

We love these new collections from Moda

In store now are two new and gorgeous collections of fabric – the beautiful jewel colours of Moda Gradients, and the Christmassy Moda fabrics. If you’d like to order or find out more, just pop in store or call 01738 717009 today! View collection


Sign up for our patchwork and quilting classes


Would you like to learn how to do patchwork and quilting? Or move from beginner to the next level? We have a series of fantastic patchwork and quilting classes (day and evening) for beginning and intermediate quilters. Learn new techniques, meet new people, and get creative! Find out more here

Our Quilter's Mug makes a great gift!

Our 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.









Latest fabric collections at The Peacock and the Tortoise

We have new collections arriving regularly in store, such as the beautiful jewel-like colours of Moda’s Gradients collection, and a fabulous selection of Christmas fabrics from Moda. 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…..