Welcome back!

We’re so enjoying welcoming customers back to the shop. For 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

Classic fabrics by William Morris

We have a selection of Best of Morris fabrics in store now – wouldn’t they look beautiful in your home, basking in the autumn light? Check out our current fabric collections and contact us to order.

Beautiful marine colours of Iona

Our new Iona fabrics are inspired by the wonderful Scottish island with its jewel-coloured seas. Check out our current fabric collections and contact us to order.

Gorgeous new Reef fabrics by Makower

These new Reef fabrics, beautifully colourful and tropical, are in store at £12.99 per metre. Check out our current fabric collections and contact us to order.

Elegant Shimo fabrics in store

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

Sunny 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 or contact us to order.

Bright sky and silver fabrics

We have a beautiful range of sky-themed and silver fabrics in stock, which would add brightness and glamour to any home. Check out our current fabric collections and contact us for more information or to order.

A little bit of Scotland

We have a ‘braw’ selection of traditional Scottish items in store! With fabrics, kits and gifts, you’ll find something you love for yourself or the Scotland fan in your life. Contact us to order any items or find out more.

Photo of kit to make Christmas crackers from fabric and ribbonNew “Make-It Kits” page

We have so many lovely make-it kits that we’ve made a page so you can find them all together. They’re an ideal way to spend an autumn or winter day, or an evening in front of the fire. Find out more



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 underwater beauty of Reef by Makower, or the beautiful indigo patterns of Shimo by 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 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 ideas, inspiration and the items you need for that project you have been thinking about… Contact or find us