In store now - beautiful sea-themed fabrics

Isn’t this fabric cheery and bright? We have a great range of sea-themed fabrics in stock now, priced at £12.99 or £13.99 a metre, so check out our current fabric collections for more information. Pop in to 29 George Street, Perth, or phone 01738 717009 to order. Contact us to find us or ask us any questions!


Our Spring 2020 newsletter has landed!

Hot off the presses is our Spring 2020 Newsletter – read it now for all the latest news about the shop, our fabrics, our wonderful Treat Boxes and our popular classes and workshops!
Read our Spring 2020 newsletter

Our regular quilting courses - just a few places left!

Would you like to join our friendly quilting classes, where you can learn more, practise your techniques and meet new people? We have a few places left on our regular quilting classes, as well as lots of one-day courses on a huge variety of themes and skills. Call 01738 717009 now to find out more or book a place!

Find out more about our classes

A little bit of Scotland - brought to you by us!

We have a ‘braw’ selection of traditional Scottish items in store! Pop in store (29 George Street, Perth) and hae a keek at our fabrics, kits and gifts – you’re bound to find something you love, whether for yourself or for the Scotland fan in your life. Call 01738 717009 if you’d like to order any of our items or find out more.

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


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 coastal-inspired Ebb & Flow by Moda, the beautiful and festive Gingiber range or the quirky and versatile Scrolls and Other Shapes range (as we’re calling it!). 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…..