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





Read our Summer / Autumn newsletter


Our latest newsletter takes you through the summer days into autumn, and is packed with ideas, events and info! Read about our upcoming classes and workshops, our Treat Boxes, English Paper Piecing kits, and more.
Read our Summer / Autumn newsletter





Dutch Heritage fabrics by Anbo

In store now is a small but fabulous collection of Dutch Heritage fabrics by Anbo. This collection features rich blues, reds, creams, greys and mustards, in chintz designs that are so current in soft furnishings. Available now – contact us to find out more or make an order. View collection



About us

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 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 richly coloured and beautifully patterned “Provencal” by American Jane for Moda. Also 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?


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…..