The perfect gift for a friend – our gift vouchers!

Are you searching for the perfect gift for a friend or family member who loves fabrics, quilting or other crafty activities? Did you know that you can buy vouchers for The Peacock and the Tortoise? With our handy vouchers they can treat themselves to a vast array of fabrics, gifts or haberdashery, or even one of our fantastic workshops and classes!

Read our 2019 Spring Newsletter

Read our 2019 Spring newsletter for details of our Treat Boxes, and our upcoming classes, including Quilting, Patchwork, Felting and Sewing with Stretch.

Read our Summer / Autumn newsletter

Our Summer / Autumn newsletter is packed full of news, events and useful information! In this edition we have details of: our upcoming classes and workshops (book now to avoid disappointment!); our fabulous Treat Boxes, containing surprises and treats -...

Check out our Fidget Blankets on Pinterest

We had a wonderful time making Fidget Blankets at our recent in-store workshop. Thanks to all who joined us and gave their time for this worthy cause. Fidget Blankets help people who have Alzheimer's, by giving them something to do with their hands. This...

Our Spring Treat Boxes are here!

Do you love fabric? Fancy treating yourself or someone close to the perfect gift of sewing goodies? Then our Spring Treat Boxes are ideal! They're a seasonal box of scrumptious fabrics chosen by the team at The Peacock and the Tortoise, alongside our...

Fidget Blanket workshops starting this week

We're delighted to announce that the first of our Fidget Blanket workshops will be happening this Thursday, the 29th March. What is a Fidget Blanket? The idea of the Fidget Blanket is simple. It is a busy quilt or blanket with a variety of attachments...

Postponement of classes due to adverse weather

We will not be running our usual classes on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March – these classes are now postponed until the same time and days next week. We will not be running the first of our four drop-in Fidget Blanket for Dementia afternoons on Thursday...

Fidget Blanket workshops – everyone welcome!

A Fidget Blanket is a busy quilt or blanket with a variety of attachments to fidget with, and it’s designed to help someone with dementia. We’re holding drop-in workshops where everyone is welcome to come along and help to make a blanket or two.

New Year sales at The Peacock and The Tortoise

Our January sales are not to be missed! There are some fantastic bargains to be had, including our special “Finish the Bolt” deal, where you can buy fabric for very near to cost price, as long as you take whatever's left of the bolt (usually between 1 and...

Winter 2017 / Spring 2018 newsletter

Our latest newsletter is just the thing to warm up a chilly winter or early spring day! Details of our classes, treat boxes, and much more.