Following the latest lockdown announcement by the Scottish Government, we’ll have to close from 25th December until 19th January. If there’s any update to these dates, we’ll let you know on our Facebook page, so do keep checking in with us there!
In March 2021, the Peacock and the Tortoise will be ten years old! To celebrate we invite you to take part in our Memory Quilt Challenge.
We have worked out our Christmas opening hours to help you shop for fantastic fabrics and holiday haberdashery, safely and easily.
We have really missed delivering courses to you! Our quilting, embroidery and other sewing classes are such a big part of what we do, and we know you have missed them too. We hope to restart soon.
Make these lovely, festive, reusable Christmas gift bags using our simple instructions – and wow your family and friends!
We’re re-opening our shop on Tuesday 30th June, and we’re very excited about welcoming you back. Please read our news story for opening times, new ways of shopping to keep everyone safe – and special offers for our customers!
After some deliberation – and lots of enquiries from quilters who are needing fabric – we have made the decision to start taking and sending out orders to customers. We will be in the shop two mornings per week and there are different ways to place your order. We look forward to hearing from you!
We regret very much that we will have to cancel all of our regular classes until the end of April. We will be able to assess nearer the time what to do about our classes in May and June. All participants who have paid already will be refunded. We are looking to make a provision for a weekly online meet-up for everyone who has questions for our tutor Diane.
We’re starting a club! The Peacock and the Tortoise Membership Club will be a weekly sewing retreat – a chance to escape the busy world and work on your sewing projects.
Through our shop we often meet talented people who make beautiful things but don’t have their own space to sell their work. They rely on Facebook pages, word of mouth or the occasional (Christmas) market. In 2020 we are going to offer a pop-up window to textile...