We’re re-opening on Mondays

The Peacock and the Tortoise is opening on Mondays again! Come and visit us to browse and buy the best fabrics, threads and equipment – and our wonderful workshops.

Read our Autumn 2019 newsletter

Our Autumn 2019 Newsletter is packed full of exciting news, interesting information and our fantastic classes. In this edition we have details of:our upcoming classes and workshops on Quilting, Patchwork, Crocheting, Sewing Machines, Sashiko and lots more...

The Peacock and the Tortoise is seeking a new owner

It all started with a dream at Trudy’s kitchen table and after eight happy years, we have decided to pass our precious baby onto someone else! Trudy, young as she looks, is set to retire and make all those quilts she has been meaning to find the time to...

Pre-order your Summer Treat Box

Pre-order your Summer Treat Box today, and a super box full of surprises and treats will be winging its way to the lucky recipient in May. They’re always popular so don’t miss out!

Spring Treat Boxes going fast – order yours today!

Our spring boxes are ready to launch in early March! There are only about ten remaining of our original 30, so if you are interested in reserving this spring 2019 surprise Treat Box, just call 01738 717009 or pop into our store at 29 George Street and...

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...