Latest news about opening hours

Latest news about opening hours

Following the latest lockdown announcement by the Scottish Government, we’ll have to close from 25th December until 19th January. On the 24th December we will be open until 2pm. If there’s any update to these dates, we’ll let you know on our Facebook...
The Memory Quilt Challenge – be part of something special

The Memory Quilt Challenge – be part of something special

What did 2020 mean to you? For most people, it was a mix of difficulties and discoveries. The world as we know it changed hugely, and many of us have seen our lives change accordingly. Do you think you could turn those feelings, memories and images into a quilt...
Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours

We have worked out our Christmas opening hours to help you shop for fantastic fabrics and holiday haberdashery, safely and easily. We are open Tuesday to Friday from 10am till 2pm and closed on Sunday and Monday. We will extend our opening hours on Saturdays only...
We’re looking forward to starting our classes again!

We’re looking forward to starting our classes again!

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. Our expert teachers can’t wait to get back to teaching in our comfortable workshop and...
Make these lovely Christmas gift bags

Make these lovely Christmas gift bags

Would you like to make these adorable Christmas gift bags? All you need are some small scraps of fabric and the chance to sit down and relax (doesn’t that sound nice?). The instructions are simple and you can use any fabrics you have to hand. You don’t...
We’re re-opening the shop!

We’re re-opening the shop!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to our shop on Tuesday 30th June. As you will understand it will not be business as usual for the foreseeable future, but we would like to make your shopping experience as pleasant and safe as possible. These are...
We’re taking orders!

We’re taking orders!

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...
Urgent news – cancellation of classes

Urgent news – cancellation of classes

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...
Would you like to join our friendly club?

Would you like to join our friendly club?

We have some very exciting news for you… 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.How does it work?Membership will cost...

Display your work in our window – free of charge

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...