Welcome To GillyBee Designs

GillyBee Designs is a fabric and sewing shop in Brundall, Norwich. We offer a fantastic range of fabrics and haberdashery items plus sewing classes, sewing workshops and craft workshops. We are a Stylecraft yarn stockist and carry a lovely range of yarns and knitting accessories. You will also find a fabulous array of gifts and greeting cards.

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Newest Additions To The Online Shop

Night Jungle by Elena Essex Big Cats

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Night Flight

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Night Prowl

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Skin Deep

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
100% Cotton Christmas Theme Ribbon

Another high quality product from Stephanoise

21mm ribbon, 100% cotton – natural printed in red.

Sold by the metre.

£0.75 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Gold Happy Christmas Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester ribbon printed with Happy Christmas and snowflakes.

Sold by the metre.

£1.00 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Red Grosgrain Happy Christmas Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester ribbon printed with Happy Christmas and snowflakes.

Sold by the metre.

£1.00 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Satin Christmas Village Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester grosgrain ribbon printed with a Christmas Village scene.

Sold by the metre.

£0.70 Add to basket
Wainwright the Lakeland Terrier

Wainwright the Lakeland Terrier is part of the ‘Edward’s Menagerie’ collection of amigurumi crochet toys designed by Kerry Lord. These animal designs are crocheted in luxury super soft DK weight 100% British wool yarn.

This kit is great for all ages and makes a perfect gift for children and adults alike. The animals are addictive and you can easily get ‘hooked’!

The kit contains 100g of TOFT pure wool DK in the Camel and 25g of Black plus toy stuffing, 3mm crochet hook, wool needle, and a postcard pattern inside a reusable TOFT project bag.

Skill level: Intermediate

£29.50 Add to basket
Alpaca Tweed DK Midnight

Alpaca Tweed is an impressively soft yarn. Test knitters have found it hard to believe that it contains only 20% Alpaca. The remaining 80% is Premium Acrylic and Viscose which ensure softness and excellent wash and wear qualities. It makes the most of this autumns trend for fuzzy and soft textured yarns without being too hairy. The colour palette has tasteful neutrals and rich earthy tones to suit a classy and modern colour palette.

Composition: 77% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca, 3% Viscose
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 262yds/240m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£4.75 Add to basket
Prym 3.5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 3.5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 3mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 3mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 4.5mm Crochet Hook

Prym Crochet Hook

4.5mm crochet hook for wool in pearl grey aluminium finish

14cm in length

£1.65 Add to basket
Prym 5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 6mm Crochet Hook

Prym Crochet Hook

6mm crochet hook for wool in pearl grey aluminium finish

14cm in length

£1.65 Add to basket
Prym Appliqué 9cm Scissors Stork Rose Gold

Prym Appliqué Scissors Stork Rose Gold – Limited Edition

  • Precision embroidery scissors in a modern colour scheme
  • For appliqué, serging and quilting
  • Specially shaped curved blades and handle prevent damage to the fabric or the appliqué motif

These appliqué scissors are presented in the modern pink gold colour and are ideal for appliqué, serging and quilting. The secret lies in the shape of these precision scissors, which prevents damage to the fabric or the appliqué motif. Thanks to the lower curve in the cutting blade they can be placed quite flat on the fabric and in this way superfluous material can easily be cut away from the appliqué motif. The angle of the scissors handle also ensures that the cutting blade can be brought especially close to the fabric.

Scissors are 9cm in length

£9.25 Add to basket
Prym Double Pointed Knitting Needles 2.5mm

Prym double-pointed knitting needles – size 2.5mm – 20cm in length

The knitting needles are suitable for all circular knitting projects – from stockings and socks through caps to gloves and much more. Their smooth, non-slip surface allows the stitches to glide smoothly over the needles and so knitting becomes relaxing, even over long periods. The neutral grey colour allows you to see the stitches clearly. These double-pointed knitting needles are light and are in pearl-grey aluminium.

£2.50 Add to basket
Prym Love Colour Snaps Plastic Fasteners – Circles

Assorted blue plastic fasteners by Prym Love

This is a pack of 30 assorted plastic snap fasteners.

Each fastener is approximately 12.4mm across.

£3.00 Add to basket
Prym Love Pom Pom Maker

Prym Love Pom Pom Maker

Small, but oh, so sweet!

With the Prym Love Mini Pompom Maker it is easy to make your own colourful pompoms. For children’s clothing, scarves, caps, pendants or home decor, such as cushions or rugs: there are hundreds of ways to conjure up unique treasures with mini pompoms.

This requires only one process and there you are with 6 or 8 mini pompoms, each 3 cm or 2 cm in diameter.

The tool has the appropriate markings and comes with step-by-step instructions to make the task really easy.

Just have a go.

£8.50 Add to basket
Prym Soft Comfort Ergonomic Thimbles

Ergonomic thimbles by Prym

Soft comform thimble available in sizes small, medium, large and extra large

These thimbles give the ultimate in grip thanks to the unique design. Made to fit your finger perfectly with a comfortable soft interior. Air holes help to keep your fingers cool giving you a much more comfortable experience.

£4.50 Select options
Prym Universal Ironing Rulers

Prym plastic tracing sheets with pen

These two rulers make it much easier to prepare for all types of hems and folds. Measuring, marking, folding and ironing can be done quickly with the practical helpers.

Punched out lines ensure an exact transfer of the marking lines to the fabric. Both rulers have a vertical metric scale on the front, which is suitable for shortening trousers and sleeve hems. On the back of the ruler you will find a horizontal scale that can be used to perfectly mark, fold and iron long straight hems.

The illustrated instructions for shortening trousers printed on the template are particularly helpful.

Heat-resistant ironing ruler for all types of hems
2 different sizes: 10cm x 30cm and 5cm x 15cm
Reusable
Easy ironing of edges and hems

£8.50 Add to basket
Zipping By The Metre – 4mm Sliders (No. 3)

Beige zipping by the metre. Ideal for using on clothing and cushions. This is good quality zipping sliders.

Cost is per metre including 3 sliders.

The sliders will be put on the zipping as this is quite a fiddly process unless you are used to it!

Just remember not to cut the zipping until you have the slider in place!

£1.25 Select options
Bias Binding Khaki

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

£0.60 Add to basket
Bias Binding Light Wisteria

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

£0.60 Add to basket
Bias Binding Off White

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

£0.60 Add to basket
Large Appliqué Patch

Large Appliqué Patch

£5.75 Add to basket
Sale!
Tilly And The Buttons Bettine Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Bettine Dress

Make your own dress with help from this easy-to-use sewing pattern.

Bettine is an easy-peasy throw-it-over-your-head dress. It has a blousy bodice with scoop neckline, grown-on sleeves which hang softly around the underarm, turn-up cuffs, elasticated waistline to cinch you in and flattering tulip skirt.

The plain skirt version is a perfect project for beginners, as it’s simple to sew, with no fiddly darts, fastenings or set-in sleeves – yay! More experienced? Try the pocket skirt version and optional cuff tabs for a speedy, satisfying project.

Comfortable and gorgeous, this is a dress you’ll want to wear every day. Throw it on with sandals for Summer picnics; dress it up with a necklace for the office or evenings out, or layer it over long sleeves and woolly tights in the colder months.

Skill level: Beginners

Fabric suggestions: Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics, such as viscose (rayon), chambray, cotton voile, double gauze, or crepe.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Your waist measurement in 9-12mm (1/2in) wide elastic
0.3m (1/2 yard) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
Optional: 2 x 1.5-2cm (5/8-3/4in) buttons for cuff tabs
Medium-large safety pin

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Sale!
Tilly And The Buttons Coco Top & Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Coco Top & Dress

Fill your wardrobe with classic Breton tops, cosy knit dresses and sixties-style funnel necks – all from the same pattern and no overlocker or serger required! Choose from top or dress length, boat neckline or funnel roll neck, long or three quarter sleeves with optional rolled cuffs and patch pockets.

This easy-to-use sewing pattern will take you through the steps to making the Coco top or dress, with jargon-busting instructions and photos showing you how to sew each part.

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight knit fabric with very little stretch. Look out for interlock knit, double knit, ponte di roma, or feel the fabric to check it’s not too fine or stretchy.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Ribbon or stay tape – 30cm (12in) x 6-8mm (1/4in) wide
Stretch or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Sale!
Tilly And The Buttons Françoise Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Françoise Dress

Françoise is a chic and easy-to-wear mini dress, inspired by sixties fashion yet always in style. The design features striking French darts and raglan seams. Choose from two-piece three-quarter length sleeves or a sleeveless version, with optional collar and waist tab.

With its simple flat sleeve construction method and jargon-busting instructions, this pattern makes a great first dress project for beginner sewists. More experienced stitchers can add the optional collar and play around with design variations – how about adding piping to the raglan seam lines?

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight cotton, sateen or light twill, preferably with a bit of stretch; double crepe; linen; double knit. The sleeveless version would also be great in gabardine, quilting weight cotton, light wool or brocade.

You will also need:
Matching thread
56cm / 22in invisible zip
Iron-on interfacing (about 30cm / 12in, similar weight to your fabric)
Optional: 2 x 2.5cm / 1in buttons for the tab
Optional: 1.2m x 35mm bias binding for sleeveless version (or you can make your own)

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Sale!
Tilly And The Buttons Ness Skirt

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Ness Skirt

Elevate your sewing with this classic fly front skirt pattern. Ness looks stylish year-round, paired with a t-shirt in summer or a roll neck in winter. The straight skirt has a shaped waistband and curved back yoke for a flattering fit.

Choose from mini version or below-the-knee hemline with centre front split. Details inspired by denim include a zip fly front, topstitched mock felled seams, belt loops, all-important in-seam pockets, plus optional back pockets for stashing your essentials. Let’s get stitching!

Ness includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

Skill level: Improvers

Fabric suggestions: Medium- to heavy-weight woven fabrics such as denim, corduroy, jacquard, gobelin (tapestry), drill or wool, preferably with a little stretch for comfort.

You will also need:
Matching thread
0.3m (3/8yd) medium-weight cotton fabric for pocket bags
0.5m (5/8yd) x 90cm (36in) wide iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
12.5cm (5in) jeans zip
15-18mm (5/8in) button with shank
Optional: Contrast topstitch thread and topstitch/embroidery machine needle

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Tilly And The Buttons Nora Top

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Nora Top

Fill your wardrobe with quick and easy Nora tops. This modern style sweater or t-shirt has a boxy, oversized shape with drop shoulders and wide sleeves. Incredibly versatile, make it in a variety of fabrics – from jersey to sweater knits – to see you through the year in style.

Choose from slouchy high neck or narrow neckband; short, elbow-length or extra-long sleeves; with longline hem or cropped and stepped deep hem with side splits. Once you make one, you’ll be hooked!

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Light- to medium-weight knit fabric with at least 10% crosswise stretch, such as jersey, interlock, ponte, sweater knits or stretch velvet. Tip: Buy a bit extra and pre-wash it to allow for shrinkage before cutting.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Optional: 0.3m (3/8yd) ribbing for narrow neckband
0.3m (3/8yd) of 6-9mm (1/4in) satin ribbon, stay tape, clear elastic or strips of knit interfacing
Ballpoint needle for your sewing machine
Optional: Overlocker (serger)

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 Add to basket
Sale!
Tilly And The Buttons Zadie Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Zadie Dress

Love sewing knits? Take it up a notch with the cleverly constructed Zadie dress. The striking Z-shaped seams, empire waistline and semi-pleated flared skirt create a flattering fit, with practical in-seam pockets and a round neckband. With a choice of cap, three-quarter or full-length raglan sleeves, you can wear Zadie at any time of the year for effortless style that’s oh so comfortable.

Like all Tilly and the Buttons sewing patterns, Zadie includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos showing you how to sew each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

Skill level: Improvers

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight stretch knit fabrics such as ponte di roma, double knit, interlock, jersey. Check the fabric can be stretched crosswise at least 20% wider than its original width, and that it pings back down to size after stretching.

You will also need:
Matching thread
0.9m (1 yard) of 6-8mm (1/4in) stay tape, clear elastic, ribbon or strips of knit interfacing
Ballpoint or stretch needle for your sewing machine

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Vlieseline Fuse-N-Tear 322

Suitable as backing for embroideries and appliques, for transferring and making topstitch work and patchwork.

A white iron-on embroidery backer (for motifs, etc.) where any excess can be easily torn or cut off. For the same uses as Stitch’n’Tear, but more convenient to use as it is fusible.

Recommended for use with medium to heavyweight fabrics and densely stitched embroidery designs. Can be torn away in either a horizontal or vertical direction, and should be removed carefully in order to not disturb the stitches of the design.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£3.00 Add to basket
Vlieseline Stitch-N-Tear 314

Suitable as backing for embroideries and appliques, for transferring and making topstitch work and patchwork.

This tear-away stabilizer from Vilene is a temporary stabiliser that is easy to remove after your stitching is completed.

Recommended for use with medium to heavyweight fabrics and densely stitched embroidery designs. Can be torn away in either a horizontal or vertical direction, and should be removed carefully in order to not disturb the stitches of the design.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£3.40 Add to basket
Woven Medium Cotton Vilene Interfacing – Black

Vlieseline woven interlining medium – 100% cotton

Light woven interlining of pure cotton for small parts in ladies’ blouses and dresses.

Suitable for use with light weight to medium weight fabric.

Use a steam iron; glide iron slowly over each area 6 times, applying steam and pressure.

Machine washable at 40°.

Dry cleanable.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£6.75 Add to basket

Latest News

Revised opening arrangements due to COVID-19 requirements
We are currently operating an appointment-only system in the shop.
Opening hours 10–4 Tuesday–Friday (last appointment 3.30pm)
10–2 (last appointment 1.30pm)
Please call the shop on 01603 716140 to book an appointment

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Saturday 29th February: 09:00–16:00
Tuesday 2nd March: 09:00–12:30

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Newest Additions To The Online Shop

Night Jungle by Elena Essex Big Cats

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Night Flight

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Night Prowl

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
Night Jungle by Elena Essex Skin Deep

Night Jungle by Elena Essex for Dashwood Studio

The Jungle can be a dangerous place at night; can you spot who’s lurking in the main print? Lucy’s new collection, Night Jungle, in a palette of dark green hues with pops of vibrant pink conveys an air of magic and mystery. Leopards, tigers and exotic birds feature in these lovely new prints.

Be careful – it’s a jungle out there!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£3.25 Add to basket
100% Cotton Christmas Theme Ribbon

Another high quality product from Stephanoise

21mm ribbon, 100% cotton – natural printed in red.

Sold by the metre.

£0.75 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Gold Happy Christmas Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester ribbon printed with Happy Christmas and snowflakes.

Sold by the metre.

£1.00 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Red Grosgrain Happy Christmas Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester ribbon printed with Happy Christmas and snowflakes.

Sold by the metre.

£1.00 Add to basket
Bertie’s Bows Satin Christmas Village Ribbon

Another high quality product from Bertie’s Bows

16mm ribbon, 100% polyester grosgrain ribbon printed with a Christmas Village scene.

Sold by the metre.

£0.70 Add to basket
Wainwright the Lakeland Terrier

Wainwright the Lakeland Terrier is part of the ‘Edward’s Menagerie’ collection of amigurumi crochet toys designed by Kerry Lord. These animal designs are crocheted in luxury super soft DK weight 100% British wool yarn.

This kit is great for all ages and makes a perfect gift for children and adults alike. The animals are addictive and you can easily get ‘hooked’!

The kit contains 100g of TOFT pure wool DK in the Camel and 25g of Black plus toy stuffing, 3mm crochet hook, wool needle, and a postcard pattern inside a reusable TOFT project bag.

Skill level: Intermediate

£29.50 Add to basket
Alpaca Tweed DK Midnight

Alpaca Tweed is an impressively soft yarn. Test knitters have found it hard to believe that it contains only 20% Alpaca. The remaining 80% is Premium Acrylic and Viscose which ensure softness and excellent wash and wear qualities. It makes the most of this autumns trend for fuzzy and soft textured yarns without being too hairy. The colour palette has tasteful neutrals and rich earthy tones to suit a classy and modern colour palette.

Composition: 77% Acrylic, 20% Alpaca, 3% Viscose
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 262yds/240m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£4.75 Add to basket
Prym 3.5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 3.5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 3mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 3mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 4.5mm Crochet Hook

Prym Crochet Hook

4.5mm crochet hook for wool in pearl grey aluminium finish

14cm in length

£1.65 Add to basket
Prym 5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook

Prym 5mm Soft-Grip Crochet Hook – 14cm in length

Crochet hook for wool with soft-grip
Pleasant to use
Thread groove for a uniform thread guide
Needle gauge colour coded for quick recognition

This high-quality crochet hook for wool makes the crocheting of hats, scarves, bags, bags, blankets and accessories fun! The soft and comfortable soft grip is pleasant and non-slip in your hand. The grip end finishes conically and adapts to the hand while working. The silver coloured hook is completely smooth and burr free. At the same time, the thread groove allows absolutely uniform thread guidance. In addition, for rapid recognition, the needles are colour coded on the anthracite coloured grip.

£2.60 Add to basket
Prym 6mm Crochet Hook

Prym Crochet Hook

6mm crochet hook for wool in pearl grey aluminium finish

14cm in length

£1.65 Add to basket
Prym Appliqué 9cm Scissors Stork Rose Gold

Prym Appliqué Scissors Stork Rose Gold – Limited Edition

  • Precision embroidery scissors in a modern colour scheme
  • For appliqué, serging and quilting
  • Specially shaped curved blades and handle prevent damage to the fabric or the appliqué motif

These appliqué scissors are presented in the modern pink gold colour and are ideal for appliqué, serging and quilting. The secret lies in the shape of these precision scissors, which prevents damage to the fabric or the appliqué motif. Thanks to the lower curve in the cutting blade they can be placed quite flat on the fabric and in this way superfluous material can easily be cut away from the appliqué motif. The angle of the scissors handle also ensures that the cutting blade can be brought especially close to the fabric.

Scissors are 9cm in length

£9.25 Add to basket
Prym Double Pointed Knitting Needles 2.5mm

Prym double-pointed knitting needles – size 2.5mm – 20cm in length

The knitting needles are suitable for all circular knitting projects – from stockings and socks through caps to gloves and much more. Their smooth, non-slip surface allows the stitches to glide smoothly over the needles and so knitting becomes relaxing, even over long periods. The neutral grey colour allows you to see the stitches clearly. These double-pointed knitting needles are light and are in pearl-grey aluminium.

£2.50 Add to basket
Prym Love Colour Snaps Plastic Fasteners – Circles

Assorted blue plastic fasteners by Prym Love

This is a pack of 30 assorted plastic snap fasteners.

Each fastener is approximately 12.4mm across.

£3.00 Add to basket
Prym Love Pom Pom Maker

Prym Love Pom Pom Maker

Small, but oh, so sweet!

With the Prym Love Mini Pompom Maker it is easy to make your own colourful pompoms. For children’s clothing, scarves, caps, pendants or home decor, such as cushions or rugs: there are hundreds of ways to conjure up unique treasures with mini pompoms.

This requires only one process and there you are with 6 or 8 mini pompoms, each 3 cm or 2 cm in diameter.

The tool has the appropriate markings and comes with step-by-step instructions to make the task really easy.

Just have a go.

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Prym Soft Comfort Ergonomic Thimbles

Ergonomic thimbles by Prym

Soft comform thimble available in sizes small, medium, large and extra large

These thimbles give the ultimate in grip thanks to the unique design. Made to fit your finger perfectly with a comfortable soft interior. Air holes help to keep your fingers cool giving you a much more comfortable experience.

£4.50 Select options
Prym Universal Ironing Rulers

Prym plastic tracing sheets with pen

These two rulers make it much easier to prepare for all types of hems and folds. Measuring, marking, folding and ironing can be done quickly with the practical helpers.

Punched out lines ensure an exact transfer of the marking lines to the fabric. Both rulers have a vertical metric scale on the front, which is suitable for shortening trousers and sleeve hems. On the back of the ruler you will find a horizontal scale that can be used to perfectly mark, fold and iron long straight hems.

The illustrated instructions for shortening trousers printed on the template are particularly helpful.

Heat-resistant ironing ruler for all types of hems
2 different sizes: 10cm x 30cm and 5cm x 15cm
Reusable
Easy ironing of edges and hems

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Zipping By The Metre – 4mm Sliders (No. 3)

Beige zipping by the metre. Ideal for using on clothing and cushions. This is good quality zipping sliders.

Cost is per metre including 3 sliders.

The sliders will be put on the zipping as this is quite a fiddly process unless you are used to it!

Just remember not to cut the zipping until you have the slider in place!

£1.25 Select options
Bias Binding Khaki

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

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Bias Binding Light Wisteria

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

£0.60 Add to basket
Bias Binding Off White

Super quality from La Stephanoise. 20mm bias binding in cream. Sold by the metre.

£0.60 Add to basket
Large Appliqué Patch

Large Appliqué Patch

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Tilly And The Buttons Bettine Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Bettine Dress

Make your own dress with help from this easy-to-use sewing pattern.

Bettine is an easy-peasy throw-it-over-your-head dress. It has a blousy bodice with scoop neckline, grown-on sleeves which hang softly around the underarm, turn-up cuffs, elasticated waistline to cinch you in and flattering tulip skirt.

The plain skirt version is a perfect project for beginners, as it’s simple to sew, with no fiddly darts, fastenings or set-in sleeves – yay! More experienced? Try the pocket skirt version and optional cuff tabs for a speedy, satisfying project.

Comfortable and gorgeous, this is a dress you’ll want to wear every day. Throw it on with sandals for Summer picnics; dress it up with a necklace for the office or evenings out, or layer it over long sleeves and woolly tights in the colder months.

Skill level: Beginners

Fabric suggestions: Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics, such as viscose (rayon), chambray, cotton voile, double gauze, or crepe.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Your waist measurement in 9-12mm (1/2in) wide elastic
0.3m (1/2 yard) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
Optional: 2 x 1.5-2cm (5/8-3/4in) buttons for cuff tabs
Medium-large safety pin

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

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Tilly And The Buttons Coco Top & Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Coco Top & Dress

Fill your wardrobe with classic Breton tops, cosy knit dresses and sixties-style funnel necks – all from the same pattern and no overlocker or serger required! Choose from top or dress length, boat neckline or funnel roll neck, long or three quarter sleeves with optional rolled cuffs and patch pockets.

This easy-to-use sewing pattern will take you through the steps to making the Coco top or dress, with jargon-busting instructions and photos showing you how to sew each part.

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight knit fabric with very little stretch. Look out for interlock knit, double knit, ponte di roma, or feel the fabric to check it’s not too fine or stretchy.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Ribbon or stay tape – 30cm (12in) x 6-8mm (1/4in) wide
Stretch or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
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Tilly And The Buttons Françoise Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Françoise Dress

Françoise is a chic and easy-to-wear mini dress, inspired by sixties fashion yet always in style. The design features striking French darts and raglan seams. Choose from two-piece three-quarter length sleeves or a sleeveless version, with optional collar and waist tab.

With its simple flat sleeve construction method and jargon-busting instructions, this pattern makes a great first dress project for beginner sewists. More experienced stitchers can add the optional collar and play around with design variations – how about adding piping to the raglan seam lines?

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight cotton, sateen or light twill, preferably with a bit of stretch; double crepe; linen; double knit. The sleeveless version would also be great in gabardine, quilting weight cotton, light wool or brocade.

You will also need:
Matching thread
56cm / 22in invisible zip
Iron-on interfacing (about 30cm / 12in, similar weight to your fabric)
Optional: 2 x 2.5cm / 1in buttons for the tab
Optional: 1.2m x 35mm bias binding for sleeveless version (or you can make your own)

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

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Tilly And The Buttons Ness Skirt

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Ness Skirt

Elevate your sewing with this classic fly front skirt pattern. Ness looks stylish year-round, paired with a t-shirt in summer or a roll neck in winter. The straight skirt has a shaped waistband and curved back yoke for a flattering fit.

Choose from mini version or below-the-knee hemline with centre front split. Details inspired by denim include a zip fly front, topstitched mock felled seams, belt loops, all-important in-seam pockets, plus optional back pockets for stashing your essentials. Let’s get stitching!

Ness includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

Skill level: Improvers

Fabric suggestions: Medium- to heavy-weight woven fabrics such as denim, corduroy, jacquard, gobelin (tapestry), drill or wool, preferably with a little stretch for comfort.

You will also need:
Matching thread
0.3m (3/8yd) medium-weight cotton fabric for pocket bags
0.5m (5/8yd) x 90cm (36in) wide iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
12.5cm (5in) jeans zip
15-18mm (5/8in) button with shank
Optional: Contrast topstitch thread and topstitch/embroidery machine needle

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Tilly And The Buttons Nora Top

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Nora Top

Fill your wardrobe with quick and easy Nora tops. This modern style sweater or t-shirt has a boxy, oversized shape with drop shoulders and wide sleeves. Incredibly versatile, make it in a variety of fabrics – from jersey to sweater knits – to see you through the year in style.

Choose from slouchy high neck or narrow neckband; short, elbow-length or extra-long sleeves; with longline hem or cropped and stepped deep hem with side splits. Once you make one, you’ll be hooked!

Skill level: Confident beginners

Fabric suggestions: Light- to medium-weight knit fabric with at least 10% crosswise stretch, such as jersey, interlock, ponte, sweater knits or stretch velvet. Tip: Buy a bit extra and pre-wash it to allow for shrinkage before cutting.

You will also need:
Matching thread
Optional: 0.3m (3/8yd) ribbing for narrow neckband
0.3m (3/8yd) of 6-9mm (1/4in) satin ribbon, stay tape, clear elastic or strips of knit interfacing
Ballpoint needle for your sewing machine
Optional: Overlocker (serger)

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

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Tilly And The Buttons Zadie Dress

Tilly And The Buttons Pattern – Zadie Dress

Love sewing knits? Take it up a notch with the cleverly constructed Zadie dress. The striking Z-shaped seams, empire waistline and semi-pleated flared skirt create a flattering fit, with practical in-seam pockets and a round neckband. With a choice of cap, three-quarter or full-length raglan sleeves, you can wear Zadie at any time of the year for effortless style that’s oh so comfortable.

Like all Tilly and the Buttons sewing patterns, Zadie includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos showing you how to sew each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

Skill level: Improvers

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight stretch knit fabrics such as ponte di roma, double knit, interlock, jersey. Check the fabric can be stretched crosswise at least 20% wider than its original width, and that it pings back down to size after stretching.

You will also need:
Matching thread
0.9m (1 yard) of 6-8mm (1/4in) stay tape, clear elastic, ribbon or strips of knit interfacing
Ballpoint or stretch needle for your sewing machine

Sizes 6-20 (UK)

£14.50 £11.60 Add to basket
Vlieseline Fuse-N-Tear 322

Suitable as backing for embroideries and appliques, for transferring and making topstitch work and patchwork.

A white iron-on embroidery backer (for motifs, etc.) where any excess can be easily torn or cut off. For the same uses as Stitch’n’Tear, but more convenient to use as it is fusible.

Recommended for use with medium to heavyweight fabrics and densely stitched embroidery designs. Can be torn away in either a horizontal or vertical direction, and should be removed carefully in order to not disturb the stitches of the design.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£3.00 Add to basket
Vlieseline Stitch-N-Tear 314

Suitable as backing for embroideries and appliques, for transferring and making topstitch work and patchwork.

This tear-away stabilizer from Vilene is a temporary stabiliser that is easy to remove after your stitching is completed.

Recommended for use with medium to heavyweight fabrics and densely stitched embroidery designs. Can be torn away in either a horizontal or vertical direction, and should be removed carefully in order to not disturb the stitches of the design.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£3.40 Add to basket
Woven Medium Cotton Vilene Interfacing – Black

Vlieseline woven interlining medium – 100% cotton

Light woven interlining of pure cotton for small parts in ladies’ blouses and dresses.

Suitable for use with light weight to medium weight fabric.

Use a steam iron; glide iron slowly over each area 6 times, applying steam and pressure.

Machine washable at 40°.

Dry cleanable.

90cm wide.

Price is per metre

£6.75 Add to basket