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 wool 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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Cotton 8 Wale Corduroy – Purple

Cotton 8 Wale Corduroy in Purple – 8 ridges per inch quality cotton cord – ideal for all types of dressmaking. Corduroy is known for its warmth and durability making this a popular choice of fabric for colder weather clothing during the autumn and winter months.

56″/140cms wide

100% Cotton – 270gsm

Manufacturer washing instructions: 30°C wash, cool tumble-dry.

Price is per metre

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£10.95 Add to basket
Cotton 8 Wale Corduroy – Wine

Cotton 8 Wale Corduroy in Wine – 8 ridges per inch quality cotton cord – ideal for all types of dressmaking. Corduroy is known for its warmth and durability making this a popular choice of fabric for colder weather clothing during the autumn and winter months.

56″/140cms wide

100% Cotton – 270gsm

Manufacturer washing instructions: 30°C wash, cool tumble-dry.

Price is per metre

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£10.95 Add to basket
Luxury Hessian

Luxury Hessian Fabric

Luxury hessian fabric – woven with much more precision than traditional hessian yet still uses the classic 100% jute yarn. The finish is smoother and more uniform.

Hessian fabric makes a fabulous backdrop for creative projects plus is ideal for rug and bag making. Classic earthen appeal and charm.

56″/140 cms wide

100% Jute

Price is per metre

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£8.50 Add to basket
Unbleached Calico

Unbleached Calico

Calico is a plain-woven cotton textile ready to be decorated. Useful for creating toiles, coverings and linings.

50″/127cm wide

Price is per metre



£4.25 Add to basket
Stylecraft Special 4-Ply

Stylecraft are the market leader in big value economy yarn with their Special range. Now with a new improved quality, cleaner look and even softer handle the appeal is extended further still. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky and baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.

Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 462yds/422m
Needle Size: 3.25mm
Tension: 28 stitches x 36 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£2.49 Select options
Special Chunky

Stylecraft are the market leader in big value economy yarn with their Special range. Now with a new improved quality, cleaner look and even softer handle the appeal is extended further still. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky and baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.
Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 157yds/144m
Needle Size: 6mm
Tension: 14 stitches x 20 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£2.20 Select options
Stylecraft Batik Elements

Batik Elements is a beautiful melange of shades that look fantastic on their own but are also designed to work harmoniously alongside the solid Batik shades.
Composition: 80% Premium Acrylic, 20% Wool
Ball Weight: 50g
Yardage/Meterage: 151yds/138m
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

£2.39 Select options
Stylecraft Eskimo

Eskimo is a trend setting eyelash yarn which became a huge and instant hit following its launch. It continues to offer outstanding value for money and is perfect for the creation of fashion scarves in addition to garments and accessories.

Composition: 100% Polyester
Ball Weight: 50g
Yardage/Meterage: 98yds/90m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40° C, Do Not Bleach, Cool Tumble Dry, Do Not Iron, May Dry Clean

£1.99 Select options
Stylecraft Batik DK

Taking its influence from the rich and opulent colours of Morocco this yarn is a blend has a wonderful soft twist and a painted, semi-solid, effect that looks and feels great when knitted up.

Composition: 80% Premium Acrylic, 20% Wool
Ball Weight: 50g
Yardage/Meterage: 151yds/138m
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

£1.99 Select options
Stylecraft Batik Swirl

The block tonal transitions of Batik Swirl creates an exciting colour change and the subtle dappled effect of the yarn gives a lovely sense of texture. Its wool, acrylic blend means it is silky soft to the touch too.

Composition: 80% Premium Acrylic, 20% Wool
Ball Weight: 200g
Yardage/Meterage: 601yds/550m
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

£8.99 Select options
Stylecraft Swift Knit Mega

For that catwalk-ready, over-sized look you can’t do better than Swift Knit Mega Super Chunky. Not only is this a sumptuous yarn but its combinations of colours are designed to fit in to any wardrobe.

Composition: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Ball Weight: 200g
Yardage/Meterage: 76yds/70m
Needle Size: 15mm
Tension: 7 stitches x 10 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£8.99 Select options
Stylecraft Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels has been specially developed to be durable enough for socks, but also fine and light enough for knitters and crocheters who like to make shawls. The colour palette has also been carefully crafted so that each colourway incorporates 3 short colour changes and 3 longer ones to give spectacular striping effects as your chosen project emerges.

Composition: 75% Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon
Ball Weight: 100g
Yardage/Meterage: 437yds/400m
Needle Size: 2.25mm
Tension: 28 stitches x 36 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30 Degrees C, May Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£6.49 Select options
Stylecraft Special Candy Swirl

Stylecraft are the market leader in big value economy yarn with their Special range. Now with a new improved quality, cleaner look and even softer handle the appeal is extended further still. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky and baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.

Composition: 100% Acrylic
Ball Weight: 150g
Yardage/Meterage: 484yds/443m
Needle Size: 4mm
Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square
Wash Care: Machine Wash at 40°C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean

£6.75 Select options
Ink and Arrow Fabrics Wool Ewe Yarn

In true Ink & Arrow style, the quirky pairings of ewes and yarn, sweaters and stripes delight with fantastic color! This fun menagerie of stylish sheep lends their wool to create beautiful yarn and sweaters – so chic!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Machine wash cold, normal cycle with like colours, use non-chlorine bleach if needed, tumble dry medium – remove promptly, warm iron

Price is per fat quarter

£14.50 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£3.65 Add to basket
Prym Glass Headed Pins

Prym Glass Headed Pins

Prym 0.4mm super-fine glass-headed pins for pinning work on fine fabrics. The pin’s smooth stem, made of flexible spring steel, has ideal usage flexibility, which prevents it from bending or breaking. Thanks to its finely-polished tip, the pins also penetrate through the finest of fabrics without harming the fibres. Its heat-resistant glass head in the signal colour red makes these pins ironable and very visible. This ensures that no pins remain in the clothing.

Size: 35mm x 0.40mm

£8.15 Add to basket
Prym Circular Knitting Pins 8.00mm

Prym Circular Knitting Pins (Needles)

These circular knitting needles with flexible plastic cords are exactly the right choice when it comes to knitting sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, and more. The needle points are precisely shaped, so that the points easily and effortlessly enter in the stitches.

8mm circular knitting pins in grey plastic finish

80cm in length

£4.80 Add to basket
Eastern Jewels Persian Tiles Crochet Pack

Stylecraft has just launched the Eastern Jewels Persian Tiles crochet pack, by Lucia Dunn, from an existing crochet design by Jane Crowfoot.

Jane’s original design, Persian Tiles, has proved highly popular around the world and the inspiration for Lucia’s palette came from summer – specifically the summer in her home country of Italy. Lucia used different colours for each motif, inspired by the multi-coloured houses in Italy’s coastal villages.

The Eastern Jewels Persian Tiles crochet pack contains a printed Persian Tiles pattern, along with a 12 page colour brochure Eastern Jewels colour chart detailing the colour options for the motifs in the pattern, 13 x 100g balls in Stylecraft Special DK and 1 ball in Stylecraft Life DK in the following colours:

1 ball of each of the following colours
Duck Egg
Fondant
Fuchsia (Life DK)
Mustard
Pistachio
Sage
Spice
Storm Blue
Tomato
Vintage Peach
Violet

plus 3 balls of Buttermilk

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU WISH TO HAVE THIS PRODUCT SENT TO YOU NEXT DAY, PLEASE ORDER OVER THE TELEPHONE ON 01603 716140. IF YOU PAY VIA PAYPAL, THE ORDER IS DELAYED BY PAYPAL FOR 72 HOURS DUE TO THE WORD 'PERSIAN' IN THE DETAILS. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

This product is currently out of stock but we are taking back orders. Delivery is expected to be 2-3 weeks.

£29.95 Add to basket
Prym Single Point Knitting Pins 15.0mm

Prym single-pointed knitting pins – size 15mm

A pack of single-pointed knitting pins in grey plastic 40cm in length

£6.25 Add to basket
Ink and Arrow Fabrics Wool Ewe Sheep

In true Ink & Arrow style, the quirky pairings of ewes and yarn, sweaters and stripes delight with fantastic color! This fun menagerie of stylish sheep lends their wool to create beautiful yarn and sweaters – so chic!

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Machine wash cold, normal cycle with like colours, use non-chlorine bleach if needed, tumble dry medium – remove promptly, warm iron

Price is per fat quarter

£14.50 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.65 Add to basket
Prym Circular Knitting Pins 10.00mm

Prym Circular Knitting Pins (Needles)

These circular knitting needles with flexible plastic cords are exactly the right choice when it comes to knitting sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, and more. The needle points are precisely shaped, so that the points easily and effortlessly enter in the stitches.

10mm circular knitting pins in grey plastic finish

80cm in length

£4.80 Add to basket
Prym Crochet Hook Without Handle 3.5mm

Prym crochet hook without handle – size 3.5mm

A crochet hooks for wool without handle, made from aluminium in pearl grey colour.
Length: 14cm
Size: 3.5mm

£1.60 Add to basket
Snap Tape By The Metre

Snap tape on a roll

Plastic snap fasteners on a cotton tape spaced 10cm apart. Perfect for sewing onto duvet covers rather then sewing on individual snap fasteners.

30°C wash, do not bleach, do not iron, dry cleanable.

Price is per metre.

£3.50 Add to basket
Darice #7 Mesh Plastic Canvas Artist Sheet

Manufactured by Darice, this 7 mesh ultra stiff plastic canvas art sheet is a moulded, non woven canvas made from clear plastic. It can be cut to size and is perfect for stitching and cross stitching or for giving art projects rigidity.

The plastic canvas sheets are 13.5″ (33cm) x 22.5″ (56cm) in size, mesh count is 7 (holes per inch).

£2.95 Add to basket
Prym Circular Knitting Pins 9.00mm

Prym Circular Knitting Pins (Needles)

These circular knitting needles with flexible plastic cords are exactly the right choice when it comes to knitting sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, and more. The needle points are precisely shaped, so that the points easily and effortlessly enter in the stitches.

9mm circular knitting pins in grey plastic finish

80cm in length

£4.80 Add to basket
Prym Deluxe 45mm Rotary Cutter

Prym Deluxe 45mm Rotary Cutter

This Prym rotary cutter Fits snugly into the hand and offers an ergonomic elastomer handle for fatigue-free cutting of fabrics. Its blade is so sharp that it is possible to cut several layers of fabric at the same time with ease and with clean cut edges. Featuring a double safety mechanism – the blade retainer secures the blade in the rest position or the work position and the blade also moves into cutting position only when there is an upward movement of the handle. When the handle is released, the blade returns to its starting position. The convenient rotary cutter from OLFA cuts in all directions.

Comfort grip for fatigue-free working

Cuts several layers of fabric simultaneously with ease

For patchwork, quilting and other sewing tasks

Can be used in all directions

Suitable for right-handers and left-handers

£25.00 Add to basket
Prym Turning Set

Prym Turning Set

This turning set from Prym makes the turning of fabric tunnels such as straps or belt loops easy, making it very useful sewing accessory.

From a belt loop to a bag handle – small or broad, any self made fabric tunnel can be easily turned.

The set contains three different sized turners:

S for tunnel widths from 9.5 mm to 16 mm
M for tunnel widths from 19 mm to 25 mm
L for tunnel widths greater than 25 mm

£7.50 Add to basket
Prym Universal Ruler 6×24 Inch

Prym Universal Ruler 6×24 inch

Whether on the cutting table or the sewing machine: the Omnigrid universal rulers from Prym are indispensable companions for patchwork, dressmaking and tailoring or for graphic work. The yellow and black grid markings in a metric or inch scale make it possible to mark accurately on both dark and light fabrics. The scratch-resistant laser print on the underside of the ruler prevents visual distortion.

Guides rotary cutters and art knives safely

Omnigrid ruler with black and yellow grid markings

Transparent with metric or imperial scale

Hard-wearing plastic

30, 45 and 60 degree angles marked

£25.50 Add to basket
EZ Quilting Hexagon Shapes Ruler

EZ Quilting Hexagon Shapes Ruler

Make hexagon shapes from 1 to 5 inches (finished size) with this easy to use acrylic ruler

Designed by Darlele Zimmerman the ruler includes seam allowance measurement making it easy to cut hexagonal shapes from strips of fabric

£6.50 Add to basket
Prym Straight Steel Pins 16mm

Prym Straight Steel Pins – size 16 x 0.65mm

Steel pins are often used by decorators, florists, and handicraft enthusiasts as well as for office needs. The pins have a burr-free, even fillister head that serves as a grip-friendly pressure surface. These mild steel pins, which are somewhat flexible material-wise, can also be bent a bit, which is advantageous when doing handicrafts and decorating.

£2.35 Add to basket
Makower UK Spectrum Slate

The Spectrum Collection from Makower UK

Spectrum is a range of solid dyed fabrics part of the Makower UK Basics Collection

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

£7.50 per metre – order 4 fat quarters or more for this price

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£1.90 Add to basket
The Dog Gone It Collection

The Dog Gone It Collection by Jacqueline Savage McFee for Camelot Fabrics

Excellent quality cotton fabric suitable for all your sewing and quilting projects

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£3.25 Add to basket
The Dog Gone It Collection

The Dog Gone It Collection by Jacqueline Savage McFee for Camelot Fabrics

Excellent quality cotton fabric suitable for all your sewing and quilting projects

100% cotton fabric

Width: 112cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£3.25 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Rayon No. 40 1000m #1001

Sulky Rayon on a large 1000m reel – colour 1001

Versatile embroidery thread for all embroidery designs

For decorative machine stitching and quilting

100% viscose

Thickness 40 No 110 dtex 268(2)

Machine Needle size 75 80

£5.40 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Bobbin Thread 1000m #1005

Sulky Bobbin Thread on a large 1000m reel – colour 1005

Bobbin thread for all machine embroidery

100% polyester

Thickness No 150 dtex 220(2)

£4.60 Add to basket
Acrylic Crafting Felt – Red

Acrylic crafting felt in red – 90cm wide

Approximately 2mm thick – excellent quality smooth acrylic crafting felt

Very easy to cut and will not fray, also easy to sew and stick

Perfect for practically any craft project

Price is per metre

£3.50 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Gold Metallic

Sulky Metallic Thread on a 200m reel – colour 7004

Sulky metallic thread for all machine embroidery

For a shiny finish for all types of embroidery. Great results for sewing and embroidery machines.

60% polyamide/40% polyester

£3.60 Add to basket
Acrylic Crafting Felt – White

Acrylic crafting felt in white – 90cm wide

Approximately 2mm thick – excellent quality smooth acrylic crafting felt

Very easy to cut and will not fray, also easy to sew and stick

Perfect for practically any craft project

Price is per metre

£3.50 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Bobbin Thread 1000m #1001

Sulky Bobbin Thread on a large 1000m reel – colour 1001

Bobbin thread for all machine embroidery

100% polyester

Thickness No 150 dtex 220(2)

£4.60 Add to basket
Acrylic Crafting Felt – Holly

Acrylic crafting felt in holly (green) – 90cm wide

Approximately 2mm thick – excellent quality smooth acrylic crafting felt

Very easy to cut and will not fray, also easy to sew and stick

Perfect for practically any craft project

Price is per metre

£3.50 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Silver Metallic

Sulky Metallic Thread on a 200m reel – colour 7009

Sulky metallic thread for all machine embroidery

For a shiny finish for all types of embroidery. Great results for sewing and embroidery machines.

60% polyamide/40% polyester

£3.60 Add to basket
Gütermann 100% Cotton Thread 250m #6745

Natural Cotton Thread – larger 800m Reel

Fine but strong with a silk-like lustre.

For those who prefer to sew with natural fibres.

Suitable for hand and machine sewing.

100% mercerised cotton.

£4.30 Add to basket
Gütermann Sulky Rayon No. 40 1000m #1005

Sulky Rayon on a large 1000m reel – colour 1005

Versatile embroidery thread for all embroidery designs

For decorative machine stitching and quilting

100% viscose

Thickness 40 No 110 dtex 268(2)

Machine Needle size 75 80

£5.40 Add to basket
Makower UK Doodle Days Flower Hessian

Doodle Days part of the Makower UK Collection

Doodle Days is a cute collection of woodland flowers and friends in soft neutral hues perfect for the nursery.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

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£3.20 Add to basket
Makower UK Into The Woods Patchwork Blue

Into The Woods part of the Makower UK Collection

Hares, deer and swallows frolicking through the rolling hills and woodland. This calm and serene palette of soft blues and greys, with highlights of green, is perfect for quilts or projects for the home.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.20 Add to basket
Makower UK Doodle Days Flower Pink

Doodle Days part of the Makower UK Collection

Doodle Days is a cute collection of woodland flowers and friends in soft neutral hues perfect for the nursery.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.20 Add to basket
Makower UK Into The Woods Ditzy Green

Into The Woods part of the Makower UK Collection

Hares, deer and swallows frolicking through the rolling hills and woodland. This calm and serene palette of soft blues and greys, with highlights of green, is perfect for quilts or projects for the home.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.20 Add to basket
Makower UK Into The Woods Ditzy Blue

Into The Woods part of the Makower UK Collection

Hares, deer and swallows frolicking through the rolling hills and woodland. This calm and serene palette of soft blues and greys, with highlights of green, is perfect for quilts or projects for the home.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.20 Add to basket
Makower UK Into The Woods Patchwork Green

Into The Woods part of the Makower UK Collection

Hares, deer and swallows frolicking through the rolling hills and woodland. This calm and serene palette of soft blues and greys, with highlights of green, is perfect for quilts or projects for the home.

100% cotton fabric

Width: 110-112 cm

Price is per fat quarter

Fabric Samples
You may order up to 5 fabric samples (total cost £1.00 inc FREE postage)

Order a Sample

£3.20 Add to basket

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