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50 Days until Christmas

Well, this week has seen us battered by very wintry weather. The rain has been heavy and the winds strong. We hope that our very depleted reservoirs are starting to refill as many were down to below 20% capacity. So while it's been wet and windy it has been the perfect time to catch up on some sewing and reorganising our shop stock to make room for more deliciousness!

Our biggest arrival this week and better late than never, is I Believe in Angels fabric range by Bunny Hill designs. 28 bolts of cheery Christmas designs. There are several patterns that coordinate with this range as well, including a new Block of the Month. Full details below.

New from Sarah Peel is her latest book of friends for Luna Lapin, Luna Lapin and Friends - A Year of Making. This book has patterns for exquisite clothes and characters including a Highland Cow resplendent in a kilt.

Another new book hot off the press is Cute Dogs to Needle Felt. A collection of 6 pooches to make using soft wool tops.

The Corinne Lapierre kits that arrived last week have flown out so we have already placed another large order. If you missed out on a kit then add your name to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as they arrive. We also have a new addition to her kits, her brand new 2022 Advent Calendar. Available to pre-order we will send them out as soon as they arrive.

For those of you who purchased one of our Coast & Country Advent Boxes, we will be dispatching them by mid November.

So many ideas for gifts as well as bigger projects for yourself. What will you start with?

As always, have a wonderful week.

Happy Stitching
Best wishes
Sally & the girls

I Believe in Angels by Bunny Hill

We have waited patiently for this range to arrive, it is a lot later than expected but it is finally here. A typical Bunny Hill palette of mint green, reds and pale blue in stripes, spots, checks, candy canes, florals and festive snow angels. We have it for sale by the metre or part of a metre, and fat 1/4s. We also have mini charms, charms, layer cakes and jelly rolls available.
I Believe In Angels Bundle
To accompany the new range, Bunny Hill have released this gorgeous new pattern that uses the fabrics. We have put a fabric pack together for this BOM. It may be a little late to complete it for this year but it can be made for next year or why not work on it as a group or family project?

Three festive Bunny Hill patterns and kits

Joy Mini Quilt pattern

Another pattern using the I Believe in Angels fabrics is this new Bunny Hill pattern to make a pretty mini quilt/wall hanging 26 1/2″ square. It’s perfect for a table topper or hanging on a wall above a table or shelf. The applique is easy, and it’s ideal for a holiday project!

Noel, Felt Snow Angel

Noel is perfect for Christmas, and of course, everyone loves a snow angel! She’s easy to make in delightful wool felt. Perfect as a Christmas decoration. Hang her on your tree, tie her on a present, or tuck her in a garland.

Believe, A Bunny Hill Sweet Stitches Pattern & Kit

This cute snow angel kit contains the pattern, the embroidery hoop, linen, stabiliser, wool felt, ribbon, silver DMC thread and 8 skeins of other DMC threads to complete the design. Perfect for Christmas decorating and so much fun to make or give as a gift.

Luna Lapin & Friends ~ A Year of Making

A wonderful new collection of sewing patterns from the author of the Luna Lapin sewing books, Sarah Peel. Immerse yourself once again in the whimsical world of Luna Lapin and her five delightful friends.

Luna Lapin is a quiet and kind rabbit with impeccable taste and, in this collection, she introduces us to some of her dearest friends. This brand-new collection of toy sewing patterns will resonate with sewists of all abilities and the designs are perfect for making wonderful heirloom toys for friends and family which will be treasured forever. Luna Lapin and Friends proudly presents five characterful animals and their delightful wardrobes: Ziggy the hedgehog, Ottoline otter, Hamish the Highland Cow, a mystery animal and, of course, Luna herself.

Author, Sarah Peel, takes classic garments and recreates them on a miniature scale with exquisite fabrics including. Sarah recommends machine sewing the garments and there are tips and tricks for sewing small items. There are step-by-step instructions and diagrams for all of the clothes and the animals, and the templates are included at full-size so you can get sewing straight away.

We stock the woolfelts that the characters bodies are made from & of course a huge selection of fabrics for their clothes.

Sarah's other books include: Making Luna Lapin, Sewing Luna Lapin's Friends, & Luna Lapin, Making New Friends


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Luna Lapin & Friends ~ A Year of Making

Corinne Lapierre Advent Calendar

Available to Pre-order (These will be dispatched mid November)

Every day of the advent will reveal a new item to stitch onto the background to create a delightful scene that will only be completed on December 24th.
This year, Corinne has been inspired by her beloved woodland creatures and what secret fun they might be up to in the days before Christmas. As ever, Corinne has chosen the richest shades of felt and designed charming patterns to bring this picture to life.
This project will fill any crafter with peace and delight during December and for years to come. They will be longing to know what the next day holds and to add to their picture.
No peeking is allowed! Each day’s stitching is designed to take no more than 30 to 45 minutes.

corinne lapierre advent felts
Corrine Lapierre Advent Calendar


Learn to needle felt using wool tops and barbed needles to sculpt the wool into your own collection of pedigree pooches

Join Gai Button as she shares her secrets to needle felting adorable miniature dogs.

There are six dog projects in the book, and the techniques for making them are explained clearly with illustrated step-by-step instructions, along with handy tips. Each dog also has to-scale templates included, so you can start needle felting your favourite pooch right away.

Needle felted dogs are easier to make than they look, making them suitable for beginners and confident felters alike!


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