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The colour of the month for September is purple!

This month’s Colour of the Month Club members will be receiving these bundles of purple stash builders! We always find purple the most tricky to source in stash building fabrics so we always plan this one months in advance. We are super happy with this purple bundle featuring dots, florals, crosshatches, diamonds and moons! Many of these fabrics are now sold out but you can get a limited edition extra of this bundle here and shop our selection of purple stash builders here.

Colour of the Month Club Designer Stash Builders Bundle

Clockwise from the top our selection is:

Nightfall – Lunation in Dark by Maureen Cracknell (Art Gallery)
Garden DreamerTwinklestar in Berry by Maureen Cracknell (Art Gallery)
Hey DotStarry Dot in Fuchsia by Zen Chic (Moda)
Brighten UpGingham in Purple by Me and my Sister Designs (Moda)
Mini Pearl Bracelets – Heather by Lizzy House (Andover)
Swiss Dot Reversed in Lavender (Riley Blake)
Chroma Basics – Scallop Dot in Purple (Dear Stella)
Luna Digital – Purple (Sew Simple Fabrics)
Sea Life – Willow Wisps in Lavender (Michael Miller)
House of HoppingtonCalico Toss in Wisteria by Violet Craft (Michael Miller)

And now for our solids bundle:

Colour of the Month Club Kona Cotton Solids Bundle

Clockwise from top our Kona Cotton Solids  selection is Dark Violet, Berry, Geranium, Violet, Petunia, Orchid, Amethyst, Heliotrope, Purple and Midnight

Want a hand-picked bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Join one of our monthly clubs!

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Knickers Masterclass with Charlotte Newland

Upcoming classes at The Village Haberdashery

Come and join us this September and October in our bright and airy studio space in our West Hampstead shop for one of our creative classes or events! We have something to suit every level, interest and schedule!

Read on to find out what we have planned for the next few weeks or browse all of our classes here. Plus, don’t forget about our fun, free drop in Knit Night every Thursday from 6:30pm… just bring your knitting, we’ll supply the biscuits!


Want to work on your own project in our studio? Check out out studio bookings page to book a slot! Also many of our classes can be booked as private parties for groups of 8 to 18. Get in touch at [email protected] with your requirements!

Decoupage for Beginners with Gabriela Szulman
Saturday 30 September, 10am – 1:30pm (£50)

Decoupage is a fabulous DIY skill to have! Once you’ve learned the technique, you’ll be able to upcycle furniture, home decor pieces and even your own clothes! In this class you’ll learn all of the tricks involved with applying layers of thin paper to a glass surface, working with both a plate and a small tea light holder to create your own useable works of art. All materials are provided. Find out more and sign up here!

Decoupage for beginners with Gabriela Szulman

Sew a Box Cushion with Kym Armstrong
Sunday 1 October, 11am – 5pm (£75)

Learn to make a custom-sized box cushion with a zipper in this entry level upholstery class! Working with your own cushion or cushion measurements, you will learn to draft a cushion pattern template, how to construct a professional-looking cushion cover and how to install a zipper. Box cushions can be made to fit a chair, a window seat or bench or can be used as floor cushions or pet beds. The possibilities are endless! You’ll be able to apply the techniques you learn in this class to make a box cushion in any size, giving you the ability to redecorate your home any time you wish! Find out more and sign up here!

Sew a Box Cushion with Kym Armstrong

Make a Lampshade with Suzie Kemner
Tuesday 26 September, 7pm – 9pm (£45)

In this fun two hour workshop, Suzie Kemner will lead you through the process of turning a fabric of your choice into a beautiful drum lampshade. You’ll learn how to line up the fabric, attach it to specialist lampshade vinyl (glow tested and certified) and then craft it into a 30cm lampshade that can be hung from a ceiling rose or mounted on a standard lamp. Once you’ve learned the technique, you’ll be able to create lampshades of your own in different sizes. This workshop is perfect if you want to create a beautiful, lovingly made lampshade to brighten up your home, and is a wonderful, relaxing way to pass the evening. You don’t need any experience at all as Suzie will take you through every step of the process. Find out more and sign up here!

Learn to Make a Lampshade

Freehand Machine Embroidery with Sophia Palmer
Saturday 23 September, 10:30am – 1:15pm or 2:30pm – 5:15pm (£40)

Do you want to learn a completely new and unique way of using your sewing machine? This workshop will give you a new expressive way to decorate and create. Mixing free motion thread sketching with fabric appliqué to create totally individual pieces of art! You’ll learn how to draw with thread, tips for the perfect fabric appliqué and how to trace your own designs into fabric art. Find out more and sign up here.

Freehand Machine Embroidery

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy with Suzie Dicker 
Friday 29 September, 10:30am – 1pm (£60)

Modern calligraphy is perfect for all; its relaxed approach enhances your natural hand writing style to create a unique and beautiful lettering form that is totally individual. Led by Suzie Dicker, founder of luxury stationery brand A L’aise, this beginner’s workshop will guide you through making your first stroke to writing beautiful quotes that will be lovely enough to hang on your wall at home! Whether you are a bride-to-be wanting to learn so you can address your wedding invitation envelopes, or you are the creative sort wanting to learn a new skill; this class is the one for you! Find out more and sign up here!

Calligraphy with Suzie Dicker

Cross Stitch for Beginners with Kym Armstrong
Wednesday 27 September, 7pm – 9:30pm or Tuesday 3 October, 10:30am – 1pm (£35)

Cross stitch is portable, relaxing and seriously addictive! This one-evening class will cover the cross stitch basics from tools to techniques while you stitch a modern cross stitch design to take home! You’ll learn how to work with embroidery floss and the various types of cross stitch fabric, how to get started by anchoring your thread and reading a stitch chart, how to follow a pattern including basic stitches, working rows and changing colours and how to finish your work to display it at home. Find out more and sign up here.

Cross Stitch for Beginners with Kym Armstrong

Guided Studio Time with Charlotte Newland
Thursday 5 October, 6.30pm – 9pm (£40)

Want help with a dressmaking or quilting project or just want to sew in a social setting and pick up a few tips along the way? Our Guided Studio Time sessions were created for you to work on the project of your choice with the help of our talented instructor. You’re welcome to bring a project at any stage of completion for help. Find out more and sign up here!

Guided Studio Time with Charlotte Newland

Learn to Crochet Granny Squares
Tuesday, 26 September, 10:30am – 12:30pm (£35)

Learn to crochet the classic granny square! In this two hour class, you’ll learn to create a granny square that can be used as a drinks coaster or as the start of a blanket, accessory or anything else you can dream up! We’ll cover basic crochet stitches, how to finish a square and how to connect squares to create larger projects plus how to follow a crochet pattern or chart. All materials are included in the class fee. You are welcome to bring your small baby to our daytime classes! Find out more and sign up here!

Learn to Crochet Granny Squares

Knickers Masterclass with Charlotte Newland
Saturday 7 October, 10am – 5pm (£95)

The only knickers class you’ll ever need! In this fun one-day class you’ll learn how to make two pairs of knickers. First, we’ll make knickers using stretch knit fabric and fold over elastic. Then, we’ll make knickers using a lightweight woven fabric and picot elastic. You may never buy knickers from a shop again! Find out more and sign up here!

Knickers Masterclass with Charlotte Newland

This is a Sewing Machine with Lisa Falconer
Wednesday 4 October, 6:30pm – 9:30pm (£45)

This class will introduce aspiring stitchers – or those who need a refresher – how to use a sewing machine! In this comprehensive three hour class, you’ll get sewing machine-savvy and leave with enough knowledge and confidence to start making your own projects at home! This workshop is focussed solely on the skill of sewing and the entire three hours will be spent practising each element below to ensure that the methods stay in your mind after the class. You are welcome to bring your small baby to our daytime classes! Find out more and sign up here.

This is a Sewing Machine with Lisa Falconer

Learn to Knit with Renee Callahan
Wednesday 27 September, 10am – 12:30pm, or Wednesday 4 October, 7pm – 9:30pm (£45)

Do you want to learn to knit or need a refresher on the basics? This class is for you! In this class, experienced knitting teacher and knitwear pattern designer Renée Callahan will start from the very beginning and cover everything you need to know to get started knitting: knit stitch, purl stitch, casting on and off. Find out more and sign up here or here!

Learn to Knit with Renee Callaghan

Sew a pair of Ginger Jeans with Charlotte Newland
Sunday 8, Saturday 21, and Sunday 22 October, 10am – 5pm (£295)

Have you ever dreamed of sewing yourself a pair of great-fitting jeans? The idea of sewing jeans can be intimidating for even the most experienced dressmakers, but in this class our talented teacher will guide you through every step, from trouser-fitting to inserting a zip-fly to top-stitching to installing jeans hardware. The Ginger Jeans pattern from Closet Case Files is a classic 5-pocket jeans sewing pattern with a modern and flattering cut designed for stretch denim. You can choose from a comfortable low rise fit with narrow stovepipe legs or a sexy and high-waisted pair with skinny legs and a tummy-slimming pocket stay. Find out more and sign up here!

Ginger Jeans with Charlotte Newland

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September Baby Quilt Club reveal!

September is a ‘girl’ month and we couldn’t resist using the beautiful Tapestry in Navy print from the Rifle Paper Co. Menagerie collection as our starting point for this bundle for our Baby Quilt Club members. We have added a print from the equally stunning Dear Stella, Blue Moon collection and some of our favourite basics as well as our usual coordinating Kona Cotton Solids. We hope you love it as much as we do! We have a few extras of this bundle too… check them out here!

Baby Quilt Club


Clockwise from the top this bundle includes:

Menagerie by Rifle Paper Co.Tapestry in Navy by Rifle Paper Co. / Anna Rifle Bond (Cotton and Steel)
Kona Cotton Solids – Seafoam
Chroma BasicsScallop Dot in Pine (Dear Stella)
Kona Cotton Solids – Mustard
TwistOlive (Dashwood Studio)
Kona Cotton Solids – Petal
Cotton + Steel BasicsNetorious in Melody and Pink (Cotton and Steel)
Kona Cotton Solids – White
Desert BloomSpring in Ivory by Sherri and Chelsi (Moda)
Kona Cotton Solids – Baby Blue
Blue Moon – Folkstone in Midnight (Dear Stella)
Kona Cotton Solids – Denim

Want an awesome bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Why not join one of our monthly clubs!

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Meet our teachers: Sophia Palmer, freehand machine embroidery

We are so excited to now have freehand machine embroidery on our class timetable! Sophia Palmer is the owner and creator of Jessalli Handmade, a personalised gifts company in Dorset. She spends her days making unique, fun and colourful soft furnishings and gifts for all the family. Her favourite textile media is free-hand machine embroidery and she uses it to create textile portraits from photographs as well as cute pictures and gifts. We are super happy to welcome her to our teaching team with her freehand machine embroidery classes!

Sophia Palmer

Q. How did you first discover your crafting talents?

A. My mother taught me to sew when I was young, but I never thought of it as a career until I was 18. All the skills I learnt since then I’ve taught myself, it’s been a journey of determination really, but once you love something you never give up!

Sophia Palmer

Q. We love your website jessalli.com, tell us about your business and how it all started.

A. When I left school I moved to Australia. It was in Sydney that I got a job at a handmade children’s clothing company. I remember going in there, looking round and just walked up to the friendly lady behind the desk and said “I’m looking for a job and I can sew!”. My boss, Colette, took me under her wing and I basically got hooked on handmade. When I moved back to the UK a year later I knew what I wanted to do. And it was Colette who encouraged me to carry on sewing. After that I just had to convince my parents that it was a good idea to cancel my place at university! (who’s need more journalists anyway!). I went full time with Jessalli in 2011, when I was just 20, it was a big leap but I haven’t looked back since. My aim was to always create personal, sentimental gifts for families, and I hope that people keep their little Jessalli-wares forever.

Sophia Palmer

Q. We are super excited for your first Freehand Machine Embroidery class. For those who don’t know, what is Free Motion Embroidery and what can students expect?

A. The only way I can explain Free Motion Embroidery is that it’s the most expressive variation of sewing. Forget what you know about a sewing machine, and just get creative. It’s great fun, and once you’ve done it, you’ll be hooked! You don’t have to be an expert, you don’t need to be a perfectionist, you don’t even need to be good at sewing! It’s totally unique to you and that’s why I love it.

Sophia Palmer

Q. What other crafts do you enjoy? Do you find the time to craft for yourself as well as work?

A. I have to say all I do is sew. For business, for work and for pleasure. It’s my passion and I hope that never goes away. Sadly I have less and less time for personal sewing projects, but I always squeeze in an evening or a couple of hours sewing somewhere.

Sophia Palmer

Q. What are your favourite materials to work with and why?

A. I love working with cotton, I find there’s such a huge variety. I love quilting cottons for the patterns and prints. I have scrap fabric baskets for my machine embroidery, colour coded of course. You can find a use for the smallest piece of cotton with a cute design on it! It’s a big problem.

Sophia Palmer

Q. Describe your style in 5 words.

A. Colourful, Fun, Happy, Free and Textured.

Sophia Palmer

Q. What would your dream commission be?

A. I would love to work on a huge portrait of someone famous. Past or present. I love doing portraits and think a giant, crazy sewn textile art piece would be great fun.

Sophia Palmer

You can books Sophia’s Crochet classes here, find her on Instagram here. or check out her website here.

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Kona matching! What goes with Menagerie by Rifle Paper Co.

We are all totally in love with new Menagerie collection! In this third collection from Rifle Paper Co., some of the esteemed stationery company’s newest jungle themed designs are translated from painting and paper to Cotton + Steel fabrics, supported by the ever-popular signature Rifle florals. As its name implies, Menagerie covers a wide range of characters and designs.

Here are our selection of Kona Cotton Solids to match up with. From top to bottom we have Bone, Shell, Peach, Creamsickle, Ballerina, Cayenne, Flame, Papaya, Cactus, Ice Frappe, Holly, Teal Blue, Blueberry, Denim, Navy. You can find them all in one place here.

Kona Cotton Solids for Menagerie

And here is the Menagerie collection so you can see how they look all together!


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Reminder! Our Make Like a Boss Event with Rosa and Dominique of Suzy Magazine is this week!

Our September Make Like a Boss event is this week! Do you have your ticket? Make Like a Boss is a networking series for creative small businesses that we host at our West Hampstead shop. Each super fun, free event features a Q&A with a small business owner (or in this case, owners) followed by time to hang out and chat, learn, share, moan and come away with some new contacts and ideas for your business. Drinks and nibbles are provided!

This month we will be chatting with Dominique Major and Rosa Riddington of Suzy Magazine! Suzy is an independent sewing magazine for fashion forward sewists published here in London. After a successful Kickstarter campaign and launch in 2016, Suzy is going strong with issue three in shops now. We’re excited to find out all about what it’s like to run a print magazine and what’s next for Suzy! Plus, we’ll get some tips on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Here are the quick facts for the September event:

Date: Wednesday,13 September
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead
Guest: Dominique Major and Rosa Riddington of Suzy Magazine
Cost: Free
RSVP: Via Eventbrite or to [email protected]

Good to know: Our Facebook Group is now active, so even if you can’t make it to the events you can get in on the conversation and connect with other creative small business women by joining the group.

We hope to see you on Wednesday!

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Let’s all wear…shirts and shirtdresses!

We have lots of shirt and shirtdress patterns in stock at the moment and the lovely Alice (one of the newest members of our team) has put together a round up of them all for you with some top styling tips too! Take it away Alice!

Shirts are a staple piece when it comes to your wardrobe. They’re a perfect example of a versatile garment. Whether it’s for work, a summer’s day, a night out in town or a cosy day in, a shirt will work. Here at The Village Haberdashery, we have plenty of different shirt patterns to keep you inspired! From blouses, shirt dresses, tunics, all ages for male & female – you’re bound to find a pattern you wish to make over & over again.

This month, we’ve been looking at ways to jazz those shirts up. So we’ve put together this to inspire you to get shirt making.

Named Patterns – Helmi Trench Blouse & Tunic Dress

Named Patterns have such a classic, ‘high end’ look to them – they’re great for those staple wardrobe items. This one has two different options you could go for. The Tunic Dress features a concealed button closure & half sleeves. It’s a tad more advanced, so if you’re an intermediate sewer – why not give this a go! As its made up of two parts, we thought why not mix it up and use two fabrics, just to make it even more unique to yourself! The fabrics we’ve chosen are Menagerie by Rifle Paper Co – Watercolour in Multi & Menagerie by Rifle Paper Co – Champagne in blush metallic. You could even opt for a plain solid colour & add some personalisation with our Iron – On Glitter Sheets. We feel the two contrasting fabrics would really bring this shirt to life & make it perfect if you’re having a night out!

Grainline Studios – Alder Shirtdress

You can’t go wrong with a denim shirt. This pattern is made up of two different versions – View A, is a-Line, whereas View B is a gathered skirt at the back & sides. Its great for summer as its sleeveless but also perfect for winter as you can just pop on a cardigan! We may have gone for the black Stapleford Denim, however, with a pop of colour it can become quite striking. How about these Embroidery Transfers by Sublime Stitching. They’re so easy to use & with multiple usage you could place them over and over again! As they say ‘floral embroidery is a must!’. How about a floral pocket feature or a floral collar? You could even embroider a floral bouquet on the back of the shirt!

Closet Case Patterns- Kalle Shirt Dress

The Kalle Shirt Dress is a loose fitting shirt dress, great for all seasons! If you haven’t sewn a shirt before, this is a great pattern to choose. It gives you the option to choose what kind of collar you want & button style, making it a super personalised shirt! For this we’ve opted for Linen/Viscose Chambray – Denim Blue & added some pom poms! Pom Poms & trimmings are a great way to make something fun and look totally unique! We have so many options here at The Village Haberdashery from ready made pom pom trims to a wide of variety of ribbons, such as gingham, striped, grosgrain & satins of all different sizes! They would look great as a sleeve trimming or for the hem to give it a festival feeling! They work really well against this fabric, which almost has a ‘denim look’.

Colette Patterns – Aster Blouse

The shape of this blouse is lovely! Its classic & smart, yet casual. Great for any type of wear and style! If you’re a beginner or an experienced sewer – there is no holding back with this pattern! With three different options & a variety of techniques, you’re bound to find one that suits your wardrobe – as well as learning loads of new things along the way! We’ve gone for option 3, as the fluttered sleeves would look great with this fabric. The fabric we’ve chosen is Wonderland rayon by Rifle Paper Co – Painted Roses in Orange. Paired with a classic pair of skinny jeans & boots – perfect Autumn outfit! As the fabric is so detailed, not much embellishment is needed – just some great matching & bright buttons!

Megan Nielsen – Darling Ranges Dress

We cannot go without featuring some stripes! The fabric is Cotton Chambray – Blue Stripe. It’s lovely & light, and would create a simple yet effective every day staple shirt. Iron-on motifs are all the range right now with so many options available. You could go for a cute cherry or summery flamboyant flamingo! They make a great addition and so simple to use too. Or how about some machine embroidery if you’re feeling adventurous? We have some freehand machine embroidery classes coming up too, if it’s something you’re keen to learn. This pattern features so many options from a deep v-neck, high waistline, different sleeve lengths, pockets & darts! Great to be made over & over again.

Colette Patterns – Penny Dress

This Monstera in Midnight Rayon Lawn by Rifle Paper Co. (from their Menagerie collection) is utterly gorgeous which such a lovely drape, it’s a perfect fit for this pattern! The dress is an iconic shape and reminds us of the fifties – It definitely has that ‘Christian Dior’ feel! You could sew this dress in a shirting cotton or a rayon/lawn like we’ve chosen & it would be perfect for any occasion! The pattern features a sleeve-less option, a full fitted circle skirt & a high waisted waistband. You could mix & match to create the perfect shape for you! We’ve paired it with some neutral buttons here.

Tilly & The Buttons – Rosa Shirt & Shirt Dress

Rosa Shirtdress

This pattern definitely has western vibes! They both have so many different, awesome sewing features such as a pointed back yoke, roll up sleeves with optional buttons tabs, piping & buttons! (Hello, self covered buttons!). You can buy piping, or you could have a go at making it yourself. There are so many free tutorials nowadays, definitely make the most of them. As we’re feeling western when it comes to this pattern, we went for a cotton denim, in this lovely mustard shade – a great Autumn colour! Paired with the Jungle fabric from the new Menagerie collection to make the piping & self covered buttons. It would look awesome!

Cashmerette – Harrison Shirt & Lenox Shirtdress

It’s time to bust out the tailoring skills for this one! (sort of!) Both versions of patterns feature classic tailoring details such as button bands, two piece collar and princess seams! They’re patterns that can be made over and over for workwear or for a everyday effortless style! Did I also mention the Lenox Shirtdress has pockets?! A cotton lawn would look great for these patterns. With matching buttons, you can’t go wrong! We’ve chosen the stunning Cotton Lawn – Lily Brasilia by Lady McElroy and some elegant shell buttons.

Sew Over It – Vintage Shirt Dress

This dress shouts retro chic! Its one of those shirt dresses that you can put on, whatever the season or weather and look effortless! As it is so versatile, the fabric options are endless! Whether you wish to go for a lightweight cotton like we’ve chosen (this one is Blue Moon – Folkstone in Midnight), a rayon or a heavy denim – it’s a great pattern to make completely your own. Its definitely filled with a variety of techniques to keep you learning and refreshing, with pleats, facings, collar & buttonholes! Why not make a matching tie-up belt or use some velvet ribbon to give it that extra classy feel!

Walden by Colette – Negroni Shirt

As well as womenswear patterns, we also stock menswear! This shirt is a classic, modern man’s shirt, great to pop over a t-shirt or to wear with a pair of jeans & boots. The shirt suggests a variety of different fabrics to use, such as flannel, rayon and shirting! It also features optional collar suggestions too! I feel you can’t go wrong with this pattern. This Lawn by Rifle Paper Co. is super cool & smart! It features a repeating pattern, is super lightweight with a slight stiffness, yet holds its shape. Perfect to pair with some simple black buttons.

Merchant & Mills – The All State Shirt

I’m loving this shirt! It’s bringing back that retro, american fifties feel with its short sleeve & box fit. Is great if you’re looking for something a little different. The pattern features a pockets, back yoke & short side splits. The fabric we’ve chosen is a little quirky, however, we think would work well! Its a cotton chambray (Chambray Boulevard Prints – Southwest Stripe in Indigo), with a directional print. If you’re feeling a little adventurous, directional prints are a great next step with sewing or even just making menswear itself!

I hope we’ve left you feeling super inspired to have a go at making some shirts for yourself, a friends or a partners wardrobe! Share your photos & makes on Instagram or Facebook with #thevillagehaberdashery! We’d love to see what you create!

Thanks Alice! I’m totally inspired to get shirt making now!

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Join us for coffee, cake and craft for Macmillan Cancer Support – Saturday, 30 September!

This year we will be holding another Macmillan Coffee Morning in our West Hampstead shop to raise money for this wonderful charity! The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer and events are happening all over the UK. All of the money raised will help to make sure no one has to face cancer alone.

Drop by on Saturday 30 September from 10am-1pm. We will have cake, coffee, cocoa, cake, competitions and some fun crafts! No need to RSVP, just turn up and let’s have some fun for a good cause!

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Every cake and cuppa helps us make a huge difference to people facing cancer. There are now 2.5 million people in the UK living with cancer. By 2030, it will be 4 million people. One in three of us will get cancer, and Macmillan’s goal is to make sure no one faces cancer alone. They provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. Find out more about Macmillan here.

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Reminder! Stitch & Story meet and greet and trunk show is this Saturday!

Don’t forget to drop by our West Hampstead shop this Saturday 9 September to meet Jen and Jen from Stitch & Story!

Stitch and Story

This is an awesome chance to see samples of the garments and accessories from all of their gorgeous knit kits, including their new Sophie la Giraffe collaboration!

Stitch and Story Sophie la Giraffe

Plus we’ll have this year’s new colour of The Chunky Wool – Sangria!

The Chunky Wool 2017 Sangria

We’re timing this event with the Great London Yarn Crawl 2017, the fifth annual tour of London’s best yarn and haberdashery shops. Unfortunately tickets to the Yarn Crawl are now sold out, but you can still pop in to our shop between 10am – 4pm for the Stitch & Story event plus cold drinks and nibbles! See you there!

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Janome Sewing with Style Autumn Offers 2017!

This autumn Janome have some amazing special offers for you! If you were thinking about treating yourself (or someone else) to a new sewing machine, now is the time! (This is such a great opportunity to be thinking ahead to those Christmas presents!) Don’t miss the Early Bird offers available on a couple of the machines too!

Janome Autumn Sewing with Style offers!

Here is a quick round up of what is on offer…

The BRAND NEW Janome 230DC – Introductory offer price of £299!

Janome 230DC

Perfect for a first sewing machine!

Fully computerised with stitches and settings at the touch of a button. Simple and easy, no fuss threading with the auto needle threader and quick set bobbin as well as 30 built-in stitches, 3 styles of 1 step button hole, maximum speed controller, lock stitch feature and start/stop button. The machine also comes with a hard cover to protect and store away.


Janome 525s Sewing Machine – £249

Janome 525s

Save £40!

A really popular model which won a major consumer magazine award for “Best Buy”. It has a well balanced range of stitches & features and is perfect for beginners and those who are more experienced. It handles all types of fabric well and offers affordable power and precision.


Janome DXL603 Sewing Machine – £379

Janome DXL603

Save £70 plus get a free quilting kit worth £129!

An excellent all round fully computerised machine with built-in stitches for quilting and heirloom. Stitch selections and settings are so easy on the large information LCD screen. The maximum speed controller allows for precision sewing whilst the auto needle threader and the auto 1-step buttonhole make sewing simple. There a needle up/down facility – great for pivoting on corners and an auto-lock stitch for a perfect end to stitching. It also has a start/stop button which means the machine can be used without the foot control. There’s plenty of accessory storage and a hard cover for protection.

EARLY BIRD OFFER: Order before 17th September and get an extra £10 off!!


Janome QXL605 Sewing Machine – £429

Janome DXL603

Save £70 plus get a free quilting kit worth £129!

The QXL605 is the upgraded version of the DXL603. It has all the same stitches and great features but has the added benefit of an automatic thread cutter to trim threads at the end of sewing!

EARLY BIRD OFFER: Order before 17th September and get an extra £10 off!!


Janome Atelier 5 Sewing Machine – £899

Atelier 5

Save £100 and get a free Quilting Kit worth £185!

This brilliant computerised sewing machine has been designed to meet every sewing challenge. It is so versatile that there are three optional kits available, one for quilting, one for home furnishings and a third for fashion sewing. With a total arm length of 310mm (over 12”) and 210mm (8.3”) arm space right of the needle, this machine is ideal bigger projects and yet is equally suited to precision sewing, offering an incredible 91 needle positions. It has a superior feeding system and an easy change needle plate to enhance straight stitch performance at up to 1,000 spm. The 9mm stitch width gives added creative options whilst the host of special computerised features including 5 times stitch elongation makes it so easy to use.

This is the model Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte uses!


Janome Atelier 7 Sewing Machine – £1099

Atelier 7

Save £200 and get a free Quilting Kit worth £185!

Sharing the same features as its sister the Atelier 5, this amazing machine also has Janome’s AcuFeed system for great fabric handling and an easy change needle plate to enhance straight stitch performance at up to 1,000 spm. The 9mm stitch width gives added creative options whilst the host of special computerised features including five times stitch elongation makes it so easy to use. Quilters will love the electronic knee lifter and you can create your own stitch with stitch composer. At the push of a single button this machine will lock off your stitches, cut your threads and lift the pressure foot! So cool!


Janome 9300DX Overlocker – £229

Janome 9300DX Overlocker

Save £40!

A superb introductory level overlocker offering great value for money. Whilst it is easy to use, it comes with an instructional DVD to explain the wide range of stitch options. Perfect for sewing with knit fabrics and finishing seams!


Janome CoverPro 2000CPX Cover Stitch Machine – £449

Janome Coverpro 2000CPX

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The one stop machine for perfect hemming! With a wide triple cover hem stitch, exclusive free arm configuration and seam tightening system (STS), the 2000CPX is the most advanced dedicated cover hem machine available. In addition it has TLC (Tension Level Control ) to provide greater control over fine fabrics and thereby perfect stitch quality.


Janome Autumn Sewing with Style Offers!

Feel free to drop by our West Hampstead Store to chat about which machine will be best for you! We have the 525s, DXL603, and the Atelier 5 in store for you to see in person. To arrange a demo on the machines we have in store please email [email protected]

All the offers are available until 18th December 2017. Get yours online or in store today!


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