The haberdashery section is probably the largest for many miles, and includes over 50 different types of needles both for hand sewing and machine, together with a range of machine accessory including bobbins, oils, belts, and bulbs.
Needle threaders, poppers from tiny dolls size to heavy duty caravan size, hooks and eyes, including fur hooks, frogs – both fabric and metal, cord ends, zip pulls, swivel hooks, belt clips, magic buttons, magnetic buttons, bag handles and clothes brushes.
Suspenders, bra extenders, collar extenders, cover buttons, shoulder pads, dress shields, a huge range of scissors – all shapes and sizes, vilenes, dressmakers carbon paper, tracing paper, and even shoe laces!
Safety pins, garment labels, buckles, cummerbund buckles, bow tie clips, strap tidies, pom-pom makers and French knitters.
SPECIAL OFFER ON ZIPS - 6INCH - 18INCH ONLY 50P EACH.
These are unbanded zips but are excellent quality.
OPEN ENDED ZIPS START AT JUST £2 EACH.
METAL TROUSER/SKIRT ZIPS ONLY £1 EACH
INVISIBLE ZIPS FROM £1.50 EACH.
We have a large range of tassells, cords and trims.
Marabout feather by the metre in a wide selection of colours including ones with gold
and silver glitter strands.
Part of our Haberdashery section showing, bra extenders, bra replacement strips, suspenders,
strap tidies, knitting bees, body tape, modesty panels, bra cups, bra replacement wires,
dressmakers carbon paper, squared paper, bondaweb, vilene.
A very small selection of some of our iron on motifs and Winnie the Pooh zip pulls.
Loose feathers and Boa feather by the metre. Selection of colours including silver strands.
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Work baskets and boxes, travel sewing kits.
Zips from 4” to 30”, dress zips, trouser zips, cushion zips, open-end zips, and invisible zips. A growing range of quilting accessories, including templates, rulers, tapes, etc.
The full range of both Guterman sew all threads (polyester) and cotton threads,plus extra strong button threads in a selection of colours.
Shirring elastic in many colours including gold and silver, and elastic from the roll from 1mm thick up to 150mm in both black and white. Soft back elastic, coloured elastic and fancy elastic in gold and silver.
Piping cords in pre-shrunk cotton or polyester, furnishing cords and braids and a very large range of lace including knitting-in lace in over 16 colours. Velcro to either sew in or stick on or Velcro strapping. Curtain heading tapes, and curtain hooks, weights, wooden rings and cord tidies. Cushion pads 14” to 24”.
Straight binding, bias binding, and satin bias binding, ric rac and cotton tapes. Petersham belting, herringbone tapes and webbings.
NOW IN STOCK - GINGHAM BIAS BINDING.
SPECIAL OFFER WITH CHRISTMAS IN MIND AND
15MM DOUBLE SATIN RED RIBBON ON
90 METRE ROLLS FOR ONLY £15 EACH
AVAILABLE WHILE STOCKS LAST ONLY.
Tiny ric rac, padded hearts and daisies, butterflies and teddies to show just a small selection.
Squirly ribbon, fluffy ribbon, lacey ribbon and dotty ribbon just to name a few.
Our ribbon section is our pride and joy, with over 2000 reels of assorted ribbons. Probably the biggest range in the South of England, if not further. Double satin ribbons in around 100 shades, ranging from 3mm to 69mm. Fancy ribbons, feather edge, gold and silver braids, Christmas ribbons, gros grain, checks, tartans, stripes, florals, velvet, hearts, teddies, mini ric rac, printed ribbons, sheers, craft ribbons, polyester, wedding car ribbon and blanket binding. Then we have a large range of plastic beading on the roll, including flat back pearls, coins and drops. Amazing colours of crystals by the metre, and a large range of sequins either packeted or by the metre together with stretch sequins and sequin waste.
USEFUL NOTE - A LOT OF THE LARGER AND FANCIER RIBBONS COME WITH WIRE EDGE. IF YOU DONT WANT THE WIRE EDGE, THEN JUST PULL THE WIRE OUT WHICH LEAVES YOU WITH A NICE HEMMED EDGE.
IF YOU ARE A CRAFTER, WE ARE SURE YOU FIND AN EXCELLENT USE FOR THE WIRE!!
BEAUTIFUL PURE SILK SHANTIQUE RIBBON
2 1/2 INCHES WIDE, WIRE EDGE (YOU CAN TAKE THE WIRE OUT IF NOT REQUIRED).
DOUBLE SATIN RIBBON - PLAIN COLOURS
Our double satin ribbon comes in the following sizes: 3mm 16p metre : 6mm 20p metre : 10mm 30p metre :
16mm 36p metre : 25mm 40p metre : 39mm 50p metre :
selected colours only : 63mm 80p metre
We also have a small range of colours in 100mm at £2.98 metre
Most of the rolls are 22metres except for the 3mm which is 45metres. We offer a 15% discount on full rolls.
Below is the shade card for the ribbon we stock although it is not easy to copy the colours exactly .
Orders over £20 are free P&P. Under £20 we charge the cost of postage.
Please email your order to us to ensure we have the correct details but do not put credit card details on the email as we do not feel this is safe.
As soon as we have your order together, we will telephone you for your card details. Thank you.
If colour is paramount we are happy to send samples for a small charge. Please send a SAE plus 3 first class stamps with either a sample of the ribbon you are trying to match or details of the colour you are looking for and we will send up to 10 samples by return post. (you can request more than one colour in the 10 samples).
If you are a large user of ribbon, we hope to shortly have full shade cards available. Please check with us for availability and cost.