Easter Craft Projects

With the Easter weekend coming up, we’ve been thinking about some crafts and projects to keep us busy and to welcome Spring into our homes. We have ideas for children, as well as some for the grown-ups – have a scroll! Easter Bunny Pom-Poms These Easter bunny pom-poms are very cute, and the tutorial will…

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Baby knits for Spring

Pastels are always a winner in the springtime, and pops of colour on the tiniest members of our families are always super cute. We have just the thing for baby knits for Spring: our Bambino wool range is 100% acrylic, and comes in soft pastels. It’s ideal for knitting, using 4mm needles or hooks. Don’t…

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November’s fabric of the month

My fabric of the month for November is this delightful traditional Christmas holly print on 100% cotton material which is 112cm wide. The price is £8.99 per meter and can be bought from online here.

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Tartan fabric and ribbons

tartan fabric and ribbons

Slàinte mhath. If you’re planning a Burns Night celebration on the 25th January, we’ve got tartan fabric and ribbons, thistle sprays, and the all-important kilt straps and pins. Faye and team x Tartan fabric, 54” (137cm) wide, £8.99 per metre Kilt pins, small 60p, medium 80p, large £1.00 Tartan fabric, 54” (137cm) wide, £8.99 per…

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Cottons for reusable wax wraps

Cottons for reusable wax wraps

One of the best parts of our job is chatting with customers about their projects. Recently, a conversation over the purchase of some cotton squares revealed that reusable wax wraps can be made at home and used as part of the effort to reduce plastic consumption. What a fantastic way to make use of our…

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Pom poms at Christmas

pom pom maker

Pom poms at Christmas are a thing of wonder and a simple tool like a pom pom maker opens up a whole world of festive crafting. We’ve collected some of our favourite ideas together below – so much pom pom fun to be had. Enjoy! Faye and team xx Pom pom Christmas trees and tree decorations…

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Lampshade making kits

Lampshade making kits

I am so pleased to have these lampshade making kits in stock. They are easy to make up and provide such a lot of flexibility as you can coordinate or contrast with your choice of fabric to make a real statement. They come in three different sizes, and they are suitable for both pendant and…

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November’s fabric of the month

fabric shop monthly offer - linen look Christmas fabric at Faye's Sewing Box in Kendal

Now that we’re in November, there’s only one thing for it – to fill the fabric shop with fantastic crafting fabrics for Christmas. Our fabric of the month is really the fabric of Christmas as it’s on offer during November and December. It’s a stunning 100% cotton, linen-look fabric with a Scandinavian inspired print and…

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October’s fabric of the month

fabric shop in Kendal

My fabric of the month for October is, of course, perfect for Halloween. Netting, printed with multi-coloured, metallic skulls, this is a lightweight, floaty choice that’s just perfect for a fancy dress costume or party decorations. It’s also incredibly cost-effective – pop into our fabric shop in Kendal before the 31st and it’s a steal.…

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Haberdashery making and mending

haberdashery making and mending

If you’ve been here previously, you will know that I am sometimes responsible for dragging you off to discover inspirational projects to try out. I think you could see that time as an investment. You might lose hours in the world of haberdashery making and mending but you will save £s. You’ll also create a wardrobe and home finishes…

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