Although our shops in Harrogate & York are closed, following the latest government guidelines,  our online shop continues to operate during lockdown, with delivery nationwide.

If you can’t see what you need online, email us or send a message via the website’s contact form and we will let you know if we can supply what you need. 

Our online shop will remain open for orders, with delivery nationwide. 

For the safety of our customers and staff, our Click & Collect service has been suspended for the time being.

Thank you for continuing to support small independents like us.  

Can’t find it online? Fill out the online order form here and we’ll arrange delivery to your door.

Our 2021 needlecraft classes in York resume in April 2021, with something for everyone, from beginners to the super-skilled, including: knitting, embroidery, crochet, quilting, traditional bear-making, appliqué, macramé, rag-rugging, needle felting & braiding.

If Covid interrupts our plans and our alternative arrangements don’t suit, we will provide a no-quibble refund. 

During lockdown our button sampling service continues to give you access to over 10,000+ button designs.

Our huge array of kits make the perfect gift for all the family and every skill level.  Our collections cover sewing, knitting, embroidery, cross stitch, crochet, tatting, tapestry, macramé, appliqué, needle felting, quilting & more. 

More than 10,000 different button designs are available in our shops & via our
Button Matching Service

Our shops in York & Harrogate are famed for their vast array of haberdashery.

Available via email,  Mail Order & from our Online Shop too.

We stock all your needle craft essentials for knitting, crochet & embroidery & items for more specialist crafts like tatting, macramé, traditional bear making & needle felting. 

We stock James C Brett, King Cole & West Yorkshire Spinners wools as well as Ricorumi cottons & Anchor tapestry wools. 

Whether you sew, embroider or quilt, we have one of the widest ranges of Gutermann & Anchor threads.

from our shops & via Mail Order 
(just for the moment)

some are available online, with more in our shops & via Mail Order 

Founded in 1906, we’ve survived two World Wars, the Depression & Recession; with your help, we’ll survive Corvid19 too.

Thank you for your continued support