Weekly UK Fabric News

Focus on… The Village Haberdashery

Another shop for my Big List of UK Online Fabric Shops

The Village Haberdashery logo

The Village Haberdashery is a very welcome newcomer to the online fabric selling scene in the UK, having opened in February this year. The shop’s founder, Annie, is clearly a huge fabric enthusiast, and has excellent taste, if her shop selection is anything to go by! Designers represented include Melody Miller, Saffron Craig, Anna Maria Horner & Denyse Schmidt. The website is extremely inviting and easy to use – you can search by type of fabric, manufacturer, designer, collection, colour, pattern and price! There’s some extremely pretty, well put together bundles, I especially like the very useful combinations of prints and solids, like this bundle of prints from Garden Wall (the gorgeous collection by Laura Gunn) and some coordinating Kona solids. It takes the pain out of finding coordinating solids, which is always good..

Garden Wall and Konas, Sky Colourway from The Village Haberdashery

Photo © The Village Haberdashery

I have a feeling that I am going to find it hard to resist the opportunity to build myself a bundle of Flea Market Fancy, using the shop’s Build a Bundle option – which is a fantastically quick way of buying your favourite fabrics from a collection:

Build a Bundle, Flea Market Fancy from The Village Haberdashery

Photo © The Village Haberdashery

The shop blog, The Daily Stitch, is a great read. At the minute Annie is bringing us some Sneak Peaks of fabrics she is looking forward to seeing at the Spring Quilt Market, which makes very exciting reading!

The Village Haberdashery also has a thoughtful selection of notions and other vital equipment to sewing and quilting, like wadding, cushion pads, sewing patterns, buttons, zips, ribbons and trims. And if you are into embroidery,  knitting or crochet, there’s lots of goodies for you too. Payment is via credit or debit card (SagePay), sadly there doesn’t seem to be a Paypal option, and the flat rate delivery charge for parcels in the UK is £2.75.

I wish Annie lots of success with her new venture – she’s made such an excellent start!

Other News

Katie is continuing with her limited edition bundles at M is for Make, and this week’s is a real winner:

Limited edition bundle from M is for Make

Photo © M is for Make

It’s available with 10% off and free shipping until 8am on Tuesday 17 April.

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Lots of places have the new summer patterns – Lily, Hazel and Iris, from Colette available on pre-order. I have seen them at M is for Make, Backstitch and at the Sewbox, amongst other places.

New Colette Patterns - Lily, Hazel and Iris

Photo © Colette Patterns

If you want to be in with a chance of winning a printable PDF version of one of these patterns, pop over to Flossie Teacakes to enter Florence’s giveaway.

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 Otherwise it’s pretty quiet this week… I have a suspicion that everyone is excitedly waiting for lots of new collections that are due any time now… If you are pining for some lovely free fabric, you might do well to pop round tomorrow for a little celebratory giveaway that we’re going to be holding…

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6 thoughts on “Weekly UK Fabric News

  1. I’ve just lost myself in the Village Haberdashery for the last half hour drooling over all the fabric. She’s also re-ignited my desire to make an Anna Maria Horner figure of 8 scarf with her gorgeous selection of voiles & velveteen. What a great find!

  2. I love those Iris shorts but regrettably I do not possess the figure for them! I also love The Village Haberdashery – it`s one of the freshest online stores out there and the Garden Wall bundle is just beautiful. Thanks Ali!

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