Special Sewing Machine Event

Thursday 18th (2pm - 7pm) and Friday 19th May 2017 (10am to 2pm) FREE
Come and try out our sewing and embroidery machines. Pop in and see what these machines can do whether you like dressmaking, quilting or want to do machine embroidery. Or, if you already own a Brother machine, come along and find out more about it. We'll be here with Brother sewing machine expert, Melanie Haigh, to answer your questions. There will be offers, promotions and interest-free finance on new machines over £600.

The New Brother Sewing and Embroidery machines are in the studio. Come along and have a go. The latest sewing machine offers are on this page, see right.


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Gift Vouchers - ideal gift

A perfect present for someone special who enjoys sewing: choose your amount in multiples of £5 which can be redeemed when booking workshops. Contact me for details.


Children's Sewing Classes

To encourage young sewers we are running three hour sessions during the school holidays. These are aimed at 8 to 12 year olds with an accompanying adult.

Thursday 13th April 2017 10am to 1pm Make a Name Cushion - booking essential

For more information or to book places contact Lorna.


Looking to buy a sewing machine?

As the local agent for Brother Sewing Machines in North Staffordshire. I can offer you my experience in helping you to choose the best machine for you. Come along to the studio, have a coffee, try out some machines from the Brother Innovis range and ask your questions. I'll be happy to help. Prices from £199. An hours free tuition with all machines sold.

****** We currently have a few ex-demonstration Innov-is 350 SE machines for sale at a significantly reduced cost of £420 (£149 less than the new price of £599). They have been fully serviced and come with over two and a half years manufactures warranty. This is an excellent opportunity to own a modern computerised sewing machine for £420, but be quick because we only have a few machines at this price. ******

****** We currently have one ex-demonstration V3 for sale at only £1,500 (£499 off the new price). This is a remarkable offer on this impressive embroidery machine. Call us if you are interested (07970 345628 or 01538 371682) ******

Contact me before hand so I can give you my full attention. (Tel 07970 345628).

April/May 2017 offers (see right)

All Brother Sewing Machines come with a 3 year warranty.



Special Events

Looking for something different for a Hen party, Children's party, Baby Shower or just to get together with your friends, contact Lorna to discuss details. Activities can include: making knickers, bags, cushions, bunting or other personalised projects.


Abakhan Fabrics

Lorna will be in the Hanley store giving sewing demonstrations (12 noon until 3pm) in 2017.

Thursday 25th May 2017

Basic Curtain Making

Wednesday 28th June 2017

Making simple summer dresses - hints & tips

Friday 21st July 2017

Free machine embroidery


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The Iconic Tweed Jacket


The Iconic Tweed Jacket Class (£46.49)

Use the links to get up to 50% off

Craftsy instructional tutorials are a great way to learn at home.

My Iconic Tweed Jacket class takes you through the process of choosing fabric, matching checks and constructing a Chanel-style jacket in three hours of comprehensive tuition.

Click here to find out more and you can buy the class to watch at your leisure.


Coachman's Cottage near Leek, Staffordshire

If you fancy a trip to Alton Towers, the Peak District or the famous pottery factories in Stoke-on-Trent we can offer you the perfect self catering accommodation for a week or short break.

Download Holiday Cottage Information

Coachman's Cottage



Come and try out the Brother Innov-is range, including the NEW Innov-is F-Series at the Studio.

April & May 2017 Savers from Brother

Innov-is 35 - Only £399 includes FREE Creative Quilt Kit worth £149.99

Download Innov-is 35 leaflet


Innov-is F420 - only £599 includes FREE Creative Quilt Kit (worth £149.99) OR Creative Sewing Pack and Couture Kit (worth £144.98)


Innov-is F440E - Only £899 includes FREE PED Plus 2 (worth £349)

Download Innov-is 1300 leaflet


Innov-is XV - Reduced by £500 to £5,999 and includes the Premium Upgrade Package worth £329.99

Download Innov-is XV leaflet