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Craft-related links

Calico Kate and Lampeter Town Hall


Welsh Quilt Centre: Various courses available, during the Spring and Summer; further details here: Welsh Quilt Centre.

Karen's Quilts: 01974 272026. No time to finish your quilt? Contact Karen and she will quilt it for you on her Gammill Long Arm quilting machine. She lives locally, in Llanrhystud. An example of her work can be seen at Calico Kate.


National Wool Museum: The National Wool Museum is part of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.
Dre-Fach Felindre, Felindre, Llandysul SA44 5UP
Further details here: National Wool Museum

Dressmaking Courses

Email Camille
07799 256250
Gain the necessary skills to start sewing your own own clothes beginners and experienced sewers are welcome.

Jewellery Making Workshops

Rose Wood Jewellery: Further details here: Rose Wood Jewellery
01559 370676

Mixed crafts

Potting Shed Direct: Further details here: Potting Shed Direct
Creative foraging, plant dyed fibres and textiles, workshops, kits, bespoke embroidery and commissioned artwork.

Willow sculpture, basketmaking, felt artist

Cassandra Lishman: Further details here: Cassandra Lishman
01994 419061

Rag rugs

Rag Art Studios: Rag Rug Making, tools and materials, workshops. Further details here: Ragart Studios Sue 01974 298100


Everything Changes (Suzie Smith, 07721 520498)
Email: Everything Changes
Suzie Smith, local to Calico Kate, makes curtains, soft furnishings, and will upholster or re-cover small items. She also offers a home measurement service. A sample of Suzie's immaculate work can be seen at Calico Kate.

Knit and Natter Groups

Cwmifor Crafters: Meet Thursday afternoons in Manordeilo Reading Room, Cwmifor, (off A40, near Llandeilo) 2-4pm. We do all things needle-related! Come to learn, chat or give advice. All welcome
Just turn up, or ring 01558 824250 or 01558 824075

Knit, Make, Sew: Meet every Tuesday at Llandovery YMCA 1-3.30pm. We have knitters, stitchers, quilters... If you're a beginner we're here to help, if you're an expert we'd love to learn!
Contact Kate 07905 699041 or YMCA 01550 721499

Patchwork and Quilting Groups

Quilters' Guild of Great Britain
Further details here: Quilters Guild
See Dragon's Yarn about local groups

Other Patchwork Groups (some affiliated to the Guild)

Happy Quilters: Meet in The Carmarthen Learners Centre every other Thursday Contact number for further information 01267 235413

Llandeilo P & Qs: Meet every Tuesday evening from 7pm - 9pm in Llandybie Memorial Hall (small hall at back of building)
Chairperson Gillian Lougher 01550 777523.
Secretary Debra Lucas 01269 594293

General information:

Grapevine free Lampeter broadsheet, a good source of information for local groups