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British Sewing Awards 2018

We are delighted to have received awards in two categories, in the 2018 British Sewing Awards:

Winner, British Sewing Awards 2018
WINNER
Best Independent Retailer
Wales
Highly Commended, British Sewing Awards 2018
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Most outstanding
Sew Saturday event 2017

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Recently arrived:

'Fern Garden', from Makower

Kaffe Fassett sewing threads designed to complement Kaffe Fassett fabric

'Coffee Break' by Studio E; 'Home Sewn' and 'Home is Where the Dog is', from Henry Glass: see the Novelty fabric pages

Precuts: 'Bali Pops' and 'Bali Poppies', by Hoffman, for Stof

'Island Batiks', from Makower

'Weather Permitting', by Janet Clare, for Moda

'Cat-i-tude', by Benartex

'Winter Garden', by Lewis and Irene (and more 'Bumbleberries')

'Dragonheart', by Makower

Follow the links on the Fabric pages!

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Quilt Museum Shop

Although the Quilt Museum in Lampeter Town Hall is now closed, the shop remains open: Tuesday to Saturday, 11.00am to 3.00pm.

Local exhibitions

We have just added a page with information about various local craft-related exhibitions.

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Sew Saturday 2018: Sewing as Therapy

items made from Feedsacks fabric

"The theme at Calico Kate this year was 'Sewing as therapy'. Owner Kate shares the story behind it: 'The shop suffered a burst pipe in March 2018, with water damaging stock in four rooms. On top of that, I was also diagnosed with polymyalgia.' However, thoughout all this, Kate continued to find comfort in crafting for therapy and went on the host a successful Sew Saturday!"
– from Sew Magazine, December 2018

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Foundation by the Yard

Follow the link to Benartex on the Fabric page to see the collection

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Article about Calico Kate

We were thrilled to be the "featured shop" in the Moda blog recently. Read the full post here!

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