A huge range of fabrics, haberdashery, machines and courses for those wishing to get sewing
Sun: 10.30 – 16.30
Today run by the founder’s granddaughter and daughter, Gillie’s Fabrics has been going strong since 1963 and, of course, both have always made clothes. In store, you’ll find fabrics, sewing patterns, haberdashery and trims for all types of sewing projects.
Classes run in the upstairs studio cover patchwork, tailoring, dressmaking, cushion, quilt-making and kids sewing classes for all ages, all run by skilled teachers. If you’ve a problem with your sewing machine, take it to Gillie’s as they offer a service and repair service for machines.
“We have a lot of knowledge about sewing, thread, machines and fabric and we care about imparting that knowledge to customers who wish to be creative, no matter what their experience, ability or age.”