Useful links and information

Here are some links to other sewing resources’ sites you might find useful or we’re keen to promote. We include fabric, haberdashery and machine retailers, craft organisations and lots of other useful contacts. Just one click on the headings below to see links or information relating to that subject.

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Visit North Lincolnshire
Tourist information for the North Lincolnshire area. Local accommodation and places to visit.
Water’s Edge Tourist Information Centre
Maltkiln Road
Barton upon Humber
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5JR
Tel/Fax: 01652 631500

Barton Guest House

73 Ferriby Road
Barton upon Humber
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5 LQ
Tel: 07803 811583

Humber Bridge Country Hotel (formerly Reeds)

Far Ings Rd
DN18 5RG
Tel: 01652 638250

Beverley Tourist Information Office
For local information, events and accommodation.
Beverley Tourist Information Centre
34 Butcher Row
HU17 0AB
Tel: 01482 391672

Redcliffe House Luxury B&B

Redcliff Road
East Yorkshire
HU13 0HA
Tel: 01482 648655

The Village Hotel

Henry Boot Way
Tel: 01482 427110
Innkeeper’s Lodge Hull & Toby Carvery Willerby Village

Beverley Road
HU10 6NT
Tel 0845 11 26 036

Premier Inn

Ferriby Road
HU13 0JA
Tel 08701 977 138
Fax 01482 645299

Hallmark Hotel

Ferriby High Rd
North Ferriby
HU14 3LG
Tel: 0330 028 3414

Durban House Caravan Site (Certified CL)
Main Road
East Yorkshire
HU15 2UP
Tel: 01430 470001

Northern College of Costume
An independent college offering practical courses in costume making.  The principle, Pauline Chambers, has worked in the industry since 1985 and has a wealth of experience and skills.  Graduates of the college are highly sought after for their high quality skills and commitment to their craft.

Stone Creek Textiles
Ruth Brown teaches textile workshops in a wide range of techniques from her purpose equipped barn in rural East Yorkshire. A programme of guest tutor courses brings experts to the workshop barn. Ruth has just published her second book, Digital Imagery on Fabric.

Stone Creek House
Stone Creek
Sunk Island
East Yorkshire
HU12 0AP
Tel: 01964 630630

Fabric Corner
Lincoln based independent shop with a good range of quality fabrics for dressmaking, home and craft. Book a virtual tour of the shop with owner Kay.

Fabric Quarter
Inspirational shop and website for dressmaking, quilting, soft furnishing and craft fabrics and haberdashery in the heart of beautiful Lincoln.

Dewsbury factory shop and on-line seller of the most amazing wools, cottons, dress and home fabrics and haberdashery.

William Gee
On-line retailer for all your sewing and pattern cutting needs from sewing thread to glitter. Excellent service and click & collect if you live locally.
Order and advice line 020 7254 2451

The Sewing Directory
An on-line resource from sewer and author of the number one book ‘Craft a Creative Business: Making & Marketing a Successful Creative Business’, listing retailers, making ideas, information sheets and so much more.

Jaylaurs Sewing Studios
A 10 minute journey from our studio in Brigg, this is a tardis of a shop, don’t be fooled by the size of the front! Once inside this beautifully laid out emporium you will find wonderful fabrics and haberdashery for your dressmaking and craft projects. The staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit.
Facebook:Jaylaurs Sewing Studios

Croft Mill
“All about fabric” and it is!  Vast range at great prices from wools to the obscure.

Stone Fabrics
This shop in beautiful Tones is not only a haven for fabric lovers but the knowledgeable staff are on-hand to help and advice. They stock huge range of quality fabrics and their mail order service is fabulous.
Web site:

The Bovey Handloom Weavers
A family owned firm producing finest quality wool fabrics, headsquares, caps, throws on 1930’s Harris Tweed looms. Go into the weaving shed to see weaving in process and talk to the friendly weaver.  Shop sells other items of clothing and knitwear.
Station Road
Web site:

Essex based mail-order covered buttons, belts, bespoke accessories and haberdashery. I’ve been using them for years and they never disappoint.

Empress Mills (1927) Ltd
Dressmaking and craft haberdashery, threads, knitting wools, books, videos, interlinings, zips. Mail-order available.
Web site:

Waltons Fabric
An amazing selection of dress, dance and craft fabrics.  The best quality, excellent value, old fashioned service.  Well worth a visit.

South Yorkshire
S63 9HJ
Tel 01709 897066

Vogue, Butterick, McCalls, Kwik Sew and Burda

We supply the Tilly & The Buttons range of patterns

Contact us for more information and to order.

Jane White Couture Tuition is an official supplier of Elna and baby lock sewing machines, overlockers and coverstitch machines.

Please contact us for a free, no-obligation demonstration by appointment at the studio or online with Zoom.

Go to our sister site to see the full range.

baby lock overlocker, coverlock and overstitch machines

Elna sewing machines and overlocks Logo

Jane White Couture Tuition is an official supplier  baby lock overlockers,  cover stitch and combination machines.

Please contact us for a free, no-obligation demonstration by appointment at the studio or online with Zoom.

Go to our sister site to see the full range.

baby lock overlocker, coverlock and overstitch machines

Dotty Print

Fast service from the helpful Charlotte and her team.

Printed on A0 sized heavy weight tissue paper.

Join The Savvy Sewist for discounted pattern printing and special offers.


Quick service.

Printed on A0 heavy weight paper.