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A gift for you

Originally posted 12/5/2015

A gift for you
Love is in the air………
Thursday marks my 5 year wedding anniversary. Every year I’m surprised we have made it another 52 weeks.
We never seem to have an easy ride, but I wouldn’t want the ride with anyone else.

To celebrate these 5 miraculous years, we are giving you a free £5 voucher of any class on our new time table.
Just print it off, or show us this e-mail in the shop.

1 per person, but if you want to bring a friend, let them have a voucher too
love linsey & #teamdollyA gift for you

Dolly’s has had a make-over

Originally Posted 11/4/2015

Spring has sprung and
Dolly’s has had a make-over!
So whats been going on…
We’ve expanded for one, yes that’s right our creative space just got bigger as did our haberdashery department.

Classes will now be held in the ‘Sewing Room’ at the back of the shop. The space has been set up to give you more room and light to complete your projects and learn new skills. We’ve worked hard to create an uplifting space and made sure there is plenty to give you inspiration.

This means we now have more room in the shop and we’re going to be concentrating on stocking vintage fabrics and vintage patterns in modern sizes. Of course we’ll still be stocking new fabrics and everything you need for your sewing projects.

So, it’s about time we told you how you can get to see all the changes we’ve got a couple of events you can attend.

We’ve managed to source lots of beautiful dressmaking fabric, from £2.50 a yard. Before these beauties go into the shop, we will be holding a preview evening on Friday 17th April at 6pm giving you a chance to snap up a bargain.
Tickets for this event are £5 and includes drinks and nibbles. Pop in to the shop or use Paypal ( to buy a ticket, just bring your receipt as proof of purchase.

On Saturday 25th April you can come along and ‘Meet the Team’. All of Team Dolly will be on hand to chat to you about classes and all things creative. You’ll also get chance to nosey around the Sewing Room and have a cuppa with us. Rumor is, there will be cake too!

Thanks for all your support so far and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Team Dolly x

Classes April & May

Originally Posted 29/3/2015

Classes for April & May

Team Dolly have been busy planning some new classes. We’ve been joined by some fabulous new crafters who are ready to teach you everything they know.
Over the next few weeks work will start on the back room, yes that’s right we’re expanding. But don’t worry the shop will be open as normal so you can still nip in for your zips and buttons.

Class time table below, ring us, Facebook us or nip in to book, just do it quick so you don’t miss out!

Linsey and the team x

Picnic Skirt

Originally posted 18/3/2015


We’ve added a class for this Saturday and we’ve a few places left.

Following our ethos of make more and spend less we’ve been creating lovely skirts from vintage table cloths. A nice simple pattern that can be adapted to any size and shape. You can use any fabric and we have some nice vintage pieces in the shop you can buy.

So if you fancy having ago get yourself signed up.
Saturday 21st March
10am till 1pm
£30 (Don’t forget you will get a discount if you book with a friend)
Bring along a couple of metres of cotton fabric and a zip and we can show the rest.

Happy creating

Team Dolly x