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June 15, 2018
We’re on TripAdvisor! Leave us a review and help more people find us when they visit London from The Village Haberdashery

So a few weeks ago a customer came to see us at our West Hampstead shop to pick up some yarn for a project while she was visiting London. This happens a lot, and we LOVE it. Sometimes people see us because they know us from insta or get a recommendation from a friend and sometimes they just google for the closest fabric/yarn/craft shop and find us. But it always feels like a gift when you take time out of your holiday to pop into our shop.

ANYWAY, this customer loved the shop and promised to leave a ...

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April 16, 2018
A close up on our nursery vignette from The Village Haberdashery

We are super excited to be sharing the details of our Nursery-themed vignette with you! We used the Cold Comfort collection by Dear Stella as the main theme running throughout the vignette paired with pretty shot cotton.

The Village Haberdashery in London

The Village Haberdashery in London

Our mum is wearing the I AM Patterns Jain top in shot cotton in Grapemist. The fabric has a lovely drape which is perfect for this style. I love how easy this top was to make, perfect for all levels of dressmaker.

I Am Patterns Jain and shot cotton

It has a cool casual fit and a feminine slit from neckline with raglen-like batwing sleeves with a diagonal cutout. There ...

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March 28, 2018
New in Stock at The Village Haberdashery from The Village Haberdashery

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Last chance to get your Easter crafts supplies and gifts!

We have everything you need to get your Easter craft on…! Order as early as possible today to get your shipment in time, or pop in to our West Hampstead shop. You can find our Easter weekend opening hours here.

For America’s favourite Easter tradition, we are so excited to have ...

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March 19, 2018
Easter Weekend opening hours from The Village Haberdashery

A quick update today with the opening hours for our West Hampstead shop on Easter weekend. It’s coming up so soon because Easter is crazy early this year!

Friday, 30 March – 11am – 5pm
Saturday, 31 March – 10am – 6pm
Sunday, 1 April – CLOSED FOR EASTER
Monday, 2 April – 11am – 5pm

We’ll be doing some free crafts for kids on Friday and Saturday so please stay tuned for that. In the meantime, have you seen our Easter crafts and gifts section? So excited about it!

Shop Easter Crafts

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March 12, 2018
Our first Children’s Art Show! from The Village Haberdashery

We are so excited that our first Children’s Art Show is now installed in our lobby at West Hampstead Square. We have a small but very talented group of kids who submitted artwork. They are so creative, using all sorts of materials to make art based on the theme Spring.

I know not all of you will be able to come in to see it in real life, so we have some photos to share!

Antonia, age 5 and Susana, age 4

Erin, age 9 and Eleanor, age 8

Jasmine, age 12

Nadia, age 5

Zain, age 5

Harvey ...

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February 23, 2018
Announcing our Children’s Art Show! from The Village Haberdashery

We are so excited to announce that we’re organising a children’s art show for our lobby at West Hampstead Square! If you’ve visited our shop you know we’re working hard to bring some colour and character to the space with our rainbow wall. I thought that creating a gallery wall of artwork by local kids would fill the (rather boring) stairwell with creativity and life as you climb the stairs to our shop!

If you have a creative kid and want to get involved, read on! We’re moving fast on this and the submission deadline ...

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January 26, 2018
Our Anniversary Sale Event is tomorrow! from The Village Haberdashery

Can you believe it’s been a year since we opened our beautiful West Hampstead Square shop? We have a huge day planned for you on Saturday, full of offers, giveaways, bubbly and more. We can’t wait to see you!

But first, take a trip down memory lane with us…

Here is the state of the shop when we started our fit out on 6 December 2016. Yikes!

After the fit out (which you can see in progress on Instagram at #tvhatwhs if you scroll back) the shop looked like this on 13 January. At this point, we were ...

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January 22, 2018
February Classes at The Village Haberdashery! from The Village Haberdashery

February might be the shortest month of the year, but it’s jam packed with exciting classes and workshops! Come and join us this February in our bright and airy studio space in our West Hampstead shop! We have something to suit every level, interest and schedule!

Read on to find out what we have planned for the next few weeks or browse all of our classes here. Plus, don’t forget about our weekly events, including our Crafty Mamas Coffee Morning on Thursday mornings at 10:30am and our fun, free drop in Knit Night every Thursday from 6pm ...

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December 15, 2017
A close up on our Christmas Morning vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

It’s Christmas!!!

Kym here and I am so excited to share the details of our third Christmas display this year! We have gone all traditional with red, green, gold and blue colours. Our two children are dressed in their Christmas pyjamas on Christmas Morning with their stockings by the Christmas tree.

Christmas Morning Vignette

Our littlest is wearing her ‘Knitted by Nana’ Christmas Jumper! Nana has stitched it up in Rico Essentials Merino DK yarn in Red and natural. Isn’t it adorable!

Christmas Morning vignette

The pattern is a vintage find from (you can find it here). I just love the snowflake ...

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December 12, 2017
REMINDER! Christmas opening hours and final Christmas order dates from The Village Haberdashery

Hi Guys! Here is a quick reminder of those essential Christmas dates for you…

Christmas at The Village Haberdashery

First up, our shop schedule. Everything is normal, except:

Saturday, 23 December – Closing at 2pm
Sunday, 24 December – Friday, 29 December – Closed
Monday, 1 January – 11am – 5pm (Sunday hours)

The Village Haberdashery

Post schedule:

We are using Royal Mail’s published schedule as our guide. You can find it, along with detailed international shipping dates here.

*UK orders placed by 1pm on Tuesday, 19 December, will be sent using our normal Royal Mail First Class service and are expected to arrive by Christmas.

*Orders placed up to 1pm on ...

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December 6, 2017
The ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for makers! 10 ideas to inspire creativity from The Village Haberdashery

Welcome to the second post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! Today we are sharing some ideas for gifts for all the knitters, sewists, felters, weavers and makers out there! Use it as a guide for giving to the makers in your life…or just go ahead and send a link to this post to your friends and family to make sure you get something you’ll love!

The Village Haberdashery Christmas Gift Guide

Anyone who works with yarn or fabrics will love to receive some Soak modern laundry care products this Christmas! Soak Flatter is a starch-free smoothing spray that relaxes wrinkles and freshens ...

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December 4, 2017
A close up on our Christmas Party vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

It’s getting closer folks! We are into December and Christmas party season is here! Exciting times! We had lots of fun putting this vignette together in store and it really makes me smile every time I see it. The red, mint and pink colour schemes has worked better that we had imagined. We really hope you’ll pop in to our London shop see it in person!

Christmas Party Vignette

Christmas Party Vignette

The star of the party is most certainly our Rag rug wreath centre piece. The lovely Elspeth from Ragged Life made this masterpiece especially for us. Isn’t it amazing?! She used ...

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November 24, 2017
Our Christmas Gift Guide, part one: Gifts for kids! from The Village Haberdashery

Welcome to the first post in our series of Christmas Gift Guides! First up we have some ideas for presents for kids!

Christmas Gift Guide

The perfect beginner sets for kids to get them into Knitting, Crochet and Sewing. These kits by Buttonbag contain all the tools, supplies and step by step guides they will need to get them started with a new hobby! For our knitting and crochet kits click here, and find the sewing ones here.

Sewing knitting and crochet kits for kids

These felt animal kits also by Buttonbag are also perfect for little hands to get sewing. The Stegosaurus is perfect for younger ages too as ...

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November 20, 2017
Reminder…Our special event with the V&A is this Saturday! from The Village Haberdashery

This Saturday (25 November) we’ll be hosting a special event to celebrate two beautiful new books from the V&A! At 2pm, we’ll be toasting the first two volumes in the V&A Maker’s Guide series, Patchwork and Quilting and Embroidery, with an afternoon of show and tell by some of our favourite contributors to the series.

V&A Maker's Guides

Many of the projects from the books will be on display and you’ll be able to see them up close, hear from the designers and get your book signed. It’s going to be so much fun! This quilt ...

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November 17, 2017
A close up on our Narnia Vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

Christmas is approaching and our first seasonal shop display is up! We decided to go for a Winter Wonderland / Narnia theme for our first this year and we love it!

When searching for a winter quilt pattern I (Kym) came across the Quilting in Black and White book and this amazing pattern! Just perfect for our Narnia forest scene.

The Michael Miller Woodland Winter collection was the obvious fabric choice here, it is so pretty! The trees are in Trees and Birds in Winter Grey,  Winter Birds and Berries in Snowdrop Grey, and Flurry – Black Spot (by Susan Driscoll for ...

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November 3, 2017
Reminder: Saturday is our Christmas Crafts Party Day! from The Village Haberdashery

Don’t forget to join us in our West Hampstead shop this Saturday 4th November as we kick off our Christmas season with our Christmas Crafts Party!

We’ll have a craft table full of mini make and takes including gift tags, felt ornaments, Christmas cards and more. We’ll also be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and chocolates to really get you in the festive spirit!

Plus shop our fun selection of Christmas craft supplies and kits, cards and gift wrap. We can’t wait to inspire your Christmas crafting this year!

Here are the quick facts for ...

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October 26, 2017
Saturday 4th November is Christmas Crafts Party Day in our West Hampstead shop! from The Village Haberdashery

Yes folks, it is nearly that time of year again! Time to drink mulled wine…to listen to Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas on repeat…time to update your Christmas card list…and time to party!

Christmas Crafts Party

Christmas at The Village Haberdashery officially starts on Saturday 4th November and we are kicking things off with a Christmas Crafts day! We’ll have a craft table full of mini make and takes including gift tags, felt ornaments, Christmas cards and more.

Stamped gift tags

Plus we’ll be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and chocolates to get you in the festive ...

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October 23, 2017
A close up on our Anna Maria Horner vignette! from The Village Haberdashery

When the super talented and lovely Anna Maria Horner joined us in our West Hampstead shop to teach back in August, her truly stunning Floral Retrospective quilt was pinned up on our display wall and we just fell in love with it! We were totally inspired to create a vignette with her fabrics.

Read on for full details, more pics and links plus check out our Facebook page for a live tour!

Her fabrics have such amazing striking colour and her Color Dive quilt pattern is the perfect choice to show them off!

I (Kym) have used fabrics from the ...

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October 10, 2017
Take a class with Karen Lewis at The Village Haberdashery! from The Village Haberdashery

We are super excited that the lovely and extremely talented Karen Lewis is coming to our West Hampstead shop where she’ll be teaching some awesome classes!

Karen Lewis

Karen has a passion for all things beautiful and handmade. She designs textiles for her own brand, Karen Lewis Textiles, and for Robert Kaufman and is the author of the book Screen Printing at Home. Her Instagram @karenlewistextiles is full of great inspiration!

Screen printing at home

Join us for one of these special classes or book them both for 10% off!

Lino Printing

Saturday, 9 December, 10am – 4pm (£75)

In this full-day introduction to lino printing ...

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October 9, 2017
A recap of our Macmillan Coffee Morning! from The Village Haberdashery

On the 30 September we participated in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to raise funds for Macmillan at our West Hampstead shop! Our coffee ‘morning’ turned into an all day event as so many people donated lots of amazing cakes!

Maria from Bake with Maria made this amazing Banana Toffee Cake with dark chocolate ganache.

Jenny from The Kitchen Table made her famous Brownies.

This Millionares Shortbread made by the lovely @crafty_alibobs was the bake of the day!

Our friends from M&S downstairs and Gail’s Bakery donated even more cake…

and I (Kym) did a little baking ...

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