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March 5, 2021
Our A-Z Animals kits are fabulous not-too-big tapestries to stitch for a new arrival in your family. They also make wonderful christening gifts, and look great whether made into a cushion or framed as a picture – or even made into a personalised book bag. Decisions, decisions! Which letter to choose? As you’ll see from…
January 28, 2021
Hello, tapestry pals! Today we bring you a cheerful new tapestry to take you into spring, our new Lay A Little Egg kit. In the design hens and chicks scratch around in a sunny garden. There’s a patchwork border of eggs and feathers, and a trio of little chicks in the corner. The lovely Hens…
January 23, 2021
Hooray! You’ve finished your Jolly Red tapestry, so now it’s time to have it made into a cushion. Before packing it up to post to us, here are a few things tips/suggestions: Check for missed stitches It’s easy to miss stitches, particularly single ‘dot’ stitches, or those that you planned to go back to at…
What's everyone stitching?
Welcome to Jolly Red and our range of vibrant modern tapestry kits, designed and assembled in Somerset.
If you will be spending more time than usual at home over the next few months, this is a great time to start a tapestry. It’s such a relaxing hobby and will absorb your hands and mind as well as lift your spirits as you watch the design come to life as you stitch.
Stay jolly, stay stitching, and stay safe! We wish you a happy and healthy 2021,
Kelly & the Jolly Red ladies
PS Our team of skilled upholsterers works wonders with your completed tapestries, so do take a look at our Making up Service page if you have a Jolly Red canvas that needs our attention!