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April 29, 2019
Three cheers for spring! Love is in the air, and the birds are in full song. Today’s new design, Paradise Birds, is a joyful celebration of birds and romance. Paradise Birds was great fun to design – and stitch. I didn’t follow a graph paper chart, and all I knew was that I wanted the…
March 9, 2019
We are delighted to be able to reveal our our new Noah’s Ark themed Christmas stocking, Animal Ark. Animal Ark has taken a long time to evolve, after several earlier versions. We already have a small Noah’s Ark design – Noah’s Christmas – but designing is never quite as straightforward as transferring the elements of…
February 22, 2019
When you stitch a tapestry for a special occasion, even the smallest of designs will make a huge impression. Giving a handmade gift is such a lovely thing to do and with a tapestry you’ve created something unique, putting care and thought into each stitch. Today we’ll focus on our starter tapestry kits which come…
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Welcome to Jolly Red and our vibrant range of modern tapestry kits, designed and packed in Somerset.
Our needlepoint canvases are expertly printed in the South West by skilled craftsmen with you, the stitcher, in mind. We are generous with our wool quantities, with plenty supplied for tent stitch or half cross stitch. We use clear and well defined colours in our tapestry designs, to make stitching a pleasure even in artificial winter light.
As well as creating our kits, we have a team of skilled upholsterers who work wonders with completed tapestries, so do take a look at our Making up Service page if you have any needlepoint canvases lurking in the cupboard.
Happy shopping,…and happy stitching,
Kelly & team