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June 29, 2019
With festival season in full swing, we’re celebrating with a little flower power of our own – two new floral tapestries, Bloom-Pah-Pah and Ditsy Daisies. These gorgeous new designs join the popular Ba-Ba-Bloom and Ba-Ba-Birds, both of which have found homes on sofas around the country and much further afield too! Bloom-Pah-Pah and Ditsy Daisies…
June 11, 2019
There’s something very satisfying about stitching a pair of tapestries. They can be cushions for two special chairs, or perhaps you picture them on either end of a sofa. Over the years several of our popular designs have acquired a friend, and these are the designs we’ll be talking about today. We’ll start with Patchwork…
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…
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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