New! Buy a printed tapestry canvas without the wool

New! Buy a printed tapestry canvas without the wool

Hello tapestry friends! It’s now really easy for you to order a Jolly Red printed tapestry canvas on its own (minus the wool). You no longer need to use a special code as we have added an official and very smart ‘Canvas Only’ option for each kit on...
Fabric ideas for your Brighter Days Daffodils tapestry

Fabric ideas for your Brighter Days Daffodils tapestry

It’s lovely to see so many of your finished Brighter Days Daffodils tapestries arriving in our workshop for making up. Thank you for sending them in. It’s so warm at the moment that once we’ve stretched the canvases they are drying very fast, so our...
Cotton fabric for your tapestry

Cotton fabric for your tapestry

Our range of cotton fabric continues to grow. Many of the shades that we stock have a ‘faded bright’ look to them, colours which work well with our tapestry designs. We also have some lovely bright colours so if you’re looking for a clean and crisp...
New! Apple Tree Wedding for your happy couple

New! Apple Tree Wedding for your happy couple

Weddings are back for 2022 and love is in the air! We are thrilled to unveil our new wedding tapestry, Apple Tree Wedding, which joins Love Birds and Congratulations as a beautiful design to stitch for a romantic occasion. With our Apple Tree Wedding tapestry...
Fabric for your Grey Hearts tapestry

Fabric for your Grey Hearts tapestry

A big thank you to everyone who has been sending in completed tapestries for our making up service in the last few months. We’ve been able to make some of them up very quickly as the canvases dry much faster in the warmer months. It’s funny how designs...
Tapestry kits for dog lovers

Tapestry kits for dog lovers

A big hello! Our range of tapestry kits for dog lovers continues to grow so we’ve rounded up our doggie designs here in one place for you. With so many kits to choose from, we hope you’ll enjoy selecting your next tapestry project, large or small. We have...
Jolly Red making up service for tapestry cushions

Jolly Red making up service for tapestry cushions

You’ve finished your tapestry, so now’s the time to post it to us for our sewing ladies to work their magic. We’ve set out links to our fabric selections below, to help you choose the colours and fabric you’d like us to use when sending your...
It’s here! Stitch a Daffodils tapestry for Ukraine

It’s here! Stitch a Daffodils tapestry for Ukraine

Hello! We’re here today with an update about our Brighter Days Daffodils tapestry, a special design that we’ve created as a fundraiser for the people of Ukraine. We were keen to do something to help in however small a way but at first we weren’t sure...
New! Bouncin’ Blue Cats tapestry kit

New! Bouncin’ Blue Cats tapestry kit

Hello cat lovers! Our new Bouncin’ Blue Cats tapestry kit has come to join in the woolly fun, as friends for our Jumpin’ Jack Cats tapestry. Jumpin’ Jack Cats is a fantastic tapestry design, with its perfect balance of patterned and plain areas....
New! Dachshund Stripes tapestry kit

New! Dachshund Stripes tapestry kit

Dachshund Stripes is a fantastic new tapestry kit for lovers of the adorable diminutive dogs! Dachshunds are such popular dogs and when Janine, our in house sewing lady, bought herself a dachshund puppy it was inevitable that a dachshund tapestry would join our range...
A-Z Animals tapestry kits for your new arrival

A-Z Animals tapestry kits for your new arrival

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 made into a personalised book bag. Decisions,...
Sending a tapestry? Here’s a handy checklist

Sending a tapestry? Here’s a handy checklist

Hooray! You’ve finished your 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...
It’s January. Stitch now for next Christmas!

It’s January. Stitch now for next Christmas!

The first months each year are very busy ones in the tapestry world. Tapestry is the perfect hobby for cosy winter evenings in front of the TV, or to enjoy while listening to an audio book. Snuggle up and stitch, and make the most of this time indoors! If you’ve...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Hello tapestry friends! It’s almost the end of another year and before we all go home for a festive break we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas. We try to have our Christmas party (when such things are possible) before...
New! Robin tapestry kits

New! Robin tapestry kits

There’s something magical about robins! These little birds are a cheery sight all year round in our gardens, especially at Christmas. We are delighted to present two festive robin tapestry kits, Jingle Bell Robins and Starry Sky Robin. These adorable designs are...
Christmas Posting Dates

Christmas Posting Dates

A warm festive hello! The first week of December disappears almost as soon as it arrives so we’re here with a reminder about this year’s last posting dates for Christmas. If you like to come and collect a tapestry kit, we also have a note about visits to...
New! Pupstar Pals

New! Pupstar Pals

We are delighted to introduce another new design for dog lovers, Pupstar Pals. Among Pupstar’s twenty-five pals are many recognisable breeds of dog including westies, collies, pugs, a dachshund and a couple of doodles – and many others! Pupstar’s...
New! The Tennis Ball Thief tapestry

New! The Tennis Ball Thief tapestry

Hands up if you love a Jack Russell terrier! Yes, we do too – and we are just as besotted with our new tapestry kit, The Tennis Ball Thief. In our tapestry we’ve tried to capture both the traditional feel and the sense of mischief of William Morris’s...
New! Campervan Road Trip

New! Campervan Road Trip

It’s holiday season! Time to head to the beach or plan your perfect adventure. Campervan Road Trip is a wonderful tapestry to stitch at home or to relax with while you’re away. The new campervans join the popular Jolly Campervans. The design has space in...
New Jolly Red website

New Jolly Red website

Hello, and welcome to our new website. Regular visitors to our old site will notice that things look a little different. Everything from our old site has been moved across, but It’s a bit like moving house – you’re in your new home and know that all...