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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 our website. Shown...

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 quite what to do....

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. However, sometimes one...

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...

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 our Somerset...

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 your belongings...

Tapestry kits to make into a specs case

Tapestry kits to make into a specs case

Today we have two new specs case tapestry designs for you, Whirligigs and Birds in a Tree. We photographed them last week and Jolly Campervans insisted on being included, which explains why you can see three specs cases in our photograph! Over the years some customers...

Home Sweet Workshop

Home Sweet Workshop

How time flies! We've been in our new home for about a month and already it feels like home. Thank you so much for your very kind messages and cards. Some of you asked to see pictures of our workshop once we've settled in, so here we are with a glimpse into our new...

We are moving!

We are moving!

After twelve years in our Monk's Dairy Workshop, we are bursting at the seams and it's time to move on. We are thrilled to have found larger premises, just five minutes drive away from Monk's Dairy. We will be moving into our new workshop next week, so there will be...

We’re still here!

We’re still here!

Good morning! It's the start of another very strange week for all of us, and we want to reassure you that we are still working, making up tapestries and sending out kits from our Somerset HQ. Since the launch of our new Blossom Birds tapestry, we've been very busy....

February Ramblings

February Ramblings

I like February. There, I've said it. I'm probably one of the few people to have uttered those words as our shortest month seems to make everyone else who comments on it either fed up, impatient or cross. Usually the negative feelings are accompanied by a longing for...

Wishing you a Happy New Year

Wishing you a Happy New Year

Hello and Happy New Year from all of us at Jolly Red. We hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing Christmas, with Santa bringing gift deliveries of the woolly variety! We still have many dark evenings ahead, so January is the perfect chance to make some real progress...

Jolly Japan!

Jolly Japan!

Early this year Jolly Red was invited to take part in Hankyu's annual British Fair in Osaka, Japan. The British Fair gives visitors to the store the chance to meet the faces behind British brands - such a lovely idea! The Fair dates were 9th-15th October and to begin...

Macmillan update

Macmillan update

September is the month of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning, a huge event in the charity's fundraising calendar. Throughout the country people are baking cakes, hosting coffee mornings, or raising funds for Macmillan in other ways. The official World's...

Home Sweet Home Teacosy

Home Sweet Home Teacosy

Forget the tinsel and fairy lights! We're off on a trip to the country with our new teacosy design, Home Sweet Home. The tea and gardening themed tapestry features picturesque thatched cottages, cups and teapots, a watering can, birds and a bird house, all within a...

Coffee With Friends September Update

Coffee With Friends September Update

It's Macmillan's big Coffee Morning day! Thank you for helping us to get our latest Macmillan fundraiser off to a great start, and for enabling us to make our first payment of the year of £160 to Macmillan Cancer Support, from sales of our first batch of Coffee With...

Coffee With Friends for Macmillan

Coffee With Friends for Macmillan

We are delighted to announce a new tapestry design, Coffee With Friends, timed to coincide with Macmillan Cancer Support's Annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning on September 30th. The Coffee Morning events are a huge part of Macmillan's fundraising calendar. Last year...