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April 22nd 2017

A few weeks ago a Facebook post from the Bishop’s Palace Gardens in Wells alerted keen garden visitors to the fact that their spring displays were looking pretty spectacular and worthy of a visit. Their contemporary garden, the Garden of Reflection, had been planted with 3,000 red tulips all o...

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April 1st 2017

It’s holiday season. We have blue skies, blossom, and sunshine too so it’s a great time for outdoor adventures. Here in Somerset there is so much to see and do, and we often give advice over the phone to Jolly Red customers about places they might like to visit if they’re going to ...

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February 18th 2017

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 spring but to this ...

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January 14th 2017

Our Christmas Photo Competition finished at the end of December. In the competition we asked stitchers to send in a photograph of a completed or part-stitched Jolly Red tapestry, or a new kit if they were receiving their first kit as a Christmas gift. Some lovely pictures came our way, with Christma...

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September 28th 2016

We are sometimes asked what our opening hours are, which is never an easy question to answer. Our response is usually very accurate: “We don’t work 9-5.” The reality is that as a small business we work far longer hours than 9-5, but wherever possible we like to choose those hours. Friday is th...

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July 23rd 2016

As many of you know, we don’t keep to 9-5 hours in our workshop. Nor are we an actual shop in the traditional sense, although we do welcome visitors if you wouldn’t mind letting us know in advance the day that you’re likely to be coming in. You’d be amazed at how frequently s...

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Kind words from happy customers

Fran, Dorset

"The cushion has arrived and looks wonderful, thank you so much. And lots of lovely kits in your catalogue...." - Fran, Dorset

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