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The Old Chapel Textile Centre, Main Street, Greenham Business Park, Newbury, RG19 6HW Tel: 01635 38740
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The Old Chapel Textile Centre in Newbury, home of the National Needlework Archive, offer courses, workshops and exhibitions in sewing, haberdashery, needlecraft, textiles, embroidery, cross stitch, quilting and textile art. Our shop carries an extensive range of all needlework and sewing products including fabric, threads, wool, zips and patterns. We have an archive of historic textiles and patterns and are home to The Country Wife mural.
Old Chapel Textile Centre Shop
We take in donations of anything textile related from machines to patterns, the items are looked over and if suitable they will be placed in the archive or study collections.
When we receive items not needed in the archive, we place them on sale in our shop, books, fabric, wool, threads, needlecraft kits of all sorts as well as haberdashery.
Old or new we place all usable items in our shop and sell for a reasonable price.
All funds collected goes towards the costs incurred and help to keep the archive and the country wife safe and available for viewing.
If you are looking for any needlecraft items come and see us first we may have just what you need at a fraction of the cost.
(closed mid December to February)