Craft enthusiasts will have the chance to meet a sewing celebrity at the opening of a new quilting and patchwork studio.

John Scott, previously the fashion expert on This Morning and now a presenter on the Sewing Street TV channel, will open Village Fabrics' new home at Stockwood Business Park on Saturday, April 6.

The launch event, welcoming anyone with an interest in crafts, will begin at 10.30am and run until 4pm, with Scott expected to arrive around 2pm.


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Village Fabrics' is a family-run business by Yvonne McAtamney and her daughter Helen Roberts, who were previously based in Oxfordshire for over 20 successful years.

Ms McAtamney said: "We’re very excited to have John with us and to show people our beautiful fabric collection and some of our wonderful quilts.

"For anyone looking to take up a new hobby, they’ll be plenty of projects to inspire them to get started."