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Celebrate our 5th Birthday!

Our Shop is turning 5 years old!
From the 6th November – 10th November we would like to celebrate with you for 5 days of fabulous offers in-store and online.

Instore Offers Only:

Karen will have 5 of her favorite fabrics at a special discount of 20% for the 5 days, just pop by our shop window to see whats on offer.

Any customer that purchases 3 or more sewing patterns from us during the 5 day event will be able to select a fourth sewing pattern FREE of charge from Karen’s handpicked selection.

Online & Instore Offers:

Selected sewing machines will be on special offer for the 5 days and any sewing machine purchased from us during this time will come with 3 FREE threads, a set of pins, a chalk marker, a tape measure and quick unpick courtesy of Karen Delahunty Ltd.

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Small Business Saturday 2017

Shop local & celebrate small business Saturday with us on Saturday 2nd December 2017 from 10am-5pm.

We will be running two sewing workshop on the day.
A morning session 10am-12:30pm & an afternoon session 2pm – 4:30pm. Come along and make a pretty cosmetic bag and enjoy a cuppa & slice of cake.

We will also have a free giveaway for the first 15 people to spend over £15.00 or more in store on the day.
Spend £15.00 or over and recieve a 1 x free pattern, 1 x free janome pen and 1 x free Janome notepad on 2nd December.

There will be a special offer running on our Christmas print fabrics for the day.

And a special offer running on our fabric fat quarters.

The workshops cost £10.00 person, all abilities are welcome you can even bring your kids along. We do ask children are accompanied by an adult and are no younger than 8 years old.

Equipment List

  • 1x fat quarter for your main fabric
  • 1x Fat quarter for your lining
  • 1x 30cm zip
  • 25cm of medium weight iron on interfacing.

All the items on the equipment list can be purchased in our shop before class.

The morning session 10am-12:30 has 4 places available to book
The afternoon session 2pm-4:30pm has 4 places available to book

All of our sewing workshops will need to be booked in advance. If you would like to join us you can book your place by phone at 01926 859 892.
Alternatively you can pop into our shop on 80 Warwick Road, Kenilworth and book your place there.

We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday 2nd Decmeber 2017.

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Join us for Sew Saturday on 21st October 2017

​Come and join in the fun on Sew Saturday 21st October 2017 & celebrate your local independent sewing shop.

We will be open from 10am-5pm on the day.

There will be lots going on… we will be running mini taster sewing session throughout the day, we’ll have goody bags for anyone who spends £30.00 & over. I must admit these  bags are limited so you might want to get in early.

There will be free cake in the shop to celebrate so pop in and say Hi to our girls and have a bite to eat, even if you’re not buying anything!

There will be some special offers on our fabrics and wool for that day only and we will tell you more about that nearer the time.

As for the mini taster sewing workshops they are available to book as of now. Last years workshops were extremely popular, SEW lets tell you about our workshops & how to book:

There are morning sessions where you can pay £5.00 per person & learn how to make a zipped pouch bag and enjoy a slice of cake with a cup of tea or coffee. All equipment and material are included. These session last for 45minutes.

These session will be running on the following times:

10am-10:45 – 4 spaces currently available and open to all abilities.
11am- 11:45am – 4 spaces currently available
12noon-12:45pm – 4 spaces currently available

In the afternoon we will be running learn to make mini bunting workshops.

These sessions will also last for 45 minutes, you will make a 1metre of mini bunting with approx 6/7 flags to take away with you. Enjoy a slice of cake and a cuppa while you sew. All equipment and materials are provided just bring yourself and maybe a friend along and enjoy so sewing fun.

The afternoon sessions will run from:

2pm – 2:45pm – 2 spaces currently available
3pm – 3:45pm – 4 spaces available

All of our taster sewing session will need to be booked in advance. If you would like to join us you can book your place by calling 01926 859 892.
Alternatively you can pop into our shop on 80 Warwick Road, Kenilworth and book your place there.

We will keep adding more update information about this event to our facebook events page and we will post here as we get nearer the time.

We look forward to seeing you all and hope that many of you can stop by celebrate Sew Saturday with us.


Karen & Team.

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Get Involved! Sew Saturday: 15th October 2016

Are You Ready for Sew Saturday?

We’re really looking forward to getting involved and being a part of Sew Magazine’s Sew Saturday event this year. Since signing up, we’ve been busy planning activities and goodies to share with you all on Saturday 15th October!

Sew Saturday offers a chance of recognition to all bricks and mortar haberdashers; it helps bring sewing enthusiasts and stockists of good quality supplies together. It’s an opportunity for us to celebrate stores just like Karen Delahunty Sewing & Knitting Centre, up and down the country. Sew Saturday is about acknowledging your local sewing shop and thanking them for the friendly, helpful and inspiring shopping experience that they provide.​

Our Sew Saturday Workshop:

Throughout the day Karen will be teaching you how to make your very own Pattern Weights as seen on The Great British Sewing Bee. ​

Duration: 1 Hour
Entry Fee: £5.00
Times: 10:00-11:00 or 11:15-12:15 or 13:00-14:00 or 14:15-15:15 or 15:30-16:30
Booking in advance either online, in store or by calling is recommended.

​Your materials packed will be supplied by Karen Delahunty Sewing & Knitting Centre and Karen will be on hand to guide and help you throughout the workshop.​

Free Juice and Homemade Cake will be available on the day too!

Free Sewing Gift Bags

Spend over £30 in store during Sew Saturday and you’ll receive a special sewing gift bag including lots of goodies for your sewing stash. Including free sewing patterns, a fat 1/4 and more!​

Gift bags only available while stocks last. Paper sewing patterns will vary in brand, style, and size. Fat 1/4/Thread and Buttons will vary. 

In Store Offers

Look out for our Sew Saturday offers, with savings on some of our fabrics and yarns!

Download Your FREE Sew Saturday Skirt Pattern

If you’re thinking of getting involved in Sew Saturday – or even if you’re not – then why not give this free skirt pattern by Sew Magazine a go! Wear it to an event near you, or purchase the fabric from your favourite store.

Download your FREE Sew Saturday Skirt Pattern.