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Fabulous for fabric lovers

Room after room of lush fabric... yarn... thread... haberdashery... examples of blankets, quilts... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
elizabethsK4589DZ
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Exceptional collection of fabric

We were nine quilters who could not believe the maze of Calico Kate. It is the best collection of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
marymaccrea
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Room after room of lush fabric... yarn... thread... haberdashery... examples of blankets, quilts, bags and more to inspire. Helpful staff. Good prices. What’s not to love?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elizabethsK4589DZ
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We were nine quilters who could not believe the maze of Calico Kate. It is the best collection of fabric I have seen in the UK, and the various rooms were well defined into types of fabric. Well worth a visit, and enjoy top it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marymaccrea
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The staff were so helpful and the quality and quantity of what was on offer was amazing. Would make a special journey to shop here again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pebbwally
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A truly wonderful shop full to the rafters with fabrics, wool and everything you need for sewing. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. We are very lucky to have it in Lampeter. Nothing like it for hundreds of miles around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evaskalla
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Narrow frontage to shop utterly belies amount of fabric and handicraft products stocked! The shop just back and back and up and up; utterly easy to lose oneself looking at all the gorgeousness on offer. Staff really helpful and friendly, especially when trying to calculate...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank spimpernel2015
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Fabulous Aladdin's Cave of wonderful, wonderful fabrics, 90% of them quilting cottons, with fat quarters ready cut and large cutting tables where you can lay them out to plan your project. There are twelve rooms of fabric, over two floors, crammed floor to ceiling with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wibble_puppy
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I have been going to Calico Kate for a number of years and always receive such a warm and friendly welcome. It is truly a wonderland where fabric and haberdashery is concerned and find that if I stayed all day I would not be able...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Heather T
Reviewed 7 April 2018

If you like sewing and art, look no further you just have to call in here. We stayed for an hour but still didn't have time to look at everything. The quilting craftsmanship is impressive, the books are inspiring and the exhibition was just fascinating....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Called to Lamperter on a day out and found this shop by accident. I could not believe my luck as I am a sewer. I am not going to do this shop justice in my discription. Unbelievable amount of fabric and 12 rooms were done...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this shop by chance while staying in Cellan. I was like a kid in a sweet shop. I was served by Kate.H who was extremely helpful. I have never seen such an amazing collection of fabric. I bought a good amount of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank jaffasmum
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