How to do patchwork quilting

One of the longest standing and most satisfying crafts are patchwork quilts. Creating a big, beautiful quilt for your home, or to give as a gift, is easier than you might think. Here are a few tips to get you started. Getting Started With A Plan If you’re looking into...

How does a sewing machine work?

The humble sewing machine has revolutionised the way clothing and fabric are made. If you’re looking to take up sewing as a hobby for quilts, fabrics, or dressmaking, you may be wondering how does a sewing machine work? Check out our short guide to give you the...

How to start sewing in 2021

Has 2020 made you feel the need to take up a new hobby? Maybe it’s time to start sewing in 2021. Sewing can be an incredibly rewarding and satisfying hobby, giving you creative and practical skills. Whether you want to start learning how to use quilting tools or start...

The best sewing machines to gift this Christmas

Do you want to treat a loved one this Christmas to a new sewing machine? Know a sewing enthusiast who needs an upgrade to their sewing machine? Here at Franklin’s, we have the perfect selection of sewing machines to bring a smile to the sewers in your life.  ...

The Essential Guide to Choosing the Right Knitting Supplies

If you want to get involved with knitting, it can be tempting to buy practically all sorts of materials if you’re just getting started: from yarns like West Yorkshire spinners and needles, to fabrics and even sewing machine parts if you’re working on a something much...

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How to do patchwork quilting

How to do patchwork quilting

One of the longest standing and most satisfying crafts are patchwork quilts. Creating a big, beautiful quilt for your home, or to give as a gift, is easier than you might think. Here are a few tips to get you started. Getting Started With A Plan If you’re looking into...

How does a sewing machine work?

How does a sewing machine work?

The humble sewing machine has revolutionised the way clothing and fabric are made. If you’re looking to take up sewing as a hobby for quilts, fabrics, or dressmaking, you may be wondering how does a sewing machine work? Check out our short guide to give you the...

How to start sewing in 2021

How to start sewing in 2021

Has 2020 made you feel the need to take up a new hobby? Maybe it’s time to start sewing in 2021. Sewing can be an incredibly rewarding and satisfying hobby, giving you creative and practical skills. Whether you want to start learning how to use quilting tools or start...

The best sewing machines to gift this Christmas

The best sewing machines to gift this Christmas

Do you want to treat a loved one this Christmas to a new sewing machine? Know a sewing enthusiast who needs an upgrade to their sewing machine? Here at Franklin’s, we have the perfect selection of sewing machines to bring a smile to the sewers in your life.  ...

The Essential Guide to Choosing the Right Knitting Supplies

The Essential Guide to Choosing the Right Knitting Supplies

If you want to get involved with knitting, it can be tempting to buy practically all sorts of materials if you’re just getting started: from yarns like West Yorkshire spinners and needles, to fabrics and even sewing machine parts if you’re working on a something much...

Best Ways to Choose the Right Sewing Machine For You

Best Ways to Choose the Right Sewing Machine For You

There are many different sewing machines on the market today, and we know that it can get confusing trying to pick out the right option. In this blog, we will be sharing some of the best ways to help you choose the right sewing machine for you. Know What You Want It...