Ipswich Store

Ipswich Store


1-3 St Matthews Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3EL

01473 254276

Monday – Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm 

Closed Sunday & Bank Holidays

Our Colchester store will continue to offer our postal service for customers who cannot visit any of our stores. Please fill in our Call Back Request Form below.


Pay & Display car park at the rear of the shop

Christmas Opening Hours - Ipswich

22nd December            9:30am – 4:30pm

23rd December             9:30am – 4:30pm

Christmas Eve              9:30am – 3:00pm

Christmas Day                    CLOSED

Boxing Day                          CLOSED

27th December             10:00am – 3:00pm

28th December            10:00am – 3:30pm

29th December            9:30am – 4:30pm

30th December            9:30am – 4:30pm

New Year’s Eve            9:30am – 3:00pm

New Year’s Day                   CLOSED

2nd January                  9:30am – 4:30pm

3rd January                  9:30am – 4:30pm

Franklins Sewing Shop in Ipswich

As the leading needlecraft supplier in the South East, Franklins offers an unrivalled shopping experience to local sewing enthusiasts.

Our Ipswich sewing shop, which is located in the heart of the town centre, is fully stocked with all of the latest sewing machines, overlockers, fabrics and accessories to ensure we’re able to meet the needs of novices and professionals alike. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your next project, or are in the market for a brand new sewing machine from the likes of Bernina, Brother and Juki, our friendly staff will be happy to talk you through your options. You can even test the machines for yourself!

For more information about our sewing shop in Ipswich, or to enquire about a specific product, please call 01473 221188.

Please note that customers wishing to visit us by car will need to use the Pay & Display service at the rear of the store.

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