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

Mon-Sat, 9:00am – 5:00pm – Closed Bank Holidays

Christmas Opening Hours

Saturday 22nd December – 9am – 5pm

Sunday 23rd December – CLOSED

Christmas Eve – 9am – 4pm

Christmas Day – CLOSED

Boxing Day – CLOSED

Thursday 27th December – 10am – 4pm

Friday 28th December – 9am – 5pm

Saturday 29th December – 9am – 5pm 

Sunday 28th December – CLOSED

New Year’s Eve – 9am – 4pm

New Year’s Day – CLOSED

Wednesday 2nd January – 9am – 5pm

01473 221188

Pay & Display at rear of shop