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We’re Hiring!

Livingstone Textiles have a vacancy for a Saturday person to join our team in Bridport to work 9am to 4pm every Saturday, starting from September.

Duties will include serving customers by cutting fabric and ribbon to their requirements. The job will also involve working out curtain quotes, and advising customers on different fabrics suitable for their projects!

Fear not, as all these skills will be taught on the job, all thats needed is an interest in textiles and an eagerness to learn !

Confidence with numbers is an advantage. Must be able to lift and carry rolls of fabric, and there are lots of steep stairs in our building!

Some holiday cover hours may also be available.

For more details/to apply: email, telephone 01308 456844 or speak to Tom.

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How to Sew a Stretchy Skirt

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Books on Sale !!

The Search Press Sale is still on and is running throughout June. This sale gets you 20% off of the RRP of your chosen Search Press book. Here are a few of the books we have on offer here at Livingstone Textiles.

Here is the A-Z range of books, these books are all Search Press classic books and are great for beginners or more experienced sewers. These books are a must have, go-to guide on their topics! The titles include: A-Z of Quilting, A-Z of Sewing, A-Z of Heirloom sewing and A-Z of Smocking. With each title containing hundreds of step by step instructions with accompanying photos to match, this makes following them simple and easy for the beginner and also the more experienced sewer.

Alongside the A-Z range, we have the Absolute Beginner range, these are perfect if you are just getting started on learning a new skill or if you know someone else that is, these would make a great gift! These books start by explaining the basics of the topic and the equipment you need and what it all does. It then goes through to give you small projects to do these are all written out clearly with step by step instructions with detailed photos to teach you the basic skills you need while doing a handy project at the same time!