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Arts & Crafts


Quaker Tapestry Museum

Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, LA9 4BH

Explore 350 years of social history and Quaker stories…in stitch! Journey through the industrial revolution, developments in science and medicine, astronomy, abolition of slavery, social reform, ecology and peace. 4,000 men women and children from over 15 countries ‘had a hand’ in its creation. In addition to one of the world’s largest tapestry’s, the museum […]

Cable and Blake, Fabrics of the Lakes

hello@cableandblake.co.uk, 185 Highgate, Kendal, Kendal, LA9 5AA

Cable and Blake design, create and sell locally produced Herdwick fabrics, that have been inspired by the surrounding Lakeland landscape. Fabrics of the Lakes. Our fabrics are made from Herdwick wool, sourced from local farms and woven on traditional hand looms. We are combining traditional skills and industries to develop this undervalued wool into a […]

Faye’s Sewing Box

Unit D12/14 Market Hall, Westmorland Shopping Centre, Westmorland Shopping Centre, Kendal, La9 4LR

We have a fantastic range of haberdashery including Velcro. Our fabric, ribbon, button and DMC selection is to be admired! You can find us in the indoor Market Hall which is in the Westmorland Shopping Centre.

The La’al Studio Gallery

137 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4EN

The La’al Studio Gallery is an artist led gallery showcasing work from artists and makers in South Lakes. We have four resident artists ;printmakers Angie Mitchell, Marion Kuit and Barbra Cropper and painter Frances Winder. We also have invited guest artists and makers. We aim to be open four to five days a week and […]

AC gallery and framing

7 Elephant Yard, Kendal, LA9 4QQ

AC Gallery is an Art Gallery and Picture Framer. We deal in a wide range of Prints and selected Originals and offer a bespoke picture framing service

Pandemonium Pots

9 Blackhall Yard, Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA94LU

Relax, have fun and be creative at Pandemonium Pots Pottery Painting Parlour. Paint and glaze pots, decoupatch – decorate paper mache with coloured papers. Pam has kempa tools, transfer paper, stamps and stencils to achieve a more professional finish. A party venue with catering for all. You can commission Pam to decorate a unique celebration […]

Reticule Fabrics

11 Blackhall Yard, Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4LU

Reticule Fabrics is a small independent retailer of fabrics, embroidery and sewing supplies in the centre of Kendal. Reticule Fabrics has a first-floor studio space offering tutorials and workshops. This is also available for private hire which can include the use of a suite of 6 of the latest Janome sewing machines.

Bumblebee Gallery

10 Blackhall Yard, Kendal, LA9 4LU

Bumblebee Gallery, home & gift, is filled with an ever developing, eclectic mix of carefully hand picked, beautifully designed pieces. We exhibit; original art, hand crafted wood ware, repurposed whisky barrel furniture, recycled candles, hand printed greetings cards and much, much more. We believe that beauty does not always have to be unique or expensive; […]

Faye’s Sewing Box

Unit D12/14 Market Hall, Westmorland Shopping Centre, Kendal, LA9 6PQ

A haberdashery and fabric stall on Kendal’s indoor Market.

Lakeland Arts

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kirkland, Kendal, LA9 5AL

The Lakeland Arts operates Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Blackwell The Shopping and Retail House and Windermere Steamboat Museum. It is one of the leading independent museum and gallery trusts in the UK, a dynamic organisation creating opportunities for inspiration, understanding and enjoyment through the work of artists and the […]