1st December 2013
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Season’s Greetings to all! The Tudor Tailor is launching the Christmas festivities with a brand new website – and a gift for all our colleagues and customers! Visit the new shop where you are welcome to use our December discount of 25% off books, patterns, haberdashery and other products. When you reach the checkout, please use the code “HAPPYCHRISTMAS25” to knock a quarter off your bill (look for the blue”Apply shop coupon code” link during checkout). We hope this will make your 2013 Christmas shopping a joyous experience – and don’t forget to buy something for yourself while you are there …
Here are the last dates on which we can accept orders to be sure of despatching gifts in time for them to reach their destinations in time for Christmas:

Wed 4 Dec – Australia
Mon 9 Dec – Canada, France, Greece, Poland
Thurs 12 Dec – USA
Fri 13 Dec – Western Europe (excluding France, Greece, Poland)
Thurs 19 Dec – UK

3 August 2014
High fives at The Tudor Tailor

It’s all high 5s at The Tudor Tailor right now. The Facebook page whizzed past the 5,000 likes milestone during July, which is certainly something to celebrate – and Jane turned 50! Please share in our happy news by buying from The Tudor Tailor shop on the 5 August when all books and patterns will cost a fiver …

30 June 2014
Get violent with your velvets

Get violent with your velvets under the expert eye of The Tudor Tailor using specially-designed, hand-made tools for the job. Ninya and Jane are working with Stephen Norris of Red Dog Forge (www.reddogforge.co.uk) to develop a brand new set of pinking tools, to be launched during their visit to Chicago’s Silver Linings Sewing Studio in October. The event features a hands-on workshop – Slash thy sleeves - with opportunities to try hot printing, ravelling and pinking using The Tudor Tailor’s newly-produced blades. The cast brass pinking tools are in production now (price to be confirmed) and will not be available to buy elsewhere until 1 December 2014. Participants who reserve places at the event in advance qualify for generous discounts on other products too but to whet everyone’s appetites, the team’s latest book The Tudor Child is on special offer at £18 for the month of July.

1 June 2014
Less is more – unless it’s lace

We are celebrating lace this month at The Tudor Tailor for two very good reasons. The first is that we have had a regular visitor to the shop over the past year who has made various purchases of lace and buttons. Little did we know that the customer was artist Sophie Ploeg and she was using the pieces in her latest works. The second cause for celebration is that we now have copies of a sumptuous new book of 17th century costume and textiles, including lace, from Glasgow Museums’ European costume collection for sale in the Tudor Tailor shop.