Coronavirus news - 25th March 2020

Craftworkshop is now closed for the foreseeable future as their members all work together to protect their families, communities and health service.

In the meantime, many of the members are self employed, and are facing a sudden and massive drop in their incomes. If you need to buy a gift, something for your home or a little treat to lift your spirits then please, rather than looking at the “big boy” online delivery services, consider keeping even your online shopping small and local.

Links to members own online platforms are listed below:

We aim to keep this information as up to date as possible but the Coronavirus situation is constantly changing and you should contact the establishment directly if you want more up to date information.

61 Main Street, Sedbergh [view on map]

07552 037888

Generally 10am to 4pm (noon to 4pm on Sundays) but staffed entirely by volunteers, so on occasion the shop may need to close.

The extensive range of handmade crafts includes knitted sheep, paintings and drawings (both originals and prints), lino prints, spectacular rag rugs & kits, knitted scarves, hats, gloves, , unusual sheep, brooches, picture frames, felt pictures, a wide variety of jewellery, felt beads, fused glass, wooden bowls, greetings cards, craft kits and much, much more. All the items are unique and truly local.

A visit to the shop will give people ideas for gifts and the possibility of getting started themselves on a craft – or picking up on an existing skill. Everything in the shop has been made because the craftsperson wants to make it. Items are often extremely good value because sometimes the maker simply wants to recoup the original outlay in order to make more. Most crafters are also open to take commissions so that, given time, you can order a ‘bespoke’ or personalised gift.

Workshops for up to four people can be organised – just ask!

Call into 61 Main Street, have a browse and a chat to the volunteers. You will be most welcome.

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