The Sewing Basket is a privately run
specialist Haberdashery and Needlecraft shop situated in the small market town
of Melksham, some 10 miles east of Bath. It has been in its current premises for
over 22 years and is now in its twenty third year of trading. It has steadily grown
to become one of the much sought after establishments in the West, drawing its
customers from Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon, Gloucestershire, and many other
areas. It specialises in Cross Stitch, Knitting and General Haberdashery.
Evening classes are held at various
times during the year and tuition is given by Lynne Jones, the shop proprietor.
Greeting Card classes using various techniques are now in full flow. In addition
theme classes for Christmas decorations are popular, and begin during September.
Japanese Silk Ribbon materials are also available, tuition again being given by
Lynne, who is one of only a few ladies in the UK who hold the Japanese Design