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    Poppy Treffry sewing

    It’s #meetthemaker day this weekend! I’m Poppy and little did I know when I set up my sewing machine in a Newlyn fish loft 17 years ago, that it was the start of an enterprise that would still be going strong today.

    With £200 in the bank and a very old, cranky Singer sewing machine, I began to turn my sketches of everyday life in Cornwall into products that people could use and treasure.

    Poppy Treffry chough sketches

    At every turn there was something exciting, tea cosies being snapped up by Liberty, a bespoke collection for Fortnum and Mason, writing two books and opening my own shop in St. Ives.

    Poppy Treffry St Ives shop

    I now work with a small team who cut, sew, pack and sell the products that I design and develop. Everything is either handmade in Cornwall or sourced from UK based manufacturers and we work with unbleached organic cotton.

    Although the studio’s bigger now, it’s still filled to the brim with fabrics, the kettle’s on and there’s a hum of sewing machines and scissors...

    Poppy Treffry studio

    stitched loveliness for your walls

    Just in time for Christmas we're excited to launch our lovely new collection of embroidered pictures, stitched by our little team and ready for your walls, or those of your friends and family! bicycle-stitched-pictures-p The pictures were all inspired by recent sketches of Poppy's, some of her favourite things like bicycles, Cornwall, birds and of course, ice cream! ice-cream-stitched-picture Whilst some will be lovely in a children's room we also think some are a bit more grown up and would work well in any setting, bringing a bit of textile colour and loveliness to a home. pair-of-avocet-stitched-pic St-Ives-stitched-picture Our lovely embroidered pictures are available either in their mounts (great for posting and letting the recipient choose their own frame) or framed up and ready to hang, hurray!