About Us

Stitching Kitchen was set up by me, Hannah Thompson, as a way to share my passion for Textiles.  After years working in science and then scientific recruitment; I found myself at a cross road.  I had somehow got though a tough time with my mental health and a difficult divorce, I thought things were settled but then after feel disillusioned with the world of recruitment I felt it was time to take the plunge and do something more creative.

I was stitching almost everyday as I found it helped my mental health to be creative. "Maybe I could make some money from that?" That thought came several years ago now in the summer of 2017 and, although Stitching Kitchen has become somewhat different to the original plan, it is great fun and helps support me and my family.

Stitching Kitchen is based in Brackley, Northamptonshire initially in the kitchen of my home but now in a studio split into two spaces one for messy textile creations and another for sewing.  I run workshops in my creative spaces and have all manner of fabrics, threads, machines and notions to help me and my guests have fun with all things textiles.

As the business continues to develop I continue to run workshops and create textile art.  I have a growing a team of expert tutors to run workshops with Children and in Knitting, Crochet, Print making and tailoring to make Stitching Kitchen the destination for all things textiles! 


Frequently Asked Questions:

What are your business hours?

The Stitching Kitchen Studio opens for Workshops and Social Stitch sessions, you can book both on the website.  You are welcome to come along to browse the craft kits on sale or book your workshop in person on Fridays 10am to 2pm  or Saturdays 10am to 4pm


How do I book a workshop?

Just click on the Workshops link on the menu, the booking system is provided by Cademy so you will see that name on your card statement.  You will receive all the information you need via the confirmation email but feel free to get in touch with any questions.

All workshops and classes must be paid for in full unless stated in the description at the time of booking. 


What if I or you need to cancel?

Don't worry, these things happen!  If I have to cancel a class due to circumstances beyond my control, I aim to give you as much notice as possible and will offer you an alternative date or to swap to another workshop, if neither work for you I am happy to provide a full refund. 

If you need to cancel your class booking, I require a minimum of 14 days’ notice in order for you to receive a refund.  No refund can be given if less than 14 days’ notice is given.


Do you run workshops in other places?

I did used to take my workshops on the road but now I have much more space in the studio I can accommodate larger groups here in Brackley. 


Can you arrange Crafty Parties? 

Yes, get in touch for a bespoke quotation.  I have run parties for all ages making simple sewing projects, block printing or felting also work well.


Can my children come to Stitching Kitchen?

Yes we now run children's textile art and sewing classes after school and also have events to suit our younger customers in the school holidays and occasionally on Saturday mornings. 


Directions to the New Stitching Kitchen : - 

Stitching Kitchen, Top Station Road, Brackley, NN13 7UG

We are still in Brackley but at the North End of town near the New Sainsburys.  You can't miss Top Station Road as the Brackley Central Cafe is easy to see from the main road, follow the road down the hill behind the cafe, around the corner and the Stitching Kitchen is in the building opposite the 'Engine Shed'.  Parking is plentiful outside the studio and access is via a ramp through the double blue doors. 

Any problems just give me a call on 01280 811602 

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