Price matching with our NEW Fabric Loyalty Club

Price matching with our NEW Fabric Loyalty Club

To be honest… It has been whispered in hushed tones in my shop and also said straight to my face: “I can get this cheaper online” I know this is true but I have to face facts, I have a high street store with rent, rates and wage bills to cover. I...
Win tickets to Kirsty’s Handmade Fair 2015!

Win tickets to Kirsty’s Handmade Fair 2015!

We have 2 pairs of Entry Only tickets to Kirsty’s Handmade Fair 2015 worth £15 each to give away courtesy of Gathered Girls who are exhibiting at this year’s event. How would you like to spend a fun day with a friend at Hampton Court Palace enjoying access...
Merchant and Mills

Merchant and Mills

We search high and low for the latest and most beautiful haberdashery and when we saw Merchant and Mills we just had to get some in for you!   Their “workbook” contains 6 dressmaking patterns for some of Merchant and Mills’ most classic garments...
Workshops with Lazy Daisy Jones

Workshops with Lazy Daisy Jones

we have been very lucky recently to have Ashley, aka “Lazy Daisy Jones” back at the workshop teaching various dressmaking classes.   we started with our favourite class – knicker making – where the ladies took their time choosing which of...
Debbie Bliss Yarns!

Debbie Bliss Yarns!

We are very excited to announce that we will now be stocking Debbie Bliss yarns We have been asked many times to get the Baby Cashmerino and we have decided the time is right to expand our range of high quality yarns by bringing in Debbie Bliss. We are also getting a...
Yarn Shop Day – Saturday 2nd May

Yarn Shop Day – Saturday 2nd May

We are getting very excited about Yarn Shop Day! Whether you’re a crochet expert, novice knitter, or just fancy trying out a new craft, don’t miss Yarn Shop Day… On 2nd May 2015, the second annual Yarn Shop Day will take place in knitting and...
Arigurumi with Lazy Daisy Jones

Arigurumi with Lazy Daisy Jones

We fell in love with arigurumi immediately when LazyDaisyJones brought us this gorgeous and rather lovable slug! He is made with our Rowan Yarns DK and was the by-product of a pair of beautifully crocheted socks! It is amazing what you can do with leftovers! We will...

Pyjama Bottoms with lazyDaisyJones

We had another fabulous sewing session this week with LazyDaisyJones teaching her Pyjama bottoms workshop. Choosing the fabrics is often the tough part with dozens of colours and patterns to pick from, we particularly like using the Gutermann fabrics for dressmaking...
The Gathered girls are moving in!

The Gathered girls are moving in!

We are really excited to be welcoming our good friends Helen and Elly from Gathered who will be moving in with us from 16th March 2015. Here is a Press release all about it! A new destination for inspiring designers and makers has been created in Dorset. Based in the...
The Sherborne Artisan Market 2015

The Sherborne Artisan Market 2015

  We are pleased to announce that Arkadia Events will be organising the Sherborne Artisan Market in 2015 The market has a new name – The Sherborne Sunday Market, aka the Big Little Market! Every 4th Sunday we’re bringing Sherborne alive with an...
New Year New Fabric!

New Year New Fabric!

Happy New Year!   Christmas was so busy that we hardly had a minute to keep up with all the new fabric that kept arriving – but we are getting on top of things we have lots to tell you about!   New in by Michael Miller – Flower fields   Also...
A Seasonal Challenge…

A Seasonal Challenge…

The weather has taken a seasonal change in temperature, leaving many of us in the UK reaching for the gloves, hats and scarves. And it’s no different in the Butterfly Bright household…. My daughter set me a challenge a few weeks ago, she requested for this...
#PomPomPudsey raises £248 for Children In Need 2014

#PomPomPudsey raises £248 for Children In Need 2014

    Earlier this year in response to a call from Taff at Abbey 104 radio station we had the idea to create a Pudsey that we could fill with pom-poms to get people crafting as well as raising money for a great charity – Children In Need!   Thank...
A wonderful day with Stuart Hillard

A wonderful day with Stuart Hillard

We were so lucky to have been chosen to host a book signing with Stuart Hillard who was a finalist on the 1st series of the Great British Sewing Bee in 2013. Few people realise that Stuart is  keen quilter and actually only applied for the show thinking it...
Dee Hardwicke, comes to town!

Dee Hardwicke, comes to town!

PRESS RELEASE From Liberty’s of London to Sherborne – renowned artist and designer, Dee Hardwicke, comes to town! Leading haberdashery shop and making workshop destination, Butterfly Bright, welcomes Monmouth’s respected artist and designer, Dee Hardwicke, to...
Christmas Competition!

Christmas Competition!

We love a handmade Christmas! This year we are delighted to have been asked by the Sherborne Chamber of Trade to organise a children’s competition to be part of the line up of events for the Sherborne Festive Shopping Day on 7th December. We would like as many...

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