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Promoting the craft and heritage of patchwork and quilting in the UK.

Patchwork and quilting fabrics, a good choice of wadding in natural and manmade fibres, notions and haberdashery.

Here at New Forest Fabrics we stock fabric collections from Art Gallery, Free Spirit, Makower UK, and Michael Miller to name but a few. All fabrics are suitable for patchwork, dressmaking and many other fabric crafts.

In our online shop you will find designer fabrics from Makower UK, Riley Blake and Red Rooster among others. We also stock a range of fantastic quality wool from King Cole, craft gifts and selected haberdashery items.

At Sands2 Event Catering we offer a personal approach to every customer, as we know that no two events are the same. We are a husband and wife team with over 20 years of professional catering experience and are dedicated to ensuring your function, however big or small, goes smoothly.

The Nova Foresta Classical Players was founded in 2017 by Philip Daish-Handy and Martin Penrose. Consisting of professional musicians, the Nova Foresta Classical Players specialise in music from the Baroque and Classical Eras. Led by Catalin Chelaru, this exciting ensemble are gaining rapid recognition as a musical force to be reckoned with. ‘Nova’ not only wish to bring great music to everyone, but to also provide a platform for the young musicians of the future.

Stocks over 3,000 patchwork and quilting fabrics, books, equipment and accessories. Full programme of classes, and open house every Monday and Friday.

Singer Sewing Centre
18 Whitefield Road, New Milton (no website). Sewing machine sales, after sales service including instruction and backup, sewing machine service and repair, threads and accessories.

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Provides specialist palliative care and support to those facing life-limiting illness and their loved ones, in both a home and hospice setting.

Working to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Programmes for underprivileged children in Vietnam and Mongolia providing protection, access to basic care and educational opportunities.

Cherry Tree Nursery A charity based on horticulture providing meaningful occupation in a supportive environment, aiming to restore well-being to people with mental illness.

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