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The Handcrafter's Hub

Meet Gail Dodd! Gail is the creative behind the Handcrafter's Hub, hand making beautiful weighted items, and selling a vast array of sewing supplies.

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"It all started when my children were much younger, making fun costumes and play things for them. Friends and family became interested and slowly over time I became busier and busier. After re-locating to Nuneaton it became obvious that I couldn’t find the right quality items that I needed to make what I wanted. My partner encouraged me to take it further by selling craft items, fabrics and felts at Fairs and local markets offering a range of good value and quality items. One day over a coffee, my friend who has a daughter with a sensory processing disorder, was complaining about the lack of choice and the cost of a weighted blanket which her daughter needed and asked could I help? After a lot of research I made her a weighted blanket, they loved it and since then, word has spread and I now make weighted scarves, lap pads, blankets and sensory items. We use bright colours, themes and children can choose the fabric themselves knowing that they will use the end product and it’s to their liking."

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Weighted Lap pads, Blankets, Scarves and Sensory Items

All of Gail's weighted items come in a range of fun, colourful fabrics perfect for children. If there is a particular item you would like in a particular print, just let her know, and she will create a custom weighted item, just for you!

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There is a wide range of items on sale for budding and experienced sewers. Gail stocks ribbons, buttons, felt, fabric fat quarters, pins, and pretty much everything you need to stock up your sewing cupboard, or give sewing a go for the first time.

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Visit the Handcrafter's Hub stall today

We want to support local businesses, and so we encourage you to come down and give Gail's stall a visit!

Find out when we are open