01359 233017 -- 32/34 High Street, Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 2HH

Alleviate the Corona Blues!

Try a new skill or hobby with one of our lovely craft kits.  Get ahead with your Christmas presents and make something!
Pearce’s Pins kits @ £7.50.  Buy direct or contact us for delivery options
We have some fun kits to make.  Everything is included – all fabrics and notions, step-by-step instructions.   All at £7.50 per kit.  Fabrics and colours may vary. If you can’t collect from our shop, please e-mail, or phone us to buy one.  Postage from £3.
Don’t forget – we can supply fabric, patterns and haberdashery, too.  Please phone in with your requirements and agree delivery options.
Pearce’s Pins would like to offer a Virtual Sewing Bee.  A one-off payment of £15 for 3 months, enjoy one-to-one guidance and help with Hilary for your sewing, craft and dressmaking projects via FaceTime, telephone or e-mail.
  Phone in times are: Wednesdays 1-3 pm and, Saturdays 10 – 12 noon
Don’t be bored of Corona Blue. There’s plenty here for you to do!
Join our Virtual Sewing Bee. Or buy a kit – HOORAY, YIPPEE!
Phone or email or website view. To discover craft that you can do!
Pearce’s Pins offers a friendly dressmaking and upholstery service in Suffolk and surrounding areas and is based in the picturesque village of Ixworth, 8 miles outside the market town of Bury St Edmunds. Pearce’s Pins is a destination shop, where handmade British Craftsmanship can be found at its very best.
Roy and Hilary Pearce run this business together, Hilary being a specialist dressmaker/seamstress and Roy being a master upholsterer, each working on their own skill subjects separately but in the same building.
The business was established in 2003 and moved from Hemel Hempstead to Ixworth in 2011. This gem of a shop provides expert service to customers from its 17th Century workshops in Ixworth High Street.

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Pearce’s Pins Dressmaking provides a friendly and discreet dressmaking, alterations and consultancy service.


Pearce’s Pins Upholstery provides an expert upholstery service including recovering, repair and advice.


With huge gratitude for my new wardrobe.

CC, Wyken

I am so sorry I wasn’t here when you returned the sofa and table yesterday. The sofa looks nice and you have done a great job with the table, no-one will ever know it was broken.

MMcL, Potten End

Thank you so much for revitalising my 1953 dress.  You were so clever to figure out how to “enlarge” it.

E D-J, Pakenham

Thank you very much indeed for making such a superb job of the bench and large chair.

SKS, Chislehurst