We support the strikes! We've added Fedex, Evri and Yodel as delivery options, and our standard Royal Mail option is now RM24. Collection from the Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile also available for those in Edinburgh!

A collage of five embroidery hoops and five needle minders, each displaying a colourful animal design

"Paraffle is an amazing small business...

I feel very welcome and included and am obsessed with embroidery. In fact I would say if feels like an embroidery family!!

I love her whole ethos and inclusivity. I also love seeing the business grow and doing well. Well done from Ruth one delighted customer!"

- Ruth P.

"I love Paraffle kits because they are so unique, modern & give you the opportunity to have a go at something other than just an embroidery hoop.

The kit is beautifully put together, has everything you need & fab instructions (perfect for a novice like me!)."

- Helen B.

Gold embroidery thread tangling? Silver strands fraying? Here are our top tips to help you master those metallics
A little treat! I made this sampler recently while experimenting with new colours - and now I'm offering it as a free download on the website. Hooray!
I'll talk you through how to use hand embroidery to customise and upcycle your clothes. You can create a totally unique item of clothing to show off - and it's really easy to do, once you know how. Plus, it's a great way to break the cycle of fast fashion!