Sunday, 2 May 2010

The Grand opening of Shabby Polka dots shop!!!

On Saturday 20th March, Shabby Polka dots began! I had a stall at the Northampton Vintage & Homemade Fair, and thoroughly enjoyed it! this is something I had wanted to do for years!!
A few weeks later, I started supplying some of my makes to a lovely shop in Buckingham.
Now it's the 1st May, and the Shabby Polka dots Blogshop is officially open!!!
Come into the shop, and hope you enjoy the browse!

Peaches & Cream Patchwork Notebook

If you like patchwork quilts, can I tempt you with a Patchwork Notebook?
This little notebook is made from a selection of pretty pink & peach floral fabrics, with pink & white ticking fabric. It is embellished with machine embroidery,and has a hand stitched calico label with a cute red heart button.
It has an A6 size, 100 page, lined notebook inside, and this can be easily replaced with another similar standard notebook when full.

Price  £8.00
P & P  £1.30

Blue Skies Patchwork Notebook

This summery notebook, is a patchwork combination of blue floral, ticking, paisley, toile, and polka dot fabrics. This one is machine embroidered with a gorgeous variegated blue thread, and has a hand stitched calico & heart embellished label.

Here's the back of the book!

Here's the inside pic. you can see how easily the notebook fits in.
This is A6 size too.

Price  £8.50
P & P  £1.30

Birds, Flowers & Gingham Notebook

A cute A6 notebook in fresh spring green Laura Ashley Gingham, and pretty birds & flowers CK cotton duck fabric. Machine embroidered cover, and hand stitched, heart embellished calico label.

Here's the co-ordinating green polka dot interior.

Price  £8.00
P & P  £1.30


A lovely roomy, summery bag in gorgeous CK fabric! A nice, roomy pleated bag, with an over the shoulder strap. It is closed with a fabric loop & button.

It is interfaced, and lined in calico, with a matching zipped pocket to keep
your valuables safe, and a mobile phone pocket.
Dimensions - Bag - 11 inches (29 cm) x 15 inches (38 cm) wide.(approx)
Strap - 14 inches (36 cm) long. (approx.)

Price  £16.00
P & P  £2.50


Pink Hearts applique picture

'Together is a wonderful place to be!' are the lovely words on this little picture.
Appliqued hearts in pink Rosali paisley,ticking & pin dot fabrics, on a background of flecked oatmeal osnaburg fabric.
Wooden frame painted in pink eggshell paint, complete with fixings to either hang, or stand the picture.
Measures 8.5 inches (22 cm) wide x 6.25 inches (16 cm) high.

Price £6.00
P & P £1.50


Pink framed 'Home Sweet Home' appliqued picture.

I love cottages, flowers, and hearts, and wanted to include them all in this design! A little gingham appliqued country cottage, with hand embroidered flowers in the garden, lavender, and blue ceanothus bush. As every house is
''Not just bricks, and beams, but full of hopes, and dreams", I have added a little red heart button!
Dimensions  8.5 inches high (22 cm) x 6.25 inches (16 cm) wide.
With fixings included for hanging, or standing.

Price £8.00
P & P £1.50


Blue Hearts applique picture

A little Duck egg blue version of the above heart picture. Hearts appliqued in pretty rosy, ticking & Rosali paisley fabrics, on flecked oatmeal osnaburg fabric, and twill tape wording.
Same size as before, with fixings to hang, or stand.

Price  £6.00
P & P £1.50


Hope you've enjoyed your visit to Shabby Polka dots blogshop. If you have any questions, or want to place an order, please e-mail me on

If you would like a notebook, or picture personalised, or in a certain colour etc. please don't hesitate to contact me. Please note, you will have to allow extra time for special orders, as they aren't in stock, and will have to be specially made.


  1. Well done, all the very best of luck, the shop is lovely! The blue piccy is MINE (I hope!!!). Mel xxx

  2. Lovely Sharon .... I will make my payment via Paypal asap. Thanks xx

  3. Oooh, those items look lovely! Congrats on your store. :)

  4. Gorgeous notebook arrived safe and sound today .... my favourite colour and will take pride of place on my sewing table. Nearly lost it to Ellie earlier but when I explained it was from Sharon who we met at the railway station when we went to London she said that's OK nanny can keep it ;-) Thanks again .... highly recommended quality goods ... xxx

  5. Hi Sharon
    So glad you liked my stall at Stamford, I had a great day and am back there on September 11th. I would love do do the vintage and handmade fair in Northampton, could you drop me an email please about it so that I can apply - it looks lovely and not far for me to come. Your stall looks great, I love polka dots!
    Jo xx

  6. Lovely, lovely colurs & fabrics. All so sweet! Congratulations on the store & I wish you lots of colourful sales!

  7. Wow, I wish I could see a store like this - it all looks just so pretty, please continue to post lots of things on your blog so we can all keep looking at these gorgeous lovely things. I followed you - please check out my blogs (I know CRAZY 2 new blogs: 2 new businesses) @ and Jane:)