Welcome to Claire’s Creative Craft Cabin, based at Cranbrooke Plants, Colne Road, Somersham, Cambridgeshire; established in October 2013.

October half term closing:  I will be closed on Friday 14th Oct and Saturday 15th Oct 2017

Opening Hours: 

10am-2pm   Mon,Thurs,Sat & Sun.

12 noon-4pm   Tues & Fri.


WP_20160703_001 (2)Claire’s Creative Craft Cabin is a unique learning space providing informal and friendly training, why not book a workshop or arrange a one-to-one lesson focusing on the crafting activity of your choice.

Be inspired by the changing exhibition of designs and artworks on display.

You may want to top up on tools and equipment to complete your own creations at home or in the workshops.

Check out: clairescreativecraftcabin.blogspot.co.uk


You will be in the hands of a well-trained, qualified and competent teacher.

Claire Cousins proprietor of Claire’s Creative Craft Cabin trained for the textile industry leaving university in 1994 with a Bsc (hons) in Textile and Knitwear Technology.  After working as a design manager and pattern cutter in a motorcycle leather wear factory, Claire returned to university qualifying as a design and technology teacher.  Claire has taught in various settings for 21 years and continues to work as a textile teacher in a local secondary school.  As a County Tutor Claire is very much in demand offering adult education in Ramsey, Witchford, St Ivo and Swavesey Village College.

When Claire has the time to create her own work she enjoys experimenting with a variety of techniques and believes there are no rules.  She is often inspired by the natural world, music and poetry.  As an ERTF member Claire enjoys being actively involved with the group’s exhibitions; having exhibited for 4 years in the Peterborough Open Artists’ Studios in the past.



Keep up to date on the latest Fair to open in a Cambridgeshire College Feb 2017 bringing together Retailers and Textile Exhibitions  click here



Rolls of silk, cotton velvet, muslin, bleached and unbleached calico for dyeing and printing. Plus vanishing fleece and other vylene products

“Ecogreen” batting on the roll for your quilting needs.

Plus a good selection of Freedom Fabric fat quarters £2.50 each or 5 for £10

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I am a proud authorised stockist of these impressive and value for money sewing machines.



Sewing Machine Servicing – £50

ask about multi savings on servicing-

If you and your friends want to club together than a group of machines will benefit from a discount.


GIFT VOUCHERS- now available, just ask at the counter.



I am a member and proud Chair Person for the ERTF click on their logo to find out more.




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… for Art, Craft & Sewing Workshops.

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