National Needlework Archive

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The Old Chapel Textile Centre in Newbury, home of the National Needlework Archive, offer courses, workshops and exhibitions in sewing, haberdashery,  needlecraft, textiles, embroidery, cross stitch, quilting and textile art. Our shop carries an extensive range of all needlework and sewing products including fabric, threads, wool, zips and patterns. We have an archive of historic textiles and patterns and are home to The Country Wife mural.

Contact Us


octc@live.com or


Tel: 01635 38740


The Old Chapel Textile Centre

Main Street

Greenham Business Park

Newbury, Berkshire

RG19 6HW

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The National Needlework Archive is a Registered Charity - No. 1136942

Registered Office:  Boldre House, 5 Boldrewood Road, Southampton, Hampshire. SO16 7BW