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Shop wins National Award

The White Gecko Craft Lounge has recently been named the Best Independent Haberdashery Shop: Wales at the British Sewing Awards 2017. 

 The award, voted for by readers of Sew Magazine and members of the wider public, comes two years after the shop opened in Camms Corner, Dinas Powys. With competition coming from other fabric and haberdashery shops across Wales, the award is the first win for this small shop. 

 Co-owner Sarah Fowler said, “This is great win for our lovely little shop and has really put us on the map for crafters from both South Wales and beyond. We stock a fabulous range of products and place a lot of emphasis on our selection of classes which has translated in this win.”

 Collecting the award at a large craft industry event last month, the owners of the White Gecko Craft Lounge were in good company with national winners including John Lewis, Liberty of London, Clover and Gütermann.