What's On Today?

Join Lis Binns today for Quilting with Lis!

Join Lis today and be taken through the art of part sewn seams

 

The event runs from 10am to 4pm and entry is £25.00

Inspirations Craft Store, Preston

Visit our 10,000sq ft award-winning retail superstore, based at the Capitol Centre, Preston - winner of "Craft Retailer of the Year (North West)" at the Craft, Hobby & Stitch British Craft Awards 2013, 2014 and "Overall Craft Retailer of the Year" 2014!

Here you will find papercrafts galore, including the complete range from Hunkydory Crafts. There are tons of stamps, scrapbooking, gifts, jewellery and haberdashery as well as our fabric and knitting department that includes the latest quilting and patchwork goodies.

Our staff are all here to help and can answer any queries as they are all crafters. Have a special coffee in our coffee lounge and watch the latest programmes on Create & Craft TV.


Opening Times

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Monday 10am 5.30pm
Tuesday 10am 5.30pm
Wednesday 10am 5.30pm
Thursday 10am 5.30pm
Friday 10am 5.30pm
Saturday 10am 5.30pm
Sunday 11am 4pm

Where are we?

Inspirations is easily accessible from all directions, situated on the Capitol Centre, just off the main ring-road and a short distance away from Preston City Centre.

The Capitol Centre, Winery Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 4AW

  • By Road
  • By Rail
  • Park & Ride
  • By Bus

Inspirations by Cardcraft Plus is situated on the Capitol Centre on the A6, Chorley to Preston road.

From the M6 - come off at Junction 29 and follow signs for the A6 Preston. The Capitol Centre is on the left, marked also as Park & Ride.

Turn left onto Capitol Way. Inspirations is straight ahead, behind Dunelm Mill

If you arrive at Preston Train Station then the Capitol Centre is just a short journey away. To get to the Capitol Centre from the City Centre requires either a short walk from the train station to the bus station, OR a connecting bus. Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

There are buses from Preston Railway Station to the main Bus station - Numbers 1, 3 or 88a to City Centre. If travelling on foot, follow Fishergate, the main road through the town centre, past the Fishergate Centre and The Mall until you reach the Miller Arcade. The bus for the Park & Ride (beside Inspirations) is situated on Jacson Street, next to the Harris Museum, with frequent departures. For more rail and bus details please see the appropriate tabs.

Preston's park & ride is perfectly situated for the Inspirations Superstore, with a 'stop' just opposite the entance.

Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

The Capitol Centre is readily accessible by bus, serviced by two regular routes from the city centre, the Chorley/Bolton 125/126 and the Bamber Bridge 150/151.

Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

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Sewing Techniques with Lis Binns

1 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Due to popular demand we are offering a repeat class of playing with threads and stitches to created a woven panel.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

3 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring a long your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Linus Charity Quilt with Lesley

4 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Limited places available for our charity class. Join in the fun and help to make quilts for this worthwhile cause.

Project Linus is a charity helping to promote a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and teenagers through the provision of new handmade patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets all made with the kindness of volunteers.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

6 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on  the day.

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Quilting drop in with Lis Binns

8 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Bring along your own quilting projects and enjoy expert help and advice from Lis BInns. 

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Craft Club with Inspirations

10 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher  for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

13 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day. 

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Quilting with Lis with Lis Binns

14 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Join LIs in another of our very popular seewing classes. Today Lis will be taking you through sewing techniques for Christmas decorations.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

14 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Machine Quilting with Lis Binns

14 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Join Lis, our expert quilter for a class learning the techniques and tricks of machine quilting

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Jewellery making class with Ruth Mackie-McCartan

15 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £20.00

Join Hunkydory's very own Ruth for a class and make your very own floating necklace, ear-rings and bracelet set using pearls and crystals.

This class is proving very popular and places are limited

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with Sarah McCrossan

15 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Call into store today and catch Sarah demonstrating decorating a stunning Kaisercrafts advent calendar, ideal to purchase, decorate and keep for a Christmas heirloom piece.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

17 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the tiill upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

18 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

20 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

21 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Quilting with Lis with Lis Binns

22 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

In todays class Lis will be guiding you through the second part  of the Mariners quilts

We recommend early booking for this class as places are limited and filling fast

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Christmas turntable centrepiece with Sue Lees

23 November 2014 — 10.30am to 3.30pm — £35.00

Join todays class and decorate your own amazing Christmas turntable which is sure to become a cherished family heirloom piece for years to come. 

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Craft Club with Inspirations

24 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

BRing along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

25 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Quilting with Lis with Lis Binns

26 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Join Lis today and be taken through the art of part sewn seams

 

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Craft Club with Inspirations

27 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

28 November 2014 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Cardmaking with Rae with Rae Dalal

29 November 2014 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Join Rae making a selection of cards using stamps and stencils. Class includes a stamp and stencil to take home.

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Upcoming Events

In all classes tea and coffee is provided, feel free to bring a packed lunch if you're staying all day. Please call us on 01772 880852 should you require further details or information.

10% Discount Voucher - Anyone attending a workshop will receive a voucher for 10% off any purchases made on the day

Workshops fill up quickly - please book and pay for your place as soon as possible.

Telephone 01772 880852 for more details and to book

Booking Conditions
The full amount must be paid when booking our workshops. Please note, if you cancel your booking within 7 working days of the workshop, only 50% of the full amount paid will be refunded. Less than 3 days notice will result in no refund being given. In the event of a workshop being cancelled by us, your payment will be refunded in full.

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