Welcome to the website for Six Penny Memories

Six Penny Memories started when we, Debbie and Kim decided to write a book under the pseudonyms of Florrie and Betty. We didn’t want to fit into the usual template for Sewing Books so developed our own style with Projects inspired by Beamish Museum and using Oral History, Rhymes and Recipes. Colliery Days was our first book, followed by Shopping Days, Sewing at the Farm, Sewing for Christmas and Sewing at the Manor.

Patterns followed and regular shows on Shopping Television. Last year we joined Hochanda TV when they launched their new shopping channel and we regularly appear on there.

On the last Sunday of the month, we have a regular show at 1pm when we have a sewing lesson hour.

Through exhibitions and classes we often get to meet our lovely customers, who may we add, are our priority, and we are always happy to hear from. Let us know if you want to make a particular item or have a project you want to share!

‘Kim is never happier than when she is behind a sewing machine and has an extensive knowledge in Patchwork and Quilting. She owns ‘The Fat Quarters’ Shop and regularly runs classes
Debbie has years of experience in designing and demonstrating both for her own business and for other established Craft businesses. We both love to sew and want to spread the word! Debbie enjoys making the dolls and quirky items and Kim loves to piece and quilt the large quilts’.

Our partnership is based on friendship and we believe we compliment each other in our work.

Going forward we are excited to be working on a variety of new ventures and projects to share and we hope you can join us!

Come Have A Peek Inside Our Shop

We love sharing our passion for sewing.