About Love Stitching

Opened in September 2012, Love Stitching is a specialist patchwork and quilting shop situated in the tranquil village of Annahilt just outside the historic town of Hillsborough, Co. Down.

Having been described as an ‘Aladdin’s cave’ for all things patchwork, Love Stitching stocks a wide range of premium grade patchwork cotton fabrics with something for everyone! Whether it be traditional patchwork prints or modern fabric designs you are after, there is sure to be something to suit!

Love Stitching also stocks an extensive range of haberdashery supplies specific to the needs of quilters.

Love Stitching is a family run business with our Core Values being:

  • Honesty
  • Knowledge
  • Inspiration 

About Lynn

Taught to sew on her Grandmother’s knee, Lynn has been sewing since the tender age of three! Her first sewing machine was a present from her Mum when she was in her teens and that was when she became totally hooked on the endless possibilities of patchwork!

A qualified staff nurse and midwife, Lynn’s lifelong passion for sewing officially ‘took over’ when the doors to Love Stitching opened in September 2012.

With both a City and Guilds Certificate in ‘Soft Furnishings’ (2008) and a City and Guilds Certificate in ‘Patchwork and Quilting’ (2016) under her belt, Lynn is very well equipped to provide Love Stitching customers with expert knowledge and advice at all stages of their patchwork journey.

Having been a patchworker for over thirty years, Lynn also knows the importance of only using quality supplies which is why Love Stitching only stocks 100% ‘premium grade’ cotton patchwork fabrics.

About William

Although Lynn’s husband William does not actually sew, he does provide all the technical knowledge required to run Love Stitching’s website.

As William uploads all of the fabric ranges onto the website, he has a complete knowledge of all of Love Stitching’s stock and is therefore able to offer advice and guidance to customers about matching and coordinating fabrics.

Having listened to Lynn give advice on patchwork for years now, William does actually know more about sewing than he would care to admit and Lynn continues to hold out hope that he will one day start making quilts himself! 


Thank you for visiting our website,

Lynn & William,

The Love Stitching Team x