Made to Order

Needle Craft Boxes.

Decide from our options depicted below which features you would like for your Needlecraft box and we will make it to your order.

First choose to have either: a storage box with a fixed lid, or a workbox with a lifting lid.

Then pick a light Oak finish if preferred to our standard natural oak wax finish.

You should now choose how many small, medium, or large drawers you require.

Select either bobbin and/or skein storage. Choose how many of either/both in your shopping cart.

If you do not choose to have solid oak drawer knobs we with make the drawers with finger pulls.

Then select from our list of other options you may require to personalise your box I.e. knobs,

side handles, plinth, castors, padded insert, or contact us for any Bespoke item required.


Our Heirloom range of Craft Storage and Work Boxes are cost-effectively and individually hand made from our list of options to your requirements from a combination of solid oak, real oak veneer exterior and mdf inside. Creating a beautiful and practical piece of furniture to compliment your home and craftwork.

Our boxes are supplied ready assembled and ready to be filled, with a hand waxed natural oak finish all waiting for you to decide where you will store all your bits & pieces.

You can choose to have a WORKBOX which has a lifting lid with a large storage compartment underneath incorporating a sliding tray, with your choice of drawers and optional extras from our list.

Alternatively you can have a 'STORAGE BOX' with a fixed lid to use as a tabletop with the drawers & options specified as required.


Ordering guide with notated features of optional features.

Being handcrafted items and made to order, please allow 1-10 weeks for delivery from receipt of order, especially for 'made to order' boxes, this will vary depending on the time of year and demand. If required for a special occasion/date please contact us prior to ordering and we will do our very best to assist. We do try to keep our special offer boxes in stock but please check before ordering. 

If in any doubt please contact us when we will be pleased to help you with your order.


Two extra large capacity embroidery storage boxes.
Four wooden cross stitch storage boxes showing options available.

A few ideas of  'made to order' box design to get you started.


Remember: You can add as many or few of our three sizes of drawers as required.

Cross stich box lid lifting over storage compartment.

Image shows the lifting lid and storage compartment

with sliding tray, which are the defining features of our Heirloom 'WORK' Box.

To which we add your choice of drawers and optional extras.

Bobbin storage box with fixed lid/

Image shows the 'fixed lid' which is the defining feature of our

Heirloom 'STORAGE' Box.

To which we add your choice of drawers and optional extras.

Four small drawer craft box with optionaal plinth, knobs & side handles.

Heirloom Storage Box with 4 drawers fitted with solid oak knobs, solid oak plinth, and side carrying handles.

Four drawer Skein storage box with finger pull drawer opening.
Sewing box with padded insert in lid Displaying your work.

Heirloom Storage Box with 4 drawers made with our standard 'finger pull' drawer opening, Without any optional extras fitted.

Your Heirloom storage or workbox can be supplied with an optional 'padded insert' enabling personalisation of your box. 

 craft draw with small partitions
Cross stitch skein storage partitions

Drawer fitted with standard bobbin storage insert Holding approximately 160 bobbins.

Drawer fitted with a standard skein storage insert holding approximately 120 skeins.

Cross stitch bobbin storage.

Your treasure neat and tidy so you can

find what you want when you need it.

Drawers fitted with Bespoke wooden pulls.

We are happy to fit your choice of knobs to match your home furniture/theme.

Embroidery box with bespoke storage drawer partitions.

Partitions/compartments can be made to suit your requirements.

Craft box drawer partioned to suit clients needs.

partitions can also be fitted into medium/ large drawers & made to give extra depth.

Craft box fitted with castors.

Free wheeling castors can be fitted to any of our Heirloom Boxes that are fitted with a plinth.

Sewing box adapted for Jewellery.

Velvet lining of draws can help protect your valuable items.

Craft storage drawer adapted for Gutermann Cotton reel storage

Drawer inserts can be made to suit your collection of special items.


OPTIONS AND PRICES: -                                 

WORKBOX:                                        Includes lifting lid & storage compartment with sliding tray                              Cost £79.50

STORAGE BOX:                                 Just the lid fixed on the box housing your selected drawer combination.           Cost £49.50

 LIGHT OAK WAX FINISH:              Similar to antique pine.                                                                                        Cost £12.50

NATURAL OAK WAX FINISH:        Our standard finish.                                                                                              Cost £00.00

SMALL DRAWER:                             How many ______ @ £29.50 each                                                                                   

MEDIUM DRAWER:                          How many ______ @ £39.50 each                                                                                   

LARGE DRAWER:                             How many ______ @ £49.50 each                                                                                 

BOBBIN STORAGE INSERT:           How many _____ @ £9.50 each                                                                                      

SKEIN STORAGE INSERT:              How many _____ @ £9.50 each                                                                                        

BESPOKE STORAGE INSERT:        Please contact us to discuss requirements and associated costs.                        

SOLID OAK KNOBS:                        How many _____ @ £7.50 each                                                                                        

FINGER PULL SLOT                        Our standard drawer opening                                                                                 Cost £00.00

BESPOKE / CLIENTS KNOBS         Please contact us to discuss requirements. 

OAK PLINTH:                                    For the base of the box - Highly recommended for all boxes,

                                                             but particularly for larger boxes.                                                                            Cost £49.50

CASTORS:                                          Freewheeling - Can only be fitted to boxes with a plinth.                                     Cost £29.50

SIDE HANDLES:                               To assist when moving your box around. Sold in pairs.                                         Cost £25.00

PADDED INSERT:                             Fits into the lid to display your work.                                                                     Cost £29.50



Once you have worked out the design & what you need for your box, please go to our shop to purchase items that we will then make into your box. If you need any help please contact us.


WORK BOX or STORAGE BOX with side handles & plinth:               Footprint size - width 18.5" (470mm). front to back 13.5" (345mm)

WORK BOX or STORAGE BOX without side handles & plinth:          Footprint size - width 17.0" (433mm). front to back 13.5" (345mm)


                               Just add together the height of all your drawers and optional extras for an approximate height.

 WORKBOX TOP COMPARTMENT: The outside height of the front face of the compartment is: 4" (100mm).

The internal dimensions are:    Width 15.5" (394mm).    Front to back 9.625" (245mm)    Maximum height 3.6" (92mm)


SLIDING TRAY: internal dimensions are:   Width 6.9" (174mm).    Front to back  8.85" (226mm).    Maximum height 1.12" (28mm)

 SMALL DRAWER: The outside height of the oak front of the drawer is:  2.3" (60mm). 

The internal dimensions are- Width 14.7" (375mm).    Front to back 8.75" (222mm).     Maximum height 1.5" (38mm). 


MEDIUM DRAWER: The outside height of the oak front of the drawer is:  4.0" (100mm). 

The internal dimensions are- Width 14.7" (375mm).    Front to back 8.75" (222mm).     Maximum height 3.125" (80mm). 


LARGE DRAWER: The outside height of the oak front of the drawer is:  8.0" (200mm). 

The internal dimensions are- Width 14.7" (375mm).    Front to back 8.75" (222mm).     Maximum height 7.2" (183mm). 

BOBBIN STORAGE: Mainly fitted into small drawers, but can be fitted inside of medium or large drawer leaving storage space above.

32 compartments in total. internal dimensions:    width 1.7" (43.2mm).  front to back 2.06" (51.0mm).   maximum height 1.5" (38mm).

Each drawer holds approximately 160 Bobbins @ 5 to a compartment.


SKEIN STORAGE: Mainly fitted into small drawers, but can be fitted inside of medium or large drawer leaving storage space above.

8 compartments in total. internal dimensions:   width 7.1"" (180mm).   front to back 2.06" (51.0mm).    maximum height 1.5" (38mm).

Each drawer holds approximately 120 Skeins @ 15 to a compartment.


BESPOKE STORAGE: Can be fitted into any drawer, constrained by the internal dimensions of the drawer and partition bar thickness.

which is 4mm. Please contact us to discuss details/cost.

LID MAXIMUM SIZE:                 Width 17" (432mm).        Front to back 12" (305mm).        Height 0.7" (17mm).

PLINTH MAXIMUM SIZE:         Width 18" (457mm).        Front to back 13.5" (343mm)       Height 1.0" (25mm).


CASTOR MAXIMUM SIZE:        Height 2" (51mm).          ie. they add 2" to the height of box & operate within the maximum area of the Plinth.


PADDED INSERT:                        Width 14.75" (375mm).   Front to back 9.75 (247mm).      Height .25" (6mm).


Once you have decided on the design of your box just fill in the details in our shop and forward it to us. Or:-

We can send you a free colour brochure & order form or phone us to have a 'chat about our craft storage workboxes.

Just contact us:-

Tele: 01634 719582. Email:  Post: 7 Murray Road, Frindsbury, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4HJ.