Introduction to White Orchid

White Orchid is a friendly, family run business owned by Stella and Andrew Whittle.

Stella and Andrew

White Orchid in 2024

Please book all visits in advance so we can control the number of people in our studio and ensure your comfort at all times. To book your wedding dress fittings, quilt consultations (or collections), or sewing machine enquiries, please call us.

If you prefer not to visit our studio, we can still accept and return your quilts by post. Please call us if you would like more information on how to use this service.

Stay safe and well. We hope to see you soon.

Andrew and Stella

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday – 10 am to 4 pm

Saturday – Closed

Sunday – Closed

Bank Holidays – Closed

Call Us

01202 692006

To speak to Andrew or Stella, please call us during our opening times. If we are unable to answer, please leave a message and we will call you back.

Alternatively, you can send us a message using the form on our Contact Us page.

About Us

Stella and Andrew are passionate about their work and strive to provide the best possible service to all their customers.

They approach each task with enthusiasm, professionalism, and attention to detail, whether it’s replacing a zip, fitting and altering a wedding dress, servicing a sewing machine, or longarm quilting a quilt.

At White Orchid, we offer a comprehensive range of sewing services, including:

White Orchid Alterations – specialises in high-quality clothing alterations and repairs for all types of garments, with a particular focus on bridal wear.

White Orchid Longarm Quilting – specialises in providing affordable longarm quilting services using our Gammill Statler Stitcher, which is the only one in Dorset and conveniently located right on your doorstep.

White Orchid Workshop – provides sewing machine servicing and repairs for a wide range of domestic sewing machines, embroidery machines, and overlockers.

White Orchid is conveniently located in Dairy Close, Corfe Mullen, just a short distance from the A35 and A31, and only 3.3 miles from Wimborne Minster and 6.3 miles from Poole.

You can find our address listed on the Contact Us page.

White Orchid’s Purpose Built Studio

A View of White Orchid Alterations


A View of White Orchid Longarm Quilting and Sewing Machine Workshop