Are you looking for inspirational interiors and sumptuous soft furnishings for your home? We have a large selection of fabrics and wallpapers to choose from, plus made-to-measure curtains and blinds on site. We have over 400 pattern books in our showroom plus British made sofas and chairs. We offer free advice and free measures and quotes throughout Somerset and the Southwest. 

Sanderson Specialists


Since 2013 Needful Things have been awarded ‘Sanderson Specialist’ status by this quintessentially ‘English’ home interiors brand. This means all Sanderson’s new launches will reach our Castle Cary store as soon as they are released. It also acknowledges our expertise and attention to detail when helping you create a fresh new look for your home; it means you can trust us to keep up dated on all things ‘Sanderson’ and that our staff will be regularly trained and supported by this iconic brand.

Emma Bridgewater by Sanderson

Emma Bridgewater

Emma Bridgewater fabrics by Sanderson: We are highlighting this new pattern book with a double window display which has been entered into a window display competition run by Sanderson and Emma Bridgewater as part of the launch.


HarlequinThis popular brand has become a key element of our fabric and wallpaper offer at Needful Things. It gives us a balanced mix of design, scale and colour and attracts customers of all ages. Modern florals, stripes and naturals all complement a less cluttered, more contemporary lifestyle.

Many of Harlequin’s children’s designs appeal to the very young but their design team have added ranges which inspire slightly older children too, who want to start expressing their own tastes and design flair.

Their wallpaper offer includes some cutting edge textured papers with large scale design, ideal for a feature wall or statement room.

Voyage Decoration

Voyage1 Voyage Decoration has created a wealth of fun designs, ideal for all our West Country customers.

When you see their delightful country animals, printed to enhance their ‘Water Colour’ style, you can’t help but smile! Farm animals, wild animals and for the kids, the most jolly range with everything from Vikings to Flamingoes!

Voyage2Voyage decoration is fast becoming our most popular brand for country homes. Curtain and upholstery fabrics are complimented with a huge range of cushions, doorstops, draught excluders and sofas, chairs and footstools.

Lampshades with fish on? Come on now…what’s not to like?

Little Greene Paints

Exterior Paint PicThe Little Greene Paint Company has burst onto the interiors, (and exteriors), scene in recent years and, working closely with English Heritage, has created an enviable reputation for quality paints for all purposes.

SAMPLE POTSTheir colour palette has both traditional and modern tastes well catered for and our professional clients cannot praise this brand enough. Experienced Painter/Decorators and public alike simply love using this specialist paints range, which gives great coverage and a truly professional finish.

Whitehead Designs

WhiteheadWhitehead Designs work with Needful Things to create completely new, bespoke sofas and chairs using any of our upholstery fabrics you wish.

We can help you create a truly individual look, a truly unique piece of furniture. Through this service, your home can be as individual as you are!

We also work with local upholsterers to refurbish and recover your own pieces.


Rol-lite Blinds

RollerWe make Roman Blinds in house as we do Curtains, but for specialist Roller Blinds, Venetians and Vertical Blinds, we have worked closely with Rol-lite for many years.

Their expertise and quality components, ensure you get the very best in design and functionality.

We offer a free measure and quotation service and fitting can be arranged and is charged on a ‘time taken’ basis. For a straight forward, hassle free solution, call in to view our extensive offer.

Prestigious Textiles

TextilesPrestigious textiles have a very wide appeal. With a portfolio of fabrics for curtains and upholstery, ranging from contemporary printed cottons to sophisticated embroidered silks, from sumptuous sculpted velvets to diaphanous embellished voiles, and from innovative wallpaper to lifestyle accessories, Prestigious Textiles offers a kaleidoscopic diversity of soft furnishings for the home.

At Needful Things we offer a growing number of prestigious fabrics as their focus on changing trends and up to the minute fashions help keep us on our toes and at the cutting edge.