List of Exhibitors · Sewing for Pleasure · 15-18 March 2018 · NEC, Birmingham
Sewing for Pleasure

15-18 March 2018
NEC, Birmingham

LIST OF STALL HOLDERS

Stall Holders: All

Amazing Craft
Kits, patterns and supplies to make bears, dolls and other creatures!
Web Site: www.amazingcraft.co.uk
Angela Walker
Recreational and qualification based courses in Warwickshire. Exhibiting patchwork and quilting items made by City and Guilds Design and Craft students.
Ann Small
Ann is known for her imaginative use of colour within her unique technique of layering cloth. Her work is wide ranging and results in sculptures and fine art hangings. She is sharing her ingenious methods presented in her book "Layered Cloth"
","Alison Smith MBE
Web Site: www.asmalldesign.co.uk
Ann's Orchard
Contemporary beadwork, embroidery, tapestry and crochet kits, patterns and materials.
Web Site: www.annsorchard.co.uk
Bailey Curtis & Janet Chattaway
Bailey Curtis is a textile artist working in felt and stitch. All felt is made from hand dyed British wool. Janet Chattaway is a textile artist working with print and stitch. Print is combined with fabric paper and other mixed media.
Web Site: www.southwesttextilegroup.org
Bex Raven
Bex Raven is a diverse textile Artist and Tutor. He work is influenced by the natural world and our place within it. Bex will be demonstrating the techniques she uses in her work, including her award winning rockpools.
Web Site: www.inventorsasylum.co.uk
Choices
Cross-stitch, blackwork, hardanger, embroidery and longstitch kits.
Web Site: www.choicesembroidery.co.uk
Chris Gray
Textile/Mixed Media artist, tutor and author. New work based on medieval art and a new mixed media book. Available for workshops all over the UK. New books and projects coming soon!
Web Site: www.mabonarts.co.uk
Claire Muir
Claire creates fascinators, headdresses and flowers using embroidery, feathers, wire and crystals. Claire teaches workshops in Birmingham, Denman College in Oxford and gives talks to various organisations. Come and see Claire demonstrating how to free-machine embroider.
Web Site: www.clairemuir.co.uk
Coleshill Accessories
New 'Siesta Framelets'. Great for small projects.
Web Site: www.siestaframes.com
Coleshill Accessories
New 'Siesta Framelets'. Great for small projects.
Web Site: www.siestaframes.com
Connected Textile Group
A mixed media textile exhibiting group. Our latest exhibition embraces the diverse subject of 'Erosion'.
Web Site: www.connected-textilegroup.co.uk
Contemporary Quilt
'Nature and Artifice'. A selection of mixed media contemporary quilts.
Web Site: www.quiltersguild.org.uk
Craft & Cotton
Specialised in bags and purses accessories as well as kits.
Web Site: www.craftandcotton.com
The Craft Light Company
Showing their new ultra-high definition lighting better than daylight.
Web Site: www.craftlights.co.uk/www.cupcakes2go.co.uk
The Denim Company
Unique denim fabrics, haberdashery, patterns and sewing kits.
Web Site: www.thedenimcompany.co.uk
Dots N Stripes
Dressmaking fabrics, sewing magazines and patterns, haberdashery.
Web Site: www.dotsnstripes.co.uk
Dotty Rose
Beautiful dressmaking and quilting fabrics from around the world!
Web Site: www.dottyrose.com
Eastleigh College
Students completing HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practise, which is a broad based muilti media course offered by Eastleigh College. Students following textile options are displaying part of their graduate show.
Eclectica
Nine textile artists from around the West Midlands will be exhibiting their latest work. From quilted hangings to embroidered and mixed media pieces, the wide range of techniques on show will create a visual feast of contemporary stitched textile art.
Ella and Cherry
Three piece jumper and scarf outfits, silk tops and cardigans.
Web Site: www.ellaandcherry.co.uk
Embroiderers Guild
The Embroiderers' Guild is the home of stitch and textile art - the international voice for embroidery. The Guild welcomes everyone with an interest in any area of embroidery and we are proud to be recognised as a voice raising the profile of textile and stitched art.
Web Site: www.embroiderersguild.com
Emporia Fabric & Craft
Beautiful fabrics, Indie dress patterns, haberdashery and sewing themed jewellery.
Web Site: www.emporia-fabric.co.uk
Fabrics Galore
Saving good people from bad fabric!
Web Site: www.fabricsgalore.co.uk
Favourite Fabrics
Amazing fabric company with thousands of fabulous quilting & fashion fabrics.
Web Site: www.favouritefabrics.co.uk
Fibrefusion
Developing their theme of 'Stitch Without Walls' - Fibrefusion has risen to the challenge to exhibit a body of work showing that, contemporary textile art has no boundaries.
Web Site: www.fibrefusion.org.uk/www.paulineverrinder.com
Green Howards Museum
The Green Howards military museum holds a unique collection of uniforms. Early pieces are bespoke with exquisite decorative embellishments - this is the world of the dashing offices of Jane Austin and Vanity Fair.
Web Site: www.greenhowards.org.uk
Guild of Machine Knitters
We promote all aspects of the craft of machine knitting. Items knitted by members of the guild will be displayed and questions about knitting machines and techniques answered. There will be demonstrations throughout the day.
Web Site: www.guild-mach-knit.org.uk
The Guild of Silk Painters
The Guild of Silk Painters aim is to promote the art and craft of silk painting and to encourage a much wider enjoyment of all things silk by sharing our knowledge.
Web Site: www.silkpainters-guild.co.uk
Hair Gem
Innovative, stylish hair accessory for all hair types.
Web Site: www.hairgem.co.uk
Inkberrow Design Centre
Independent fashion college offering City & Guilds qualifications, beginners to advance level.
Web Site: www.inkberrowdesign.com
International Feltmakers Assoc -Midlands
The I.F.A. is a not for profit organisation aimed at promoting felt in all its forms. We run workshops and meetings in many regions of Britain and worldwide, to teach different techniques. We also have regular exhibitions of members work.
Web Site: www.feltmakers.com
Jane Davies
Free motion machine stitching using simple fabric shapes and stunning colours to create art quilts, panels, pictures and much more. Discover just how easy it is to create designs using simple machine embroidery.
Web Site: www.janedavies.btck.co.uk
Janome UK Limited
Janome are the leading sewing machine brand in the UK.
Web Site: www.janome.co.uk
Jennie Rayment
Author, lecturer, television demonstrator, teacher, internationally known for fabulous fabric manipulation. Fun and fantastic material magic. Classes and workshops for all using Jennie's unique and ingenious techniques.
Web Site: www.jennierayment@com
Juko Designs
Card and stick weaving kits for all ages and abilities.
Web Site: www.jukodesigns.co.uk
Kim Thittichai
Come and see what Kim has been working on - gorgeous textures and backgrounds to stitch.
Web Site: www.kimthittichai.com/www.nid-noi.com/www.hot-text
The Lace Guild
Display of various types of lace and demonstration of lacemaking. Come and have a go stand.
Web Site: www.laceguild.org
Lili Fabrics (UK) Ltd
An extensive selection of beautiful fabrics at keen prices.
Web Site: www.lilifabrics.co.uk
Linton Tweeds Ltd
World famous suppliers of fancy fabric to the couture trade.
Web Site: www.lintondirect.co.uk
Little Gem Felts
We design and make needle felting kits and finished items.
Web Site: www.littlegemknits.com
Lynda Monk
Mixed media textile artist using materials such as Kunin felt, Tyvek and Lutradur to create textured and unusual surfaces. Available for talks, demonstrations and workshops.
Web Site: www.purplemissus.com
Manteaux
Ladies coats, jackets, capes and rainwear in cashmere, wool and tweed.
Web Site: www.manteaux.co.uk
Margaret Fox Floral Craft Supplies
A fabulous range of ribbons, trims and wool felting.
Web Site: www.floralcraftsupplies.co.uk
Michelle Pye
Michelle Pye runs a comprehensive range of dressmaking and tailoring courses from her studio in Leicestershire. She uses her experience as a tailor and couture dressmaker to create the courses which are suitable for students of all abilities.
Web Site: www.englishcouture.co.uk
Monica Russel
Monica is a knitting designer, who designs patterns for magazines, yarn companies and has also written seven pattern books. She teaches knitting workshops at shows and at ther home in East Sussex. See her website where you can buy yarns, patterns, books and knitting kits.
Web Site: www.theknitknacks.co.uk
Montreux Fabrics
Specialists in jersey fabrics, wool mix coloured wovens and lace.
Web Site: www.montreuxfabrics.co.uk
Multipom
A new way to make lots of pompoms at a time.
Web Site: www.multipom.com
National Needlework Archive
Come to the National Needlework Archive stand to find out about the development of paper patterns and the NNA pattern library.
Web Site: www.nationalneedleworkarchive.org.uk
New Forest Mohair
Hand dyed mohair yarns, rovings & fleece. Needlefelt kits & supplies.
Web Site: www.newforestmohair.co.uk
Nolitex
The 11 members of Nolitex present their current exhibition, 'I Exist In Two Places - Here and Where You Are', an exploration of communication and connections in our modern world.
Web Site: www.nolitex2009.wordpress.com
The Nutmeg Company
Three dimensional cross stitch kits, perforated paper and more.
Web Site: www.3dcrossstitch.co.uk
On the Surface
On the Surface is a textile art group who are responding to the theme of 'Fracture' in diverse and creative ways.
Out of Line
'Out of Line has existed as a group for three years. Experimenting with varied textile mediums, the seven members produce interesting and beautiful art works, encompassing colour, texture, sculptured shape and a variety of stitch.
Web Site: www.outoflinemidlands@aol.co.uk
Pat Lumsdale
Pat Lumsdale has been teaching patchwork and quilting at the WI's Denman College for nearly 20 years. She loves teaching beginners and is thrilled when they get hooked! Pat will be demonstrating her simple patchwork kits on her stand.
Web Site: www.stitchedup-crafts.com
Pauline Paul (UK) Ltd
Soothes away aches and pains - the portable massage cushion.
The Quilt shop with Litte Lauras Haber
Fabrics, sewing and quilting tools and accessories, pre-cuts, panels, missouri star templates.
Web Site: www.littlelaurashaberdashery.co.uk
Quilters Guild of the Brit Isles Reg 11
The Quilters' Guild is open to everyone and run by its members to promote the art, craft and heritage of patchwork and quilting across the United Kingdom. As an educational charity, it preserves the heritage of quilting and works to ensure it's future.
Web Site: www.quiltersguild.org.uk
Rachael Singleton
Rachael is a textile and mixed media artist, who is particuarly interested in bringing different materials and ideas together. She is inspired by national environment and much of her work involves layered surfaces and a commingling of colours.
Web Site: www.folioandfibre.wordpress.com
The Ring of Tatters
Tatting is knotted lace using a shuttle and thread. It can be used for edgings, doilys, jewellery and decoration. It can also incorporate beads etc.
Web Site: www.ringoftatters.org.uk
Royal School of Needlework
The RSN offers courses for beginners to advanced. Students can follow short courses, Certificate and Diploma in Technical Hand Embroidery, a BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile, Art or the future tutors programme. We also host embroidery exhibitions and collection study days.
Web Site: www.royal-needlework.org.uk
Sara Radford
Sara has been sewing for most of her life, bridalwear and corsetry are her speciality, but she now teaches dressmaking at home in Devon, from beginners up to more experienced dressmakers wishing to hone their skills a little further.
Web Site: www.sararadford.co.uk
Sheila-May Green
Birmingham School of Sewing is an independent award winning school offering a wide variety of sewing courses to anyone passionate about sewing. If you would like to refresh your skills, take your hobby to the next level or even stsart your own business - we can help you on your way.
Web Site: www.birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk
Shibori
MA17 Ladies garments including a unique spiked material. JE17 Ladies garments, with matching dichroic glass jewellery.
Web Site: www.sallyshibori.co.uk
The Silk Route
Wonderful silks in fabulous colours. Online shopping-fast mail order.
Web Site: www.thesilkroute.co.uk
The Southampton Bead Shop
One of the major beads and findings suppliers in the UK.
Web Site: www.thesouthamptonbeadshop.co.uk
Stephanie Redfern & Sue Bibby
Designer maker stitched textle artists. Demonstrations, orignal work, patterns.
Web Site: www.stephanieredfern.co.uk/www.suebibbyembroider
Sue Hawkins
Embroidery kits for canvas work and crewel embroidery and needlework accessories.
Web Site: www.suehawkins.com
Tangent Textiles
Based in the Midlands, Tangent Textiles is a group of talented and enthusiastic textile artists. This vibrant exhibition of contemporary stitched textiles showcases new work which illustrates their diverse artistic strengths and expertise.
Web Site: www.paulinebarnesquilts.co.uk
Tee Pee Crafts
Suppliers of haberdashery, ribbons, lace, buttons, threads, fabric pieces, bags.
Web Site: www.teepeecrafts.co.uk
Til the Sun Goes Down
Genuine vintage and vintage-inspired dressmaking fabrics and sewing patterns.
Web Site: www.tilthesungoesdown.com
Toft
Luxury British yarns, kits and accessories.
Web Site: www.tofttrade.com
Traverse
Traverse came together after studying Experimental Textiles with Kim Thittichai. Our name evolved from looking or moving sideways, finding different perspectives. Our theme 'Destinations', the sense of 'being destined for a place, describes our aspirations in the textile art world.
Trudy Anne Designs
Cross-stitch kits and American country charts, wire hangers.
Warwickshire College Group
We're one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the UK, with unique colleges across two counties. Our production arts courses cover design ideas and concepts, materials, techniques and processes as well as historical context and specialist modules.
Web Site: www.warwickshire.ac.uk
Wendy Cotterill
Take another look at velvets, organzas and metallic. Think differently and experiment with non-traditional techniques and materials. Heat distress, cut and engrave - even stitch!
Web Site: www.gallerytextiles.co.uk
Wendy Dolan
Wendy is a Sussex based textile artist and tutor. Inspired by the landscape, natural forms and architecture she combines techniques, creating richly textured surfaces. Author of 'Layer, Paint and Stitch', Wendy offers courses and lectures to groups and organisations.
Web Site: www.wendydolan.co.uk
West End Embroidery
Canvas work, instructions and kits. Lowery workstands. Speciality embroidery threads.
Web Site: www.WestEndEmbroidery.com
West Midlands & Warwickshire WI
Warwickshire and West Midlands Federations of WI's join together to display their talents.
Web Site: www.wfwi.freeserve.co.uk

Stall Holders: A

Amazing Craft
Kits, patterns and supplies to make bears, dolls and other creatures!
Web Site: www.amazingcraft.co.uk
Angela Walker
Recreational and qualification based courses in Warwickshire. Exhibiting patchwork and quilting items made by City and Guilds Design and Craft students.
Ann Small
Ann is known for her imaginative use of colour within her unique technique of layering cloth. Her work is wide ranging and results in sculptures and fine art hangings. She is sharing her ingenious methods presented in her book "Layered Cloth"
","Alison Smith MBE
Web Site: www.asmalldesign.co.uk
Ann's Orchard
Contemporary beadwork, embroidery, tapestry and crochet kits, patterns and materials.
Web Site: www.annsorchard.co.uk

Stall Holders: B

Bailey Curtis & Janet Chattaway
Bailey Curtis is a textile artist working in felt and stitch. All felt is made from hand dyed British wool. Janet Chattaway is a textile artist working with print and stitch. Print is combined with fabric paper and other mixed media.
Web Site: www.southwesttextilegroup.org
Bex Raven
Bex Raven is a diverse textile Artist and Tutor. He work is influenced by the natural world and our place within it. Bex will be demonstrating the techniques she uses in her work, including her award winning rockpools.
Web Site: www.inventorsasylum.co.uk

Stall Holders: C

Choices
Cross-stitch, blackwork, hardanger, embroidery and longstitch kits.
Web Site: www.choicesembroidery.co.uk
Chris Gray
Textile/Mixed Media artist, tutor and author. New work based on medieval art and a new mixed media book. Available for workshops all over the UK. New books and projects coming soon!
Web Site: www.mabonarts.co.uk
Claire Muir
Claire creates fascinators, headdresses and flowers using embroidery, feathers, wire and crystals. Claire teaches workshops in Birmingham, Denman College in Oxford and gives talks to various organisations. Come and see Claire demonstrating how to free-machine embroider.
Web Site: www.clairemuir.co.uk
Coleshill Accessories
New 'Siesta Framelets'. Great for small projects.
Web Site: www.siestaframes.com
Coleshill Accessories
New 'Siesta Framelets'. Great for small projects.
Web Site: www.siestaframes.com
Connected Textile Group
A mixed media textile exhibiting group. Our latest exhibition embraces the diverse subject of 'Erosion'.
Web Site: www.connected-textilegroup.co.uk
Contemporary Quilt
'Nature and Artifice'. A selection of mixed media contemporary quilts.
Web Site: www.quiltersguild.org.uk
Craft & Cotton
Specialised in bags and purses accessories as well as kits.
Web Site: www.craftandcotton.com
The Craft Light Company
Showing their new ultra-high definition lighting better than daylight.
Web Site: www.craftlights.co.uk/www.cupcakes2go.co.uk

Stall Holders: D

The Denim Company
Unique denim fabrics, haberdashery, patterns and sewing kits.
Web Site: www.thedenimcompany.co.uk
Dots N Stripes
Dressmaking fabrics, sewing magazines and patterns, haberdashery.
Web Site: www.dotsnstripes.co.uk
Dotty Rose
Beautiful dressmaking and quilting fabrics from around the world!
Web Site: www.dottyrose.com

Stall Holders: E

Eastleigh College
Students completing HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practise, which is a broad based muilti media course offered by Eastleigh College. Students following textile options are displaying part of their graduate show.
Eclectica
Nine textile artists from around the West Midlands will be exhibiting their latest work. From quilted hangings to embroidered and mixed media pieces, the wide range of techniques on show will create a visual feast of contemporary stitched textile art.
Ella and Cherry
Three piece jumper and scarf outfits, silk tops and cardigans.
Web Site: www.ellaandcherry.co.uk
Embroiderers Guild
The Embroiderers' Guild is the home of stitch and textile art - the international voice for embroidery. The Guild welcomes everyone with an interest in any area of embroidery and we are proud to be recognised as a voice raising the profile of textile and stitched art.
Web Site: www.embroiderersguild.com
Emporia Fabric & Craft
Beautiful fabrics, Indie dress patterns, haberdashery and sewing themed jewellery.
Web Site: www.emporia-fabric.co.uk

Stall Holders: F

Fabrics Galore
Saving good people from bad fabric!
Web Site: www.fabricsgalore.co.uk
Favourite Fabrics
Amazing fabric company with thousands of fabulous quilting & fashion fabrics.
Web Site: www.favouritefabrics.co.uk
Fibrefusion
Developing their theme of 'Stitch Without Walls' - Fibrefusion has risen to the challenge to exhibit a body of work showing that, contemporary textile art has no boundaries.
Web Site: www.fibrefusion.org.uk/www.paulineverrinder.com

Stall Holders: G

Green Howards Museum
The Green Howards military museum holds a unique collection of uniforms. Early pieces are bespoke with exquisite decorative embellishments - this is the world of the dashing offices of Jane Austin and Vanity Fair.
Web Site: www.greenhowards.org.uk
Guild of Machine Knitters
We promote all aspects of the craft of machine knitting. Items knitted by members of the guild will be displayed and questions about knitting machines and techniques answered. There will be demonstrations throughout the day.
Web Site: www.guild-mach-knit.org.uk
The Guild of Silk Painters
The Guild of Silk Painters aim is to promote the art and craft of silk painting and to encourage a much wider enjoyment of all things silk by sharing our knowledge.
Web Site: www.silkpainters-guild.co.uk

Stall Holders: H

Hair Gem
Innovative, stylish hair accessory for all hair types.
Web Site: www.hairgem.co.uk

Stall Holders: I

Inkberrow Design Centre
Independent fashion college offering City & Guilds qualifications, beginners to advance level.
Web Site: www.inkberrowdesign.com
International Feltmakers Assoc -Midlands
The I.F.A. is a not for profit organisation aimed at promoting felt in all its forms. We run workshops and meetings in many regions of Britain and worldwide, to teach different techniques. We also have regular exhibitions of members work.
Web Site: www.feltmakers.com

Stall Holders: J

Jane Davies
Free motion machine stitching using simple fabric shapes and stunning colours to create art quilts, panels, pictures and much more. Discover just how easy it is to create designs using simple machine embroidery.
Web Site: www.janedavies.btck.co.uk
Janome UK Limited
Janome are the leading sewing machine brand in the UK.
Web Site: www.janome.co.uk
Jennie Rayment
Author, lecturer, television demonstrator, teacher, internationally known for fabulous fabric manipulation. Fun and fantastic material magic. Classes and workshops for all using Jennie's unique and ingenious techniques.
Web Site: www.jennierayment@com
Juko Designs
Card and stick weaving kits for all ages and abilities.
Web Site: www.jukodesigns.co.uk

Stall Holders: K

Kim Thittichai
Come and see what Kim has been working on - gorgeous textures and backgrounds to stitch.
Web Site: www.kimthittichai.com/www.nid-noi.com/www.hot-text

Stall Holders: L

The Lace Guild
Display of various types of lace and demonstration of lacemaking. Come and have a go stand.
Web Site: www.laceguild.org
Lili Fabrics (UK) Ltd
An extensive selection of beautiful fabrics at keen prices.
Web Site: www.lilifabrics.co.uk
Linton Tweeds Ltd
World famous suppliers of fancy fabric to the couture trade.
Web Site: www.lintondirect.co.uk
Little Gem Felts
We design and make needle felting kits and finished items.
Web Site: www.littlegemknits.com
Lynda Monk
Mixed media textile artist using materials such as Kunin felt, Tyvek and Lutradur to create textured and unusual surfaces. Available for talks, demonstrations and workshops.
Web Site: www.purplemissus.com

Stall Holders: M

Manteaux
Ladies coats, jackets, capes and rainwear in cashmere, wool and tweed.
Web Site: www.manteaux.co.uk
Margaret Fox Floral Craft Supplies
A fabulous range of ribbons, trims and wool felting.
Web Site: www.floralcraftsupplies.co.uk
Michelle Pye
Michelle Pye runs a comprehensive range of dressmaking and tailoring courses from her studio in Leicestershire. She uses her experience as a tailor and couture dressmaker to create the courses which are suitable for students of all abilities.
Web Site: www.englishcouture.co.uk
Monica Russel
Monica is a knitting designer, who designs patterns for magazines, yarn companies and has also written seven pattern books. She teaches knitting workshops at shows and at ther home in East Sussex. See her website where you can buy yarns, patterns, books and knitting kits.
Web Site: www.theknitknacks.co.uk
Montreux Fabrics
Specialists in jersey fabrics, wool mix coloured wovens and lace.
Web Site: www.montreuxfabrics.co.uk
Multipom
A new way to make lots of pompoms at a time.
Web Site: www.multipom.com

Stall Holders: N

National Needlework Archive
Come to the National Needlework Archive stand to find out about the development of paper patterns and the NNA pattern library.
Web Site: www.nationalneedleworkarchive.org.uk
New Forest Mohair
Hand dyed mohair yarns, rovings & fleece. Needlefelt kits & supplies.
Web Site: www.newforestmohair.co.uk
Nolitex
The 11 members of Nolitex present their current exhibition, 'I Exist In Two Places - Here and Where You Are', an exploration of communication and connections in our modern world.
Web Site: www.nolitex2009.wordpress.com
The Nutmeg Company
Three dimensional cross stitch kits, perforated paper and more.
Web Site: www.3dcrossstitch.co.uk

Stall Holders: O

On the Surface
On the Surface is a textile art group who are responding to the theme of 'Fracture' in diverse and creative ways.
Out of Line
'Out of Line has existed as a group for three years. Experimenting with varied textile mediums, the seven members produce interesting and beautiful art works, encompassing colour, texture, sculptured shape and a variety of stitch.
Web Site: www.outoflinemidlands@aol.co.uk

Stall Holders: P

Pat Lumsdale
Pat Lumsdale has been teaching patchwork and quilting at the WI's Denman College for nearly 20 years. She loves teaching beginners and is thrilled when they get hooked! Pat will be demonstrating her simple patchwork kits on her stand.
Web Site: www.stitchedup-crafts.com
Pauline Paul (UK) Ltd
Soothes away aches and pains - the portable massage cushion.

Stall Holders: Q

The Quilt shop with Litte Lauras Haber
Fabrics, sewing and quilting tools and accessories, pre-cuts, panels, missouri star templates.
Web Site: www.littlelaurashaberdashery.co.uk
Quilters Guild of the Brit Isles Reg 11
The Quilters' Guild is open to everyone and run by its members to promote the art, craft and heritage of patchwork and quilting across the United Kingdom. As an educational charity, it preserves the heritage of quilting and works to ensure it's future.
Web Site: www.quiltersguild.org.uk

Stall Holders: R

Rachael Singleton
Rachael is a textile and mixed media artist, who is particuarly interested in bringing different materials and ideas together. She is inspired by national environment and much of her work involves layered surfaces and a commingling of colours.
Web Site: www.folioandfibre.wordpress.com
The Ring of Tatters
Tatting is knotted lace using a shuttle and thread. It can be used for edgings, doilys, jewellery and decoration. It can also incorporate beads etc.
Web Site: www.ringoftatters.org.uk
Royal School of Needlework
The RSN offers courses for beginners to advanced. Students can follow short courses, Certificate and Diploma in Technical Hand Embroidery, a BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile, Art or the future tutors programme. We also host embroidery exhibitions and collection study days.
Web Site: www.royal-needlework.org.uk

Stall Holders: S

Sara Radford
Sara has been sewing for most of her life, bridalwear and corsetry are her speciality, but she now teaches dressmaking at home in Devon, from beginners up to more experienced dressmakers wishing to hone their skills a little further.
Web Site: www.sararadford.co.uk
Sheila-May Green
Birmingham School of Sewing is an independent award winning school offering a wide variety of sewing courses to anyone passionate about sewing. If you would like to refresh your skills, take your hobby to the next level or even stsart your own business - we can help you on your way.
Web Site: www.birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk
Shibori
MA17 Ladies garments including a unique spiked material. JE17 Ladies garments, with matching dichroic glass jewellery.
Web Site: www.sallyshibori.co.uk
The Silk Route
Wonderful silks in fabulous colours. Online shopping-fast mail order.
Web Site: www.thesilkroute.co.uk
The Southampton Bead Shop
One of the major beads and findings suppliers in the UK.
Web Site: www.thesouthamptonbeadshop.co.uk
Stephanie Redfern & Sue Bibby
Designer maker stitched textle artists. Demonstrations, orignal work, patterns.
Web Site: www.stephanieredfern.co.uk/www.suebibbyembroider
Sue Hawkins
Embroidery kits for canvas work and crewel embroidery and needlework accessories.
Web Site: www.suehawkins.com

Stall Holders: T

Tangent Textiles
Based in the Midlands, Tangent Textiles is a group of talented and enthusiastic textile artists. This vibrant exhibition of contemporary stitched textiles showcases new work which illustrates their diverse artistic strengths and expertise.
Web Site: www.paulinebarnesquilts.co.uk
Tee Pee Crafts
Suppliers of haberdashery, ribbons, lace, buttons, threads, fabric pieces, bags.
Web Site: www.teepeecrafts.co.uk
Til the Sun Goes Down
Genuine vintage and vintage-inspired dressmaking fabrics and sewing patterns.
Web Site: www.tilthesungoesdown.com
Toft
Luxury British yarns, kits and accessories.
Web Site: www.tofttrade.com
Traverse
Traverse came together after studying Experimental Textiles with Kim Thittichai. Our name evolved from looking or moving sideways, finding different perspectives. Our theme 'Destinations', the sense of 'being destined for a place, describes our aspirations in the textile art world.
Trudy Anne Designs
Cross-stitch kits and American country charts, wire hangers.

Stall Holders: W

Warwickshire College Group
We're one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the UK, with unique colleges across two counties. Our production arts courses cover design ideas and concepts, materials, techniques and processes as well as historical context and specialist modules.
Web Site: www.warwickshire.ac.uk
Wendy Cotterill
Take another look at velvets, organzas and metallic. Think differently and experiment with non-traditional techniques and materials. Heat distress, cut and engrave - even stitch!
Web Site: www.gallerytextiles.co.uk
Wendy Dolan
Wendy is a Sussex based textile artist and tutor. Inspired by the landscape, natural forms and architecture she combines techniques, creating richly textured surfaces. Author of 'Layer, Paint and Stitch', Wendy offers courses and lectures to groups and organisations.
Web Site: www.wendydolan.co.uk
West End Embroidery
Canvas work, instructions and kits. Lowery workstands. Speciality embroidery threads.
Web Site: www.WestEndEmbroidery.com
West Midlands & Warwickshire WI
Warwickshire and West Midlands Federations of WI's join together to display their talents.
Web Site: www.wfwi.freeserve.co.uk

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