Features

We can’t wait to bring you a whole host of exciting features, demonstrations and guilds as part of our Birmingham show. Here is a summary of what you will be able to find!

The WI

The Women’s Institute (WI) formed in 1915. They are now the largest voluntary women’s organisation in the UK, playing a unique role in providing women with educational …
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Stitching Workshops

A selection of stitching workshops, available to pre-book online; make sure that you secure yourself a place on these popular sessions… More information coming soon!
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Jennie Rayment

Internationally acclaimed tutor, lecturer, author and TV demonstrator, Jennie is totally obsessed with twiddling, fiddling, nipping, tucking, manipulating and manoeuvring! She travels worldwide or can …
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Joan Prowse

Joan Prowse (Moncrieffe) is a Devon-based artist who pioneered large two- and three-dimensional needle-felted animal portraiture in her original creation of “Peace in the Valley” …
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Guild of Silk Painters

The Guild of Silk Painters is a multi-national, non-profit organisation, based mainly in the UK. Their aim is to teach and promote silk painting in …
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Macramé Workshops

Helen Brewer from Mindful Craft runs a small business, offering craft workshops and kits that are perfect for being mindfully creative. In 2020, she successfully …
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Lace Guild

The Lace Guild will display lace showing various styles of lacemaking. They work to keep their craft alive and to encourage new lace makers. They …
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Crafting With Lyndsey

Lyndsey from Crafting with Lyndsey delivers craft workshops, retreats and parties across the South West. She also has a range of craft kits that are …
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Best Value VIP Around!

Treat yourself to the VIP experience at The Creative Craft and Sewing for Pleasure shows – You know you deserve it! Tickets include: fast track …
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The Schools Competition

Calling all budding fashion designers, the ICHF Events annual Schools Fashion Design Competition is open for entries! This competition looks to showcase students work from …
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Quilters Guild of the British Isles

The Quilters’ Guild is a national organisation, consisting of 17 regions, promoting patchwork and quilting across the United Kingdom. We are an educational charity, working …
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Sew Your Style Competition

Now in its fourth year, this competition celebrates all the budding dressmakers out there. Sew Your Style is brought to you in association with The …
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Carolyn Forster

Carolyn Forster is a quilt designer, teacher and author. Since self-publishing her first book in 2007, Carolyn has gone on to write many more patchwork …
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