Come and enjoy the UK's largest textile event - book your tickets today! The Knitting & Stitching Show is the perfect event for anyone with a passion for dressmaking, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, feltmaking, jewellery-making, dyeing, patchwork and quilting - bringing everything together under one roof.
With hundreds of workshop places on offer you'll also have the inspiration and advice you need to get a project underway.
In addition to 400 specialist exhibitors, over 200 workshops(click here to download) The Alexandra Palace Knitting and Stitching Show offers a fantastic range of inspirational galleries, including work from Dorothy Caldwell, Phillipa Turnball, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn, Mandy Pattullo & Mary Fisher. For a full list of galleries click here Why not join us later in the day? Our Thursday Late Evening ticket costs just £6.50 and gives you access to the show from 3pm until the show closes at 7pm. Perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy the show after work - they'll also be some special events including book signings and late night shopping opportunities.
Thank you to everyone that visited The Festival of Quilts 2013.
The show was a huge success with a 10% increase in visitors attending the show. We also had over 700 quilts entered into the competiton from all over the world - with a phenomenal quality of work on display. For a list of winners, visit our websitewww.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk
2013 was the first year of the Fine Art Quilt Masters competition category which was won by Dorothy Caldwell and her quilt: 'How Do We Know When It's Night'. We are delighted to be hosting a full gallery of Dorothy's work at this year's Knitting & Stitching Shows.
If you are looking for fresh inspiration for gifts or decorating ideas why not come along to the Prima Make & Take Theatre and create something personal and unique. They will be demonstrating a range of skills that include: appliqué, wood and glass engraving, stitching, embroidery, decoupage and more. Whether you are a seasoned crafter or a beginner, Prima's experts will guide you in the creation of beautiful crafts that you can take home. Workshop prices range from £10-£15, plus get a free Prima goody bag when you book.