The Creative Craft Show
INCLUDES FREE ENTRY TO
FASHION & EMBROIDERY AND SEWING FOR PLEASURE
14-17 March 2019 · NEC · Birmingham
Open 9.30am-5.00pm (4.30pm Sunday)
The Creative Craft Show is a haven for knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery & dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts, offering all the very latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world! You’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, yarns, threads and buttons plus opportunities to glean advice from industry experts.
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You won’t bee-lieve it
If you enjoyed Grans on The Make’s 2018 Poppy display, then you’d be crazy to miss their 2019 feature! This year’s plans will be revealed and are technically adventurous, visually impressive and so easy to get involved with. Come along for all the information you need to get involved and see the Gran’s amazing ICHF journey.
Team Crafty Beggars
Crafty Beggars TV presenters Julie Peasgood and Wendy Turner Webster will be launching the brand new ‘Team Crafty Beggars’ at the NEC, providing four days of completely new seasonal workshops. Visitors can also take part in the Team Crafty Beggars free prize draw for the chance to win a spectacular range of crafting goodies! Use #teamcraftybeggars on social media to keep up with the latest news!
FOLK IT – MINDFUL CRAFTS
Come along to this relaxing class and learn different techniques, brushstrokes, dots and swirls to create your very own Folk Art heart. Patterns are provided and no drawing or painting skills are needed (you can simply trace and transfer the pattern!) create a professional looking finished piece that makes a perfect handmade gift!
Upgrade your day! VIP passes include:
- Fast Track entry
- Show Guide
- Crafty Beggars mini Make & Takes – programme TBC!
- Exclusive use of the Shop & Drop area
- Hot and cold drinks, pastries and cakes in the VIP lounge
VIP passes for just £35 per day. Book now and you’ll be offered the option to upgrade at checkout!
Make & Takes
Get hands-on at a Make & Take or workshop and create your own crafty masterpiece!
There’s a wide range of creative crafts to try, with lots of help and encouragement from the experts.
Workshops can only be booked at the show – on the day you attend visit the stand number of the workshop you wish to book.
Decorate a selection of acetates using a range of glitters! Choose from unicorns, cup cakes and owls. Very cute, easy to do, and look absolutely gorgeous.
Adults and children welcome.
Cost £2.00. No need to book.
Join Lavinia Stamps to learn skills, techniques and tips on stamping, using several products to create magical backgrounds, stamping with fairies and flowers, something Lavinia Stamps is recognised for.
Claritystamp Ltd will once again be offering make and take sessions using the Groovi Parchment System throughout the show on their stand.
You will have the opportunity to create a memorable piece of parchment art using the latest Groovi plates under the supervision of our expert TV crafters.
Learn how to knit an infinity scarf in less than an hour using your arms! No knitting needles involved – great for knitters and non-knitters; adults and teenagers alike. Workshops throughout each day, £10.00 per person and you will walk away wearing your incredibly attractive (and clever) infinity scarf. Places are available on a first-come, first-served basis so please come along and book your place in the morning.
Pick a pattern and create a fun pixel mosaic key ring or fridge magnet! Suitable for any experience level, come and try this exciting technique!
Suitable for ages 5+
£2.50 per person
Samantha Braund Arts is bringing an exciting Make and Take where you get to stamp on Crafter’s Faux Suede and Card ,with the Small Garden Birds Stamp Collection. You will embellish your fabric and card with Dye Na Flow and Lumiere metallic paints.
Stalls & Shopping
Browse aisle and aisles of stalls and stands packed with brand-new crafting innovations, classic tools and products and accessories in every colour of the rainbow!
With experts manning each stall – you’ll be sure to find exactly what you need!
NEC, Birmingham · B40 1NT
Birmingham International Station is within the NEC complex and gives easy access to the show.
The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted.
Resorts World Birmingham is now open and offers the perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at the show at the restaurants, shops and spa available within the complex.
25% off train travel with Virgin trains.
As part of our relationship with Virgin Trains our exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to the show. The offer is applicable on advance virgin train west coast main line routes/tickets only. Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.