Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts · 21-24 September 2017 · Westpoint Centre, Exeter
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

 
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts
 

21-24 September 2017 · Westpoint Centre · Exeter

OPENING TIMES 9.30AM – 4.30PM (5PM SAT / 4PM SUN)

Discover all the ideas, inspiration and supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration!

To hire wheelchairs and scooters for Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts at Westpoint
call Newton Abbot Community Transport Association 01626 335 775 or email

ADULTS £10.00  
SENIORS £9.00

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At the show...

The Old School Club – Creative & Upcycling Workshops at Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

The Old School Club – Creative & Upcycling Workshops

Join Inma Goodhew from The Old School Club and discover how to ‘creatively reuse’ your treasures with her autumn boho inspired upcycling workshops. From personalising soft rush baskets with gorgeous trimmings, to re-vamping wooden frames and exploring macramé knots, which are invading our homes once again! There’s even family workshops, where everyone can join in to create funky hand-stitched cacti! 

Book now! http://www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/exeter/autumn/book-workshops.php

Bertha the Colour-in Caravan at Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

Bertha the Colour-in Caravan

Introducing Bertha the Colour-in Caravan, created by Kate Edmunds, designer and founder of EggNogg. Left neglected and dilapidated in a Brighton garden, Kate lovingly restored ‘Bertha’ as a colouring-in extravaganza, that we need you to help us colour her bright and bold! Whether you are aged five or 65, simply drop by the caravan and help bring her to life! All pens provided!

www.eggnogg.co.uk/

 

Creative Den Workshops

Pre-book your workshops in our Creative Den and guarantee a place!

The following Workshop Tickets for Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts can be booked online, but any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Organisers’ Office, situated outside the hall entrance. You will need a show ticket to be able to take part in the Workshops.

Workshops last 1 hour and tickets cost £10. Workshops are limited to 20 spaces.

Note: it is important to arrive at the Creative Den 5-minutes before the start of your workshop.

Thursday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Notebook

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book using a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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12 noon
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

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2:00pm
Customising Denim

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Bring a piece of denim along (trousers, skirts, shirts or jackets) and learn how to customize into a unique piece using silk embroidered flowers and applique.

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Friday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Notebook

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book using a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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12 noon
Customising Denim

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Bring a piece of denim along (trousers, skirts, shirts or jackets) and learn how to customize into a unique piece using silk embroidered flowers and applique.

Book Tickets

2:00pm
Creative Workshop – Soft Rush Basket

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Decorate a boho style soft round round basket using a combination of bright and colourful embellishments, including pom poms, trimmings, vintage buttons and lace.

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Saturday

10:30am
Family Workshop – Felt Cactus

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Hand sew a cactus! Finished with blanket stitch.

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12 noon
Creative Workshop – Soft Rush Handbag

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Decorate a boho style soft rush handbag using a combination of bright and colourful embellishments, including pom poms, trimmings and lace.

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2:00pm
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

Book Tickets

Sunday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Macrame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Macramania! Ropes, cord and knots are invading our homes and we are loving it! Learn the basic knows to make a plain or colourful plant pot hanger.

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12 noon
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

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Sew-Reloved Workshops

Refashioning clothes and accessories is a great way to revamp your wardrobe, so join local sewing expert Sara Radford in these inspirational up-cycling classes.

Please book your workshop places online. Any remaining tickets will be on sale at the show from the Organisers’ Office, situated outside the hall entrance.

THE ‘JEAN-IOUS’ MESSENGER BAG

10.30AM THE ‘JEAN-IOUS’ MESSENGER BAG

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

In this workshop you will make a messenger bag formed from old denim jeans; add a little surface decoration and a strap with slider to adjust the length.
All materials provided.

MEN’S SHIRT BARDOT-STYLE TOP

12.45PM MEN’S SHIRT BARDOT-STYLE TOP

with Sara Radford

90-minute workshop – cost £15.00

Make a Bardot-style top from a man’s old shirt, by cutting off the collar and cuffs and using scraps of fabric to make pretty elastic casings and covered buttons to match.
All materials provided.

FUN JEANS SKIRT

2.00PM FUN JEANS SKIRT

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

Turn a pair of old jeans that have seen better days into a new fun denim skirt. This workshop is especially good for jeans that appear to have ‘shrunk’ in the wash!
NOTE: All materials provided, but to ensure a good fit, please bring a pair of your own jeans to re-fashion if possible!

SILK TIE PHONE POUCH

3.15PM SILK TIE PHONE POUCH

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

Turn an old silk tie into a silky phone cover, with an added pocket for credit cards and a key ring. It’s perfect for keeping everything safe on a night out!
All materials provided.

'Make & Take' Workshops

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.

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Stalls & shopping at Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

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!

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Getting there

Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter · EX5 1DJ

Westpoint Exhibition Centre at the Devon Showground, Clyst St Mary (1 mile east from junction 30, M5 on the A3052)

*FREE SHUTTLE BUS
service runs approximately every 30 minutesfrom Exeter St David’s railway station to the show. Bus starts at 09.00, last one leaves 17.00 (Sat 17.30) Please note: Wheelchair access limited. Call ICHF in advance for details.

Book your mobility for the show in advance by phoning Newton Abbot Community Transport Association on 01626 335775 or by email on shopmo@newtonabbotcta.org

Click here to visit the venue's website for additional travel information.

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