Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts · 20-22 April 2017 | ICHF Events

ExCeL, London

20-22 April 2017


ADULTS: £10.00
SENIORS: £9.00

Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts is where you’ll discover ideas, inspiration and all the supplies you could ever dream of! Discover new products and innovations, watch demonstrations and take part in workshops. You’ll uncover the latest trends and tools with the industry’s top names to guide you and enjoy the exclusive feature exhibits!

Show Features

Papercraft Demonstrations

Watch our lively on-stand demonstrations to learn new ideas, methods, and buy all the latest papercrafting and cardmaking supplies to make your own stylish, personalised crafts.

Jewellery Making & Beading

Whether you’re an amateur or an expert jewellery maker, you’ll find everything you need for your next jewellery making project from our inspiring range of beads, charms and jewellery making tools.

Royal School of Needlework

The RSN will be displaying students’ work from their Certificate and Diploma courses taught at their base in Hampton Court Palace, as well as work by their BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art students. Their courses also include Day Classes, which attract students of all ages and abilities, from beginners to advanced.

Nation's Fastest Knitter - London Heat

Joining forces with the UK Hand Knitting (UKHKA) we bring back a much-loved knitting competition! The Nation’s Fastest Knitter continues its London heat. The UKHKA will also be running regional heats online. Representatives of the Association will be on hand to adjudicate with stop watches at the ready. Those taking part must knit 100 stitches as quickly as they can. Their result will be recorded by UKHKA volunteers with the fastest knitter from each of the three shows going through to the grand final taking place at the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show in London.

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Korbond's Sewing Studio

Korbond Group are well known in the UK for their great range of affordable haberdashery and craft accessories. At the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show, they aim to continue to grip British crafters imagination through a line up of fun and inspirational workshops with a very special guest: Jenniffer Taylor!  Jenni is one of the Sewing Bee’s most recollected contestants and is Korbond Group’s Brand Ambassador. With Jenni you can learn a range of unique sewing ideas that will enhance your creative skills, taking your projects to the next level! 

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SewDirect Pattern Boutique

Browse the latest catalogues from Butterick, McCall’s, Kwik Sew and Vogue Patterns and order your patterns at special show prices for postfree delivery. The first step to a perfect fit is choosing the right size pattern and understanding how to make simple adjustments for a custom fit. Sewing advisor Thelma Judge will be on hand with hints and tips, to help you achieve sewing success.


  • Kim Thittichai, Mixed Media
  • Gai Button, Needle felting
  • Lorma Bateman, Hand Embroidery
  • Wendy Dolan, Textile Artist
  • Claudette Lawrence, Dressmaking
  • Val Hughes, Felt Artist
  • Pat Lumsdale, Patchwork
  • Jenny Rayment, Fabric Origami

Textile Groups, Education Centres & Guilds

  • Contemporary Quilt Group
  • Royal School of Needlework
  • Castanea Crafts in Spain
  • Three Mills Craft Association
  • Guild of Silk Painters
  • Embroiderer’s Guild
  • Federation of Family History Societies

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