CRAFTY AT THE RDS

RTÉ Guide - - Interiors -

The coun­try’s big­gest tex­tile event, e Knit­ting & Stitch­ing Show, re­turns to the RDS for its 25th year from Novem­ber 8 to 11. e highly an­tic­i­pated cra fair, which wel­comed over 12,000 vis­i­tors last year, takes place at the RDS. e Show will have 150 ex­hibitors, mostly small in­de­pen­dent re­tail­ers, sell­ing spe­cial­ist sup­plies, along with demon­stra­tions, in­ter­ac­tive work­shops and gal­leries cu­rated by ac­claimed tex­tile artists. ere will be a host of hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties at the Show, with over 150 work­shops with lead­ing tex­tile tu­tors. Cra s cov­ered are dress mak­ing, cre­ative ma­chine sew­ing and clas­sic and con­tem­po­rary em­broi­dery as well as pa­per cra ing, fab­ric print­ing and dye­ing. e Show’s Cre­ative Liv­ing eatre is back this year, with free 30-minute demon­stra­tions cov­er­ing ev­ery­thing from nee­dle felt­ing to draw­ing your own bodice.

e Knit­ting & Stitch­ing Show is a great op­por­tu­nity to brush up on skills and in­spire if you are cu­ri­ous about a new cra . For ticket in­for­ma­tion and to view the full list of ex­hibitors, see theknit­tin­gand­stitch­ing­show.com

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