CRAFTY AT THE RDS
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