Sewing and Quilting Shows 2019

Please check dates before travelling - data has come from several web sites 


 1st - 4th August

The Festival of Quilts, NEC Birmingham 

Happening a week earlier this year, this is Europe's leading quilt show where you can view over 1,000 amazing quilts as well as stocking up on fabric and other quilting suppliers from the 300+ exhibitors. There are also over 180 workshops and lectures to choose from.


Where to find UK craft fairs 201629th - 31st August

West Country Quilt & Textile Show, Bristol

A popular show with plenty of popular exhibitors and a large quilt and textile display.  There will be workshops, traders selling quilting, sewing and stitching supplies plus quilt competitions. This show is a true mixed textile event including, knitting, cross stitch, lace, patchwork, quilt etc.  


30th August - 1st September

Great Northern Needlecraft Show and The Great Northern Quilt Show, Harrogate 

A combined show offering all stitchers a fantastic day out. Needlecraft supplies, workshops and an open competitive quilt show with entries invited from all over the world - this year's special theme is Tropical Paradise.  Attendees can view the quilts, take part in workshops and stock up on supplies from the exhibitors. 


5th - 7th September

The Creative Craft Show, Event City, Manchester

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! 


13th - 15th September

The Newark Autumn Quilt Festival, Newark Showground

A new show featuring quilt displays, a variety of exhibitors selling patchwork & quilting supplies for all your needs, workshops and plenty more. Excellent facilities, including restaurant, disabled access & free parking 


26th - 29th September

The Creative Craft Show, Westpoint Centre, Exeter

A show for stitchers, knitters and hobbyists full of ideas, inspiration and craft supplies.  Plus workshops, demonstrations and new product launches.


Sewing, craft and quilt events UK 2016

10th - 13th October

The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace

This is a big show running for 4 days next year. Find galleries showcasing the works of leading textile artists, plenty of workshops plus a big range of fabric stalls and craft suppliers all under one roof.


17th - 19th October

Craft4Crafters, Bath & West Showground

There will be 150 of the finest craft and textile suppliers along with a balcony exhibition packed full of guilds and over 100 daily workshop and demonstrations. Also there isa stunning Quilt and Textile exhibition with over 100 displays from Bath Quilters, Uk Quilters, Somerton Quilters Bruton Textiles to name a few and the magnificent BrisWool City.


18th - 20th October

The Malvern Autumn Quilt Festival, Malvern Showground

Sister show to Quilts UK, this Autumn event offers many quilt displays from all over the world and plenty of opportunities to shop for your seasonal supplies from all your favourite patchwork and quilting suppliers. 


25th - 27th October

The Duxford Autumn Quilt Festival, Imperial War Museum, Duxford

A variety of exhibitors selling patchwork & quilting supplies for all your needs. Workshops available on a first come, first served basis at the show. Demonstrators on hand to show you their techniques and to give help and advice with excellent facilities, including restaurant, disabled access & free parking 


7th - 10th November

The Knitting & Stitching Show, RDS, Dublin

The Knitting & Stitching Show is the largest and most highly regarded textiles and craft event in Ireland and it's your opportunity to share your love of textiles with others.  Whatever your craft passion it is the perfect place to find inspiration, learn new skills and shop for all your essential supplies. 

Fabrics for sale8th - 9th November

Kent Autumn Quilt Festival, Maidstone

This Autumn event offers many quilt displays from all over the world and plenty of opportunities to shop for your seasonal supplies from all your favourite patchwork and quilting suppliers.

28th November - 1st December

The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate International Centre

Find shopping, inspiration and learning all under one roof at one of the largest textile events in the UK.  You will find galleries, workshops and craft suppliers.


 6th - 7th December

Springfields Christmas Quilt Show, Spalding, Lincs

Wonderful displays of quilts, patchwork and quilting suppliers stands with a festive theme. Quilting enthusiasts and personalities on hand to "show you how". Workshops can be booked at the show on a first come first served basis.