Features

We can’t wait to bring you a whole host of exciting features, demonstrations and guilds as part of our Exeter show. Here is a summary of what you will be able to find!

National Needlework Archive

The NNA has a specialist collection of sewing samples reflecting the teaching of sewing over many years, At the Creative Craft Show they will be …
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Art By Design Studio

Art by Design Studio, offering demonstrations of drawing and painting throughout the show; using oil on canvas, still life flowers, fruit, ceramics, from direct observation. …
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Sewing Workshops

A selection of sewing workshops, available to pre-book online; make sure that you secure yourself a place on these popular sessions… More information coming soon!
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Bex Oxide

Bex is an award-winning textile artist and tutor. She is an avid environmentalist and works with natural processes and dyes. Learn how to create work …
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QGBI – Contemporary Quilt

Contemporary Quilt are a special interest group of the Quilters Guild, creating innovative and dynamic fabric art, aiming to encourage newer quilters to extend and …
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Mark Francis

Mark can be seen regularly on Sewing Street TV demonstrating his own patterns and those of many other brands too. He is also giving talks …
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Make & Takes

Don’t miss our exciting selection of Make & Takes. Each mini-workshop can be found and booked on exhibitors stands and often cost less than £5 …
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Devon Feltmakers

Devon Feltmakers are a non-profit group trying to spread the word about felting, both wet felting and needlefelting. They particularly like to promote the use …
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CG@20 Uncharted

‘Uncharted’ was chosen as the title for the CQ 20th Anniversary exhibition because it sums up the ethos of Contemporary Quilt. Members are very inventive …
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Jan Tillet

Jan teaches creative textile workshops. Her own work incorporates recycled and reclaimed textiles which are layered, stitched, painted and then stitched again. Jan will be …
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Family History Federation

The Family History Federation is your “One Stop” for family history information. Visit their stand to pick up some giveaways plus a free copy of …
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Woodbury Woodturners

Come and join in the woodturners woodly world with lots of daily demonstrations. The team will show you how to make an array of wonderful …
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Cornish Craftwork

Beautiful willow and rush basketry using willow mostly commercially grown in Somerset and rush that Anne hand-harvests herself from the Somerset levels.  Anne is passionate …
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Crafting With Lyndsey

Lyndsey has created a range of kits, tutorials and workshops, where you can try crafts from macrame to sewing and bargello needlepoint to weaving. The …
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Creative Den Workshops

A selection of crafting workshops, available to pre-book online. To make sure that you secure yourself a place on these popular sessions… More information coming …
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