The BEST range of printing and cutting tools with GM Crafts

The largest range of sublimation and digital cutters under one roof. Plus check out heat transfer and self adhesive vinyl’s and so much more!

GM Crafts stock brands including:

Sizzix

Brother Scan N Cut

Silhouette

Loklik

X Tool

Lego

Cricut

Colop

Sawgrass

Get your fabric projects all sewn up!

We have everything you need to create and complete the sewing project of your dreams! Check out our amazing fabric suppliers, as well as accessories and haberdashery supplies for those finishing touches!

Exhibitors include:

Allison`s Craft Emporium

Bombay Stores Fabrics

J P Crafts

Fantastic Ribbons

Haberdashery & More

Tee Pee Crafts

Lady McElroy Fabrics

Many more to be announced!

Papercrafting at your fingertips

Indulge in a stunning showcase of exhibitors, each bringing their own flair and expertise to a diverse range of hobbies, including paper crafts, mixed media, scrapbooking, card making and so much more. From cutting-edge card-making supplies to the latest crafting innovations, here’s a sneak peek at some of the names poised to ignite your creativity:

1craft1.com

Card-io

Carls Craft Cabin

Crafty Products

GM Crafts Ltd

Highlight Crafts

Hixxysoft

Hot Shot Craft

JJD Cards

Ross Paper

Caroles Craft

Craft Habitat

GlitzCraft

The Stamp Hut

Art & Craft / Glitter Greetings

Gadsbys of Leicester

Plus more to be announced!


See the full exhibitor list for more!

Learn how to WOW with our Demonstrators

We are excited to bring you a HUGE variety of demonstrators to our Glasgow show. You’ll find them all marked up on our exhibitor map (available closer to the show date), simply head over to their stand and pick up all the newest tips, tricks and hacks. Be sure to ask those burning questions too, and even put products to the test before you buy.

Glasgow demonstrators include:

Cardio

Glitzcraft

JJD crafts

Crafty Products

Marbling 4 fun

Fantastic ribbons

Highlight crafts

Gm Crafts

LEARN HOW TO MACHINE STITCH A TEXTILE LANDSCAPE PICTURE with Julie Cole, Dropped Stitch Artists – Saturday 9.45

This workshop is designed for anyone wishing to experiment with machine embroidery. Using painted Bondaweb, Tyvek, organza, lace sheers and handmade cords you will create a 15 x 15cm textile seascape picture.

Advisory Note:

Suitable for over 16’s only. No previous machine embroidery necessary, although some prior knowledge of using a sewing machine is required for this workshop.

Meet the Tutor

Julie Cole

Julie Cole is a member of the textile group Dropped Stitch Artists, and is a textile and mixed media artist living in South Lincolnshire. Being a visual type of person she finds herself very much drawn towards creating texture through mixed media art.  

She loves mark-making, mono-printing and making her own creative fabrics to work with through dyeing eco-dyeing and printing. Julie’s inspiration for her work comes from embracing the countryside

EASTER BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP with Anna Weatherley-Hastings, The India Block Print Co. – 11.15

During this 90-minute workshop you will explore Easter and spring designs from The Indian Block Print Co. Using their hand carved printing blocks to block print some Easter cards and tags, plus a fun Easter tea towel. 

Advisory Note:

This workshop is suitable for children over the age of 12 with parental supervision.

Meet the Tutor

Anna Weatherley-Hastings

Anna has been part of The Indian Block Print Co. from the beginning. With over 10 years experience running block printing workshops she will share her in depth knowledge and tips with all things Block Printing. 

Zips In Three Ways With Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge- Sunday 13.45

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 10 people]

Join Mercedes and learn the tips and techniques for three different methods of zip insertion. Starting with the centred zip you will then move on to the lapped zip and then finish with the invisible zip. All three methods will be useful additions to your garment and home-ware sewing.

Advisory Note:

Suitable for over 16’s only. Experience using a sewing machine would be useful.

Meet the Tutor

Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge

Mercedes was a contestant on series 5 of the Great British Sewing Bee (2019). She lives just outside Brighton with her husband Graham and their two cats, Maggie and Erica. Having worked in IT for over 20 years and serving as a reservist for 13, Mercedes has a passion for all things technical and wants to know the ins and outs and whys of everything.  Mercedes enjoys utilising fabrics from all sources in her sewing projects while using traditional and developing new techniques.  

Zips In Three Ways With Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge- Saturday 11.35

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 10 people]

Join Mercedes and learn the tips and techniques for three different methods of zip insertion. Starting with the centred zip you will then move on to the lapped zip and then finish with the invisible zip. All three methods will be useful additions to your garment and home-ware sewing.

Advisory Note:

Suitable for over 16’s only. Experience using a sewing machine would be useful.

Meet the Tutor

Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge

Mercedes was a contestant on series 5 of the Great British Sewing Bee (2019). She lives just outside Brighton with her husband Graham and their two cats, Maggie and Erica. Having worked in IT for over 20 years and serving as a reservist for 13, Mercedes has a passion for all things technical and wants to know the ins and outs and whys of everything.  Mercedes enjoys utilising fabrics from all sources in her sewing projects while using traditional and developing new techniques.  

Zips In Three Ways With Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge- Friday 15.15

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 10 people]

Join Mercedes and learn the tips and techniques for three different methods of zip insertion. Starting with the centred zip you will then move on to the lapped zip and then finish with the invisible zip. All three methods will be useful additions to your garment and home-ware sewing.

Advisory Note:

Suitable for over 16’s only. Experience using a sewing machine would be useful.

Meet the Tutor

Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge

Mercedes was a contestant on series 5 of the Great British Sewing Bee (2019). She lives just outside Brighton with her husband Graham and their two cats, Maggie and Erica. Having worked in IT for over 20 years and serving as a reservist for 13, Mercedes has a passion for all things technical and wants to know the ins and outs and whys of everything.  Mercedes enjoys utilising fabrics from all sources in her sewing projects while using traditional and developing new techniques.  

Sewing for self-care: Sew an Eye Mask and Reusable Skincare Pads – Saturday 13.30

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 10 people]

Sew a mini self-care kit for yourself or to gift to someone else. In this class, Lauren will guide you into make a silk lined, padded, wrap around eye mask along with sustainable reusable makeup/ skincare wipes.  

Advisory Note:

Suitable for beginners, over 16’s years.

Meet the Tutor

Lauren Tedstone

Lauren Tedstone, quarterfinalist of series 9 of BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee (2023). Her machine, given to her many years before by her grandmother was finally put to use in late 2019 when Lauren taught herself to sew. Starting with small projects for her children, Lauren then went on to garment sewing and is on a journey to curate and create a complete handmade wardrobe. A big lover of fashion trends, she loves creating key timeless classics that have professional finishes and longevity. Lauren is also a family orientated person, often sewing for her children and family.