The Ring Of Tatters

The Ring of Tatters promotes the craft of tatting. They publish a newsletter twice a year; maintain a library and a website. Although based in the UK they have members around the world and anyone is welcome to join.

Guild of Enamellers

Watch the powdered enamel turn to glossy, brightly coloured glass after sifting onto copper, adding decorations and placing in the kiln for only one minute – Try it for yourself, with our members help and see lots of beautiful examples of the art.

The British Polymer Clay Guild

The British Polymer Clay Guild aims to promote the use of this amazing art medium. We welcome everyone from beginners to tutors and organise workshops and meetings online and across the UK.

The Essex Branch of the Guild of Silk Painters

The Essex Silk Painters welcome you. Come and talk to us; look at our stunning, colourful display of handmade items. Then take a seat and have a go at painting on silk for yourself.

The London and Overseas Floral Designers (London and Overseas Area of NAFAS)

The London and Overseas Floral Designers (London and Overseas Area of NAFAS) invite you to join our Flower Arranging clubs to experience the joy of Flower Arranging and Associated Crafts. The first visit to one of our clubs is free.

Three Mills Craft Association

Three Mills Craft is a Newham based group promoting crafts in the community. Due to being unable to raise funds over the passed two years they sadly have no website, but are glad to be back and look forward to catching up.

Romford Embroiderers

We at Romford Embroiderers (East London) aim to bring like-minded people together to promote, inspire, and encourage the art of embroidery, needlework and related textile arts in a friendly, vibrant, dynamic and inclusive environment!

Family History Federation

Visit the Family History Federation stand for help and advice regarding everything family history. Watch a demonstration, pick up a leaflet/freebie and/or sign-up for our free monthly newsletter. As the UK’s leading family history charity, they’re here to help!

Pat Lumsdale

Pat has been teaching patchwork and related textile crafts for over 30 years. She spent a lot of her working life at the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) Craft Advisor promoting crafts across the WI. Pat now teaches online for ‘Denman at Home’ and at the show she will be demonstrating patchwork and quilting techniques to inspire those just starting in the craft.

Helen McKenna

Helen will be demonstrating how she creates her beautiful textiles at the show. Starting with unique painted backgrounds, pieced together with vintage and dyed fabrics, she then secures the layers with a felting machine, followed by stitching and finally embellished with found objects.