Features

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

The Modern Calligraphy Workshops

The Modern Calligraphy Co, run by world-renowned calligraphic artist Kirsten Burke and Managing Director Jill Hembling, has been running for 25 years, spreading their passion …
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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 …
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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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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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Amanda Hislop

Observation, imagination and inspiration inform Amanda’s evocative response to land sea sky and trees; drawing is a key element in her work. She delivers calm, …
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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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Eau Brink Studio

Eau Brink Studio is a modern space in Norfolk established in 2016 by Textiles Artist Anita O’Neill. Whether you are a total beginner or you’ve …
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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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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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