We aim to offer first class customer service whenever you shop with us and always try to buy as direct as possible from our suppliers to achieve the best service and price, this we pass on to you. We specialise in end of range and clearance goods, these go quick, which is why we often have customers coming straight to our stand to see what "show offers" we have. We mainly stock quality, popular branded goods which serious crafters require.
We are lucky enough to have the wonderful, award winning, Alicia Merrett at the show this year. She will be displaying her work in the Mendip Hall for you to admire and aspire to.
I love paint and I love textiles and I combine the two in my work. I hand paint all the fabric I use and then print the finer details, and embellish with machine stitch. Each piece is individually designed, I create work that is flexible - able to change location as the mood takes you!
Artists' brushes, easels and other artists sundries.
Arts & Crafts Glitter Greeting
In addition to carefully selected products from top suppliers, we have created our own range of Designer Acetates with over 30 unique designs covering a wide range of occasions and are ready for you to glitter, colour with markers, paint with glass paints, decorate with jewels etc. and are so very easy and economical to use. We also stock the best products from top suppliers, carefully selecting the best die cuts and peel-offs.We make card samples from most of the products we stock.
Association of Parchment Crafters
The Association of Parchment Crafters (APC) aims to promote a shared approach to encourage learning and teaching skills in parchment craft.
Avon Spinners & Weavers
Local organisation of spinners, weavers and dyers based in the Bristol and North Somerset area.
Bath Quilters was founded in 1988 by a small group of like minded, enthusiastic women and has been going and growing ever since. We aim to promote the art of quilting and the creative use of fabric, colour and design. Their work will be displayed in the Mendip Hall.
Bead & Button Bazaar
We offer a wide selection of beads, buttons, findings, jewellery, books & magazines, jewellery accessories and tools. We also offer jewellery classes from beginners to advanced. The Bead and Button Bazaar is a family run business, a business that offers the same warm welcome to individuals or small groups. Each customer gets treated in the same way! Come and see us on our stand
Bicton College students, staff and alumni are delighted to participate in Craft4Crafters 2017 and host an exhibition of exquisite handcrafted (felted) fibre work. Portfolios Level 3, NCFE, will be on display and visitors can chat with students, watch demonstrations and/or participate in a one hour introductory workshops
Big Sky Textiles
Caroline Walker is a talented Spinner and Handweaver. She uses mostly British and natural wool in traditional and modern spinning and weaving techniques to create unique yarns and textiles for everyday use.
Bits & Bobs
Supplying dressmaking, crafting & quilting fabrics, wadding, haberdashery and other art & craft materials. We offer free advice and support to our customers and community, we also run sewing classes at our premises in Weymouth.
Bombay Stores Retail
Bombay stores are the biggest Asian department store in the UK. They will be exhibiting and selling some beautiful fabrics at the show.
Bramble Crafts are a wonderful, independent craft supplier. We sell all aspects of craft supplies but specialise in Card Making and Scrap booking.
Brian's Best Wools
We are a family run business selling high end yarn at affordable prices.
We are lucky enough to have the fantastic Briswool at the show this year! Briswool is a huge model of the city of Bristol, it took over 1000 hours and 250 volunteers to make. Don't miss this fantastic attraction!
Burbi sells fine jewellery, visit their stand to find out more!
Butterfly Hair are a family business, we specialising in quality hair accessories that work on all hair types and are quick and easy. We are the only importers of African Butterfly hair clips in the UK
Everyone needs a sewing machine and there is a machine for everyone- that's what we believe. A sewing machine helps you to make your house a home, makes curtains to fit the windows, tailors the perfect top, shortens the trousers, decorates the cushion and pieces the quilt. At Caffle we believe that everyone should get the most from their new machine. That's why we offer tuition with every machine we sell. Near or far we make sure that you get to know the ins and outs of your machine.
At Cancer Research UK we pioneer research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. With no government funding, our progress depends on your donations.
I am a textile artist living in South Wales using both traditional and experimental materials and techniques. I use conventional and innovative hand and machine stitching to create individual pieces of textile art whilst giving them a modern twist.
Comfort from Kindness
The Canadian Red Cross will be displaying their beautiful collection of Quilts created in WWII. The Quilts represent celebrate the tradition of sewing and the human compassion towards each other in times of need.
A great range of crafting materials are available at amazing prices. Please visit us to discover the wide range of stock we have to offer
Craft Therapy in Cancer
Come to our stall where you will find a large canvas covered with plastic medicine tops all over it to create a beautiful image. It's a great way to recycle but also each top is a part of someones cancer treatment so quite symbolic. You will get the chance to guess how many bottle tops have been used for just �1 and the closest will win a chocolate bouquet! Tanni will also be on hand to demonstrate how to make chemotherapy book covers and gif bags. There will also be the chance to learn how to knit the cancer ribbons. We have patterns for sale.
Craftlines of Milton Keynes
Cross Stitch is back! We stock RT, Heritage, Golden Fleece and many more cross stitch and beading kits. We stock DMC threads even the new colouris range and Big hanks of DMC pearls threads. Wide range of scissors, hoops and a very wide range of John James needles.
I am an experienced, qualified crafts tutor offering a wide range of workshop choices. I can offer workshops in Willow , Felt Making, Silk Painting, Fabric Flowers, Devore Velvet, Soap Making and Wire Sculptures.
Supplies ribbon for all your craft hobbies and packaging come and see the amazing offers home of THE bow maker from craft TV
Felt Sew Creative
Leanne specializes in felting and textile workshops along with my own unique felt and textile designs, all handmade in Devon. If you are looking for something a bit different to make a bold statement (or a subtle one!) please come and visit!
Felt Sew Somerset
Tracey is a dedicated felt and textile artist specializing in handcrafted felt, embroidery and dyeing techniques. Often combining these techniques together to create unique items of art. Which include wearables, gifts, pictorial art and items for the home.
On display will be various examples of her work, felting kits to purchase, and details of locally held workshops.
We are a family run business based in Somerset where we farm sheep and pigs. All our products are handmade to our high standards. We came up with "fluff grip" which helps stick wool to wire armature.
Forever Living Products began its operations in the UK in 1992 and has grown from nothing to being the largest provider of aloe vera products in the UK in a very short period of time. Early in 1994, the Company moved to prestigious Longbridge Manor in Warwick as its UK headquarters.
Michelle creates fantastic, realistic needle felt sculptures. Visit her stand to see see these beautiful creations and get some tips on how to make your own
Glass Garden Studio
We are a family oriented business and very much work as a team to make learning, working and creating with glass an enjoyable experience for everyone - no matter what level of experience. From absolute beginners to the more experienced artist looking for something a little different in the Arts & Crafts field, we aim to give you a better understanding of working with this vibrant medium.
We are a family business designing and manufacturing 95% of our own products in the UK, we have been operational for 18 years, originally located in the United States of America, we set up operations in the UK in 2010. We use high speed Laser Cutting Machines to create the Stencils and Embellishments as well as our spectacular Glitter and Satin Paste which can be multitude of different surfaces, dries in minutes and is water resistant when fully dry, so can be used on Fabrics and Glass as well as Papercraft materials, plastics and wood.
Guild Of Machine Knitters
The Guild of Machine Knitters is run by machine knitters for machine knitters on a totally voluntary basis. Our aims are geared towards the short, medium and long term promotion of machine knitting as a craft for the benefit of all individual knitters, clubs, professional designers, manufacturers and suppliers
We are a family run craft and hobby business based in Welham Green, Hertfordshire. At Harvey Hobbies we do our best to find the newest and most exciting products and bring them to the online market. One of our most popular products is the amazing GYRO-CUT, precision paper-cutting craft tool. This was one of my grandfathers inventions, who also designed the very successful POLYDRON construction toy. The idea was to produce a tool to easily cut paper which was safe to use in a classroom environment. Unlike other craft knives, the patented GYRO-CUT rotating blade will not readily cut skin in normal use.
The ultimate traditional sweet shop!! Visit him for tasty treats
We offer a large range of Craft Dies, Stamps and Paper crafting supplies but also Jigsaw Puzzles, modern Board Games, Soft Toys and a few other bits we think our customers would like. We aim to offer very competitive prices on all the latest products, and have the most extensive range of Craft Dies in the UK. HixxySoft are members of the Craft and Hobby Association, have many happy customers on Facebook and are always on the lookout for the products we believe our customers will want.
House of Zandra
We provide our very own range of felt softies, felt patterns and felt materials, visit our stand to find supply all your felt crafting!
We are a family owned business with an extensive range of sewing machines and accessories and a wide selection of fabrics.
Jan is a textile designer/maker living and working in Devon. Her lifelong addiction to textiles means she now works full-time as a textile artist and tutor. The inspiration for my textiles comes mainly from natural forms and textures. From the tiniest of seeds to a stretch of landscape: colour and texture can be seen all around, often in unexpected combinations. Jan will be running classes and give advice on her stand throughout the show.
Jane will be displaying her land and seascapes in the Mendip Hall. Jane's designs are made out of organza and sheer silk
Jayne is an artist, designer and lecturer who will be displaying her lovely, colourful creations in the Mendip Hall
J. J. D. Cards "Designed To Be Different" Card Making & Craft Supplies High-Quality Products At An Affordable Price.... Including Britannia Dies, Hunkydory, Kanban & Many More Strikingly Different Products! Come & see our amazing 2017 'New Product Launch'
Talented artist/designer, maker and tutor, Joan specialises in needle felting. She is Devon based artist/designer maker and tutor who works in many different media. I am inspired by my faith and by the wonderful creation that surrounds me. I hope you enjoy taking a look at a selection of the pieces and services I can provide.
Kallosphere Creative LTD
Kallosphere is a family run business that makes and designs acrylic templates for applique, card making, quilting and more. Our library of designs covers a wide range of shapes from hexagons to sheep and chickens! We also take commissions for bespoke templates, please email for more information.
Kate is a talented quilter who creates quilts based on her memories or significant events, each piece tells a story.
Kazie's Magical Designs
am an avid crafter I love all crafts I started sewing when my children were small making clothes and dressing-up clothes , I then got into jewelery making about 4 years ago. So now I make jewellery sew and paint with wax which I then mount into different items including cards
Lacey May's Haberdashery
We stock a wide range of Haberdashery, tools and accessories that are often difficult to find elsewhere.
M Rosenberg and Son
A small family run business with a big passion for quality dress fabrics. Welcome to M Rosenberg & Son where over 60 years of experience has been pasted down from generation to generation. Our journey began with a different market, on a different day, 7 days a week with my Grandparents. Hardworking, knowledgeable and a love for dress fabrics drove my Grandparents to succeed in the world of colour, texture and design. With fabric in our blood my father Geoff quickly caught on to the fabric trade and made his mark working village halls and exhibitions. Come visit our stall for expert advice and supplies
Make It Paisley
Make It Paisley is run by Melanie and Natalie, a mother and daughter partnership.
Marbling 4 Fun
Marbling is a mesmerizing, memorable and rewarding experience for teachers and pupils alike. Join Craig as he demonstrates the amazing craft of marbling.
Margaret Beal was the first to perfect the use of a soldering-iron for fine cut-work on synthetic fabrics. This fine tipped soldering is perfect for cutting, marking and fusing. Can also be used with metal stencils.
Melanie Deegan Sculptures
Sculptures have always interested me and whenever possible I take the opportunity to visit exhibitions of traditional and contemporary work. It is always fascinating to see how different artists interpret the same subject and the diverse range of materials that can be used to produce a sculpture.
Moira C on TV
Our company is a family affair and as such we give old fashioned service and attention at all times. All our Scarflaces are backed by the Moira C guarantee and they are actually made here in the UK in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Our mission statement To be friendly and informative, giving our customers the very best service they deserve.
Offering a massive choice of kits as well as showing you how to do this addictive craft. "You will get a chance on stand to have a go and It usually takes only one or two attempts to successfully place the first pixel - it is very easy."
Once Upon A Time
Come and visit our stand where you will find Stamps, Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Beading products, Jewellery, Gifts and Greeting Cards.
At Papercraft Inspiration we sell a wide range of craft supplies including scrapbooking products, stamps, dies and embossing folders as well as an extensive range of embellishments to decorate and enhance any papercraft project. We stock some of the leading brands, including: Scrapberry, Tattered Lace, Swett Dixie, Paperhouse Productions, Bo Bunny, Hunkydory and Kaisercraft to name but a few.
We are a hobby craft company based in the UK and have been established for over 21 years. We started out by designing a range of kits that are created by pinning different types of components such as Sequins, Beads, Ribbons, Braids etc to a variety of polystyrene shapes. Over the years we have developed an extensive range of kits that continue to provide a great source of enjoyment for crafters everywhere.
Angela designs bespoke cards and other crafts. She has fantastic, unique products, come and check out her stand
Project Linus UK is a volunteer organisation. We aim to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and teenagers through the provision of new home made patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets, and give volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their local community.
Purple Valley Designs
Purple Valley specialises in British and international designer yarns, sock yarn from Opal and Grundl, knitting and crochet patterns, stunning crafty books from Searchpress and beautiful cross stitch kits.
I am a North Devon Rag Rugging and Embroidery textile designer and teacher. I teach for Denman College, Oxford and numerous workshop for the National Trust along with my Embroidery group in Barnstaple. My work is inspired by the landscapes, particularity of Scotland, in both my Rag Rugs and Embroideries. I have designed and market a number of rag rug kits including my "little animal kits". I also teach and stock Rowandean Embroidery Kits [as seen on Hochandra] along with many of them completed for you to see. In my rag rugging workshop you will be able make in between 10-20 minutes a "sari silk corsage with bling" [various colours available] or one of my many little animals including the new Polar Bear, Rabbit, Bee and Octopus. Cost three pound per item. If there is a seat available you can join, no need to book! I look forward to seeing you.
Rebecca is a fiber artist who specializes in free motion embroidery and applique to create her intricate work. She will be displaying her beautiful creations in the Mendip Hall.
Rosemary makes beautiful, intricate quilts. Come and have a look at her wonderful display.
The lovely Rosemary will be displaying her wonderful quilts int he Mendip Hall. Rosie is an expert quilter and will be more than happy to answer any questions or queries you may have with your own work.
We sell 100% cotton fabric, batting, thread and various tools and equipment for quilting and more. Visit our stand to find your perfect fabric!
At Sewing sanctuary, we sell a huge range of fabrics from all over the world of the highest quality. We also sell sewing products, tools and accessories that are made to last as you make your own fantastic creations.
We create uniquely designed fabrics, cards and paper for all occasions, inspired by the South West.
Singer Outside Events
Visit our stand to see the latest Singer Sewing machine range. We offer expert advice and give you a chance to try before you buy.
Nestled within beautiful North Wales amidst the fresh sea air and flowing water, the Snowdonia Cheese Company was established in 2001, with the aim of creating a new and premium product, a luxury range of cheeses. We nurture cheese brought down from the valley, and with the finest ingredients and care, we produce our range of delicious award-winning truckles. Please visit us on stand to try and see some of our truly tasty cheese!
The lovely Somerton Quilters will be displaying their most prized pieces made member of their group in the Mendip Hall.
South West Quilters
We are an organization covering the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset, bringing together like minded people with a love of sewing.
We design and manufacture, in house, our own storage units. These are the Really Useful Box Storage Units and the Fold-away range. We are also recognized as the manufacturer of the Best Craft Organizer cabinets for the UK and Europe.We have a large range of boxes, bags and furniture for crafts (scrapbooking, cards, beads, sewing, etc), and also the office and home office. Please visit us on our stand to see our products and range
Tatting & Design
We sell all kinds of threads suitable for lace making, tatting, crochet, embroidery and other hand crafts. We also have a large selection of shuttles, needles, pattern books and accessories for tatting. Workshops for learning to needle tat or shuttle tat will be available on our stand.
The Craft Studio
"Learn the art of craft" is it's mission - by creating a positive, friendly and supportive environment we aim to provide children and people with the right setting in which to learn by doing. We aim to create a crafting community where people can share their ideas and skills, gain confidence through exploring and learning together.
The Crafty Little Corner
If you fancy having a go with Powertex's fabric hardener and textile hardener come along to Shell's workshops running all day.
The Dogs Trust
The Dogs Trust is an animal welfare charity concerning the well being of dogs. Come and visit our stand to show support for man's best friend.
The Embroiderers Guild
Our Vision is that the Guild is recognised and valued as a central educational and inspirational resource - a hub for all who are attracted to or experienced in embroidery/stitch, textiles, and related arts and crafts.
Come along and meet The Makerss, Sophie and Steffi, authors of Making Needle Felted Animals, on their stand . See the displays of life-size needle felted animals including Reece the lamb, Ginger the chicken with her chicks, and our tribute to Wind in the Willows, as well as a giant butterfly! You can also learn a new skill on one of our workshops, have a stab on our fun group picture, find colourful wool batts, needle felting supplies, kits, and our signed book Making Needle Felted Animals.
The Thursday Girls
The Thursday Girls are a local group that make and display Quilts and other Textile products.
Totally Buttons stocks over 3700 different buttons of all shapes and sizes. Whether you are an individual looking for crafting supplies, a tailor looking to match buttons for a garment or professional designer, looking for unique buttons for creations we stock thousands of beautiful and practical buttons in our UK warehouse and ship worldwide.
UK Quilters United
The UK Quilters united are a group of quilters attempting to promote quilting across the UK and the world. Come and visit them to join their group and get tips from some fantastic, passionate experts.
Suzanne creates Nuno Scarves using local fleece, from sheep grazed on the hills surrounding her home and from the finest Merino fleece. Silk is used to produce a fabric incorporating natural dyes from local woods and her garden, to create designs inspired from nature. Imported dyes from traditional sources also achieve a colour palette to work from.
West Country Embroiderers
West Country Embroiderers was founded in 1973 with the aim of promoting and encouraging the skill of embroidery to all levels of ability. Today we have almost 1000 members from an area covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire and encompassing all manner of textiles and needlecrafts. Please come to our stand where you will be able to see our amazing embroidery gallery as well as being able to find out more about us
We are a group of people of varied skill and experience who enjoy quilting.
For over 15 years we have been providing training courses at Westpoint Forge for absolute beginners, the hobbyist , the professionals, or those wanting to take it up as a career. We are at the show every day, so drop in and say hello.
Whotz Hot LTD
Established over 20 years ago, Whotz Hot have gone from strength to strength selling quirky and innovative goods for the home, garden and garage at shows and exhibitions around the country, and on both the Ideal World and Hochanda shopping channels This year we shall again be offering our folding fruit bowls that proved so popular last year, alongside a small selection of our gardening tools.
We are members of the Wincanton lace making guild. Come and ask us if you have any questions about lace and view our wonderful display.
WWF is the world's leading independent conservation organisation.