The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

London is currently going crazy for craft, and here’s where to soak up skills in everything from dressmaking, knitting, sewing and quilting to crochet, cross stitch, embroidery and textile art.
More than 200 exhibitors will be selling everything from stunning fabrics, wools and threads, through to sewing machines, patterns and books, and there will be a wealth of practical workshops and demos.

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“We now often have three generations of Londoners coming to these events together,” said director Helen Marriott, “daughters, mums and grannies. And there’s a massive surge of men, both as exhibitors and visitors. We call it the homemade revolution.”
 
Readers ticket offer: two adult tickets for just £12.50. Quote ES1 when booking (plus 95p booking fee). Offer ends 12 March.
 
  • March 13–16 at Olympia Central, Hammersmith Road, W14 (0844 848 0159; theknittingandstitchingshow.com/spring)
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