Fashion & Embroidery
INCLUDING FREE ENTRY TO
SEWING FOR PLEASURE AND THE CREATIVE CRAFT SHOW
15-18 March 2018 · NEC · Birmingham
Opening times To be announced
Fashion & Embroidery is the definitive showcase for anyone passionate about embroidery and textile art. Find a wealth of exciting materials, threads and embellishments all under one roof, and enjoy an array of astounding exhibitions. Learn about courses, take part in a workshop; pick up tips from one of the many textile artists or take your seat for one of our exciting catwalk shows.
ADULTS £12.00 SENIORS £11.00
At the show
Does your school or college have budding fashion designers? Are your students interested fashion design? Don’t miss our latest schools competition. This year’s theme is Design for a Sustainable Future, looking at how designers and makers are trailblazing the use of recycled and ecologically sourced materials. Entrants must produce three A3 mood boards on a garment or outfit using reclaimed fabrics, unloved garments and found trimmings. Ten finalists will create their pieces to be judged on the catwalk at Fashion & Embroidery 2018 (Friday 16 March – NEC, Birmingham). Finalists will be notified by 12th February, giving four weeks for garment production.
MADEIRA COMPETITION 2018
Glimpses of the Movies
This year we are challenging you to create an embroidered piece of work inspired by the movies – Capture a kiss in classic black and white a’ la Casablanca or an explosion of light and colour in a moment inspired by Star Wars or Blade Runner. Recreate a childhood favourite or an unforgettable frame. There’s no end to what you can create – show us your Glimpse of the Movies in a beautifully embroidered piece that could WIN one of our fabulous prizes!
Are your students budding fashion designers or up-cyclers? Don’t miss the last chance to enter the Fashion & Embroidery schools competition. This year’s theme is Design for a Sustainable Future, looking at how designers and makers are trailblazing the use of recycled and ecologically sourced materials. Ten finalists will be selected to create their pieces to be judged in a catwalk show at Fashion & Embroidery 2018 (Friday 16 March – NEC, Birmingham). Finalists will be notified by 12th February, giving four weeks for garment production. Mood board entries must be received by 9th February 2018.
'Make & Take' Workshops
Get hands-on at a Make & Take or workshop and create your own crafty masterpiece!
There’s a wide range of creative crafts to try, with lots of help and encouragement from the experts.
Workshops can only be booked at the show – on the day you attend visit the stand number of the workshop you wish to book.
Sorry, workshop details are not yet available.
Stalls & Shopping
Browse aisle and aisles of stalls and stands packed with brand-new crafting innovations, classic tools and products and accessories in every colour of the rainbow!
With experts manning each stall – you’ll be sure to find exactly what you need!
NEC, Birmingham · B40 1NT
Birmingham International Station is within the NEC complex and gives easy access to the show.
The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted.
Resorts World Birmingham is now open and offers the perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at the show at the restaurants, shops and spa available within the complex.
25% off train travel with Virgin trains.
As part of our relationship with Virgin Trains our exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to the show. The offer is applicable on advance virgin train west coast main line routes/tickets only. Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.
Your ticket to Fashion & Embroidery includes FREE ENTRY to The Creative Craft Show and Sewing for Pleasure at the same venue and dates, featuring all these and more…