Leeicester Racecourse
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October The KUBE Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL Opening Times: Saturday 29 (10:00-17:00) and Sunday 30 (10:00-16:00) October 2016 Some workshops will be held in the Boxes overlooking the racecourse!

NEW Venue and Dates!

Traders for 2015
Here is a list of traders at the 2016 show. If you know of a high quality trader which you would like to see at our shows, please let us know. The Silk Route Luscious silks in beautiful colours Online shopping with fast mail-order, Trading for 25 years. www.thesilkroute.co.uk Parvabrook Rare Breeds Fleeces, tops and […]

Traders for 2016

tickets workshops
Tickets & Workshops Online ticket sales are now OPEN for 2016. Entry Tickets (and Workshops – if any are left) will also be available on the door. Workshops are selling FAST – please book now to avoid disappointment You will need to purchase an entry ticket to take part in a workshop Entry is £9.00 Adult £5.00 Student, £1.00 […]

Tickets & Workshops

Attendee Research Survey Please help us and a local MA Textiles student in his research by completing this online survey. All participants will be entered into a draw to win a £10 Amazon Gift Voucher. Survey Link

Attendee Research Survey

NINETEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN’S FASHION Felicity J. Warnes Sample images from 4 pages SPECIFICATIONS ISBN: 978-0-7643-5013-9 Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ Pages: 400 Images: 372 colour images Binding: hard cover Price: £29.50 Unique visual record of nineteenth-century women’s fashion as seen through original, hand-coloured fashion plates Contains many fashion illustrations not seen in the public domain for […]

New Book from Felicity Warnes

Vintage circular knitting machines, can (still) make socks, hand warmers, scarves and much more despite being nearly one hundred years old. A feat of English workmanship. See it in operation and have a go…

Vintage Circular Knitting Machine Demo

Silk shell & starfish
Lutterworth Embroiderers’ Guild Lutterworth EG is one of several Embroiderers’ Guild Branches in the region.   Our Members are very versatile and produce a wide variety of new work each year.   In 2016 forty-five Members accepted the challenge to work on a group project whilst its subject remained a secret!   This work will be unveiled at […]


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TRADERS SIGN-UP HERE The Big Textile Show New Dates: Saturday 29th (10AM-5PM) and Sunday 30th (10AM-4PM) OCTOBER 2016 New Venue: Leicester Racecourse | KUBE Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL The show will cater for all textile mediums and we aim to appeal to all those interested in textile crafts. There is a large, bright area for […]

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Please click here for a video of the 2015 show Thanks to Harvey Beardsell for the video Please click here for Show Photos Thanks to Katie Siddons for the photos

Video and Photos – 2015

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french face
Latest project – French Knitting kit Purchased from L’aguille-en-Fete in Paris. Tres difficile! More kits at http://www.elletricote.com/ In February every year, the French hold a major textile fair in Paris ‘L’aguille-en-fete’ or needle party, can you compare it to the knit and stitch show? In some ways obviously yes, the traders are there but this […]

Visit to L’aguille-en-Fete

The 2016 show is coming soon! Please download our show poster/flyer from here and put it somewhere visible so that others can find out about this great event. Please download: Show Poster See you on Saturday and Sunday 29th/30th October! With very best wishes, Jenny

Show Poster – please download

Great Reviews! 2015 Leicestershire Quilters: …we are keen to support the show, which gives us such a good opportunity for textiles enthusiasts to share and learn, and of course, shop! Many people who don’t venture to the NEC or further afield have the chance to experience new things and also show their work in a […]

Great reviews!