If you came to last year’s show you will not have forgotten the fabulous food we had on offer. 2017 is even better! Coffee on the Hoof We sell directly traded coffee from a Staffordshire Roaster, Fairtrade teas and hot chocolate and I bake my own cakes including some made with gluten and wheat free […]

Food and Drink

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Traders 2017 Here is a list of traders who will be at the 2017 show. If you know of a high quality trader which you would like to see at our shows, please let us know. TOFT UK Luxury British yarns, and accessories with exclusive knitting and crochet patterns. Home of the Edward’s Menagerie crochet […]

Traders 2017

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TRADERS SIGN-UP HERE The Big Textile Show New Dates: Saturday 28th (10AM-5PM) and Sunday 29th (10AM-4PM) OCTOBER 2017 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 the […]

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Tickets & Workshops Online ticket sales are now OPEN for 2017. Entry Tickets (and Workshops – if any are left) will also be available on the door. Workshops will sell out quickly – please book early to avoid disappointment. You will need to purchase an entry ticket to take part in a workshop. Please bring your receipt with you. […]

Tickets & Workshops

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 […]

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Demonstrations Sandra Jenkins Creative Textiles Demonstrating the use of the Embellishing Machine to ‘paint’ with a range of coloured fleece.  


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

Exhibitors at the 2017 show Project Linus Project Linus UK is a national organisation whose volunteers make brand new patchwork quilts for children ‘in need of a hug’.  These children can be in hospices, hospitals, be homeless, looked after or just going through a tough time.  Here in Leicestershire we deliver over 300 quilts each […]

Exhibitors 2017

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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Here is a list of traders who were at the 2016 show. Please click here for the traders at the 2017 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 […]

Traders from 2016