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Festival of Quilts: Plan Your Day

Festival of Quilts 2017 : Plan Your Day

Thursday 10th August – Sunday 13th August

Lady Sew and Sew Stands, E9 and F11

(Updates Daily. Check out our Facebook page to see preparations!)

We have got a lot going on, on the Lady Sew and Sew stands this year, with celebrity appearances, book signing, designers, demonstrations and expert wadding advice from the manufacturers themselves. Make sure to plan your days so that you don’t miss out!

And, if you’re not going to the Show, don’t worry, all of our offers are available on-line and in-store too.




We are honoured to be accompanied by 3 great designers on our stands at Festival of Quilts this year; Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably and Anna Maria Horner.



Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably: Book Signings with Lady Sew and Sew

Meet Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably, for Book Signing at the following times:


Stand no. F11 Stand no. M1
Thursday 1.30 – 2.00 pm 3.00 – 3.30 pm
Friday 10.30 – 11.30 am 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Saturday 10.30 – 11.30 am 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Sunday Catch a Glimpse!


Kaffe and Brandon Book Signing QuiltsinIreland Sew-Artisan-book

Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably, for the first time, will be with us on our dedicated Kaffe Fassett Collective stand, F11. Have a chat, see the very quilts from Kaffe’s brand new books, Quilts in Ireland, being launched at the Show, and Sew Artisan. You can’t help but marvel at the gorgeous designs. Lady Sew and Sew has the largest selection of Kaffe Fassett Collective designs in the UK, so we are told, Europe as well, with well over 1000 designs to choose from, many of which will be at the Show.

We have quilts kits available, and are offering £10 off rrp of the book “Quilts in Ireland”, when purchasing the any of our featured quilts from Quilts in Ireland. Limited time offer.

Pre-order for collection, now to avoid disappointment.

In addition, we will have have our favorite quilts from previous books, and the full set of Kaffe’s current books for you to peruse and ask Kaffe to sign.

Check out the Kaffe Fassett New Artisan Collection, literally “hot off the printing looms”! They have just arrived and they are stunning.

Our favourite quilt using the Artisan Collection is Stripes Galore. It’s colourful but simple.

£95, including instructions


 Check out the Quilts here

Anna Maria Horner

 Meet Anna Maria Horner, American designer for FreeSpirit Fabrics, for inspiration, design chat and advice at the following times:

Stand no. F11 Stand no. M1
Thursday 2.00 – 3.00 pm 3.30 – 5.30 pm
Friday 2.00 – 3.00 pm 3.30 – 5.30 pm
Saturday 3.00 – 4.00 pm tbc
Sunday tbc



Meet the lovely Team from Vlieseline (Vilene)


Meet the lovely team from Vlieseline who will be showing you how to create fabulous effects using simple techniques.

We’ve got some super offers, including boxes of bond-a-web (30m) for just £65. Offers are available on-line as well as at the show.

Demonstrations will be on our stand, E9, at the following times:

Stand no. E9
Thursday 11.00 – 12.00pm
Friday 11.30 – 12.30pm
Saturday 3.00 pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 11.30 – 12.30pm

Here is Kim demonstrating, to give you a taster…



Lady Sew and Sew has the largest selection of Wadding in the UK, for all of your quilting needs. Visit our stand, E9 where the Lady Sew and Sew Team will be happy to advise you on the correct wadding to use for your projects, as well as offering great deals on rolls of waddingpacks and by the metre.


On Saturday morning at 11.30am, we welcome Stephanie Hackney, Marketing Director of Hobbs USA.

Stephanie will be presenting “Batting – What’s inside Matters” followed by a Q&A session on all your wadding queries. PLUS they’ll be some wadding giveaways!

So be sure to come along! Stand E9 11.30am – 12.30pm



And, remember, we have Vanessa, Queen of Wadding available to help you throughout the Show!





The Very Latest from Sizzix


We have the very latest dies from Sizzix, including my favorite, the Gnome. It’s gorgeous! (Just £12.95)




We have inspiring projects to go with many of the dies that are hard to resist!


The Lady Sew and Sew Team will be on hand all day. Ask for a Sizzix demonstration anytime.


And, if all this wasn’t enough, we have simply hundreds of fabrics; the full collection of Spraytime, the latest fabric collections and some super bargains!