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The Knitting & Stitching Show 2018

Lady Sew and Sew at The Knitting & Stitching Show 2018

Thursday 11th October – Sunday 14th October

Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY


The Knitting & Stitching show is the largest craft and textiles event in the UK.

Join the Lady Sew and Sew Team on Stand G17 (Main Hall) for fabrics, wadding  and Vilene/ Vlieseline products – find out more here 


Join the Lady Sew and Sew Team and Rowan Yarns on Stand TGD52 (Textile Gallery) for the latest Rowan publications and yarns.
Meet Rowan designers who will be on the stand book signing and offering advice for your latest projects.

This year, Rowan celebrates 40 years of yarn. Join us on the stand for a gorgeous inspirations. Check out our video below by clicking here.



Meet the Rowan Designers on the following days.

Dee Hardwicke: Thursday & Friday



Artist and designer Dee Hardwicke finds endless inspiration in the natural world and is renowned for her beautiful ceramics, stationery and knits. Now Dee’s latest book, Colourwork Knits, features her first knitwear collection, with stunning designs inspired by nature.

See Dee’s books here.


Lisa Richardson: Thursday and Friday morning



Knitting and crochet designer Lisa Richardson was our special guest at our recent Rowan Yarns launch. She joined Rowan in 2003, and, after years in many different roles and tasks as part of the design process, is now a celebrated and well established designer in her own right. Inspired by shape and texture, Lisa’s designs showcase interesting stitch details, unique garment structure and stylish techniques with a classically understated, yet innovative brilliance which is reflected in her global status.


See her books here.


Arne & Carlos: Friday and Saturday morning




ARNE & CARLOS are highly regarded designers, textile artists and authors. They are best known for their craft books and their original, colourful and visually striking designs. Their work is highly influenced by their Scandinavian background and their everyday life in rural Norway. ARNE & CARLOS have collaborated with many prestigious international brands, and today they design for and work closely with Rowan, Shachenmayr and Regia yarns. Their latest book is  New Nordic.


Martin Storey: Saturday & Sunday



Martin Storey was born in Hull, and was taught to knit as a small child by an inspirational primary school teacher who saw nothing unusual in teaching needlecrafts to boys and girls alike. He has been working with Rowan for many years, and is now one of the company’s lead designers, with work spanning everything from knits for men and women to his own range of home designs.

See all of Martin’s books here.



Meet the Ambassadors of Vilene

Jenniffer Taylor, presenter on Craft & Create and author of “Girl With A Sewing Machine”, will be on hand showing you how to use the Vilene products to their very best advantage. She will be signing copies of her book on the stand (G23) throughout the 4 days of the show. She will be joined by Brenda Killigrew, Director and lecturer in fashion and tailoring at the Inkburrow Design Centre, and Sharron Belcher (Vilene). Between these three lovely ladies they should be able to answer all of your Vilene with Sewing questions!

We will have the pretty much the full range of Vilene products available, as well as the newly launched Stretch-fix. Stretch-fix is bond-a-web for stretch fabrics. Love it!

See the latest Sizzix dies on our stand.

Meet Luna Lapin’s New Friends

Look what has newly arrived at Lady Sew and Sew…It’s Sarah Peel’s brand new book, Luna Lapin and Friends. We loved her first book, and now she has brought us a brand new wardrobe for Luna, as well as lots of friends to invite to the party! Love it, love it, love it!

Luna Lapin's Friends

The book is £15.99. We have packs for her, and her wardrobe and fabric packs for her friend, Mr Fox, at the show too.

AND, as well as Luna we some some surprise guests!

 Kaffe Fassett

See Kaffe’s latest book, Quilts in America, with a great offer of 10% off the book & £5 off all Quilts in America Kits

We have all of the quilt kits available

Don’t miss our famous Quilter’s Calico

Huge Range of Extra Wide Fabrics

We have one of the largest selections of extra wide fabrics in the UK. We added more, and they are super buys!

Check out our extra wide remnants section for even more reductions.