Learn from the experts in these free daily sessions – retailers will share great tips and the latest techniques in these sessions open to all show visitors. The program runs daily. No bookings required. Craft Conversations run for 30 minutes unless indicated.

11am Flower Power. Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork, Stand A02.
Wool felt appliqué is the buzz word on everyone’s lips. Flowers are the fundamental feature of many wool felt projects, and Gai will demonstrate the techniques used to construct flower elements and the stitches used in the construction and embellishment of the wool felt shapes. Guidance will also be provided on the wool felt, needles and threads to use in your project. A free starter pattern will be provided in the class.

12noon (1hour) See and Touch What’s New in Cardmaking. Debra Van Der Meulen, Cardmaking. net, Stand B02.
Be inspired. Learn hints and tips to make beautiful handmade cards with a professional finish, with our latest products

1.30pm Machine Quilting with Rulers on a Domestic Machine. Gai Taylor, Just Patchwork, Stand A02.
Quilt beautiful straight lines like a professional! Learn quilting fundamentals – and see how easy it is to get started on quilting your own quilt. Gai will demonstrate machine quilting with rulers on a domestic sewing machine. The ruler feet you’ll see can be used on any sewing machine models, and a wide variety of rulers will be demonstrated too.