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Top Tips for the Creative Craft show in Exeter

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Top Tips for the Creative Craft show in Exeter

The Creative Craft Show takes place at the Westpoint Centre in Exeter from 27th – 30th September. WHAT IS THE CREATIVE CRAFT SHOW? The event is one of Fabrics Galore’s favourite UK craft shows with its eclectic mix of stitchers, hobbyists and crafters all providing fantastic inspiration for die-hard crafters and those taking up dressmaking or patchwork quilting for the first time. As well as over a hundred and fifty exhibitors’ stands there will be workshops and talks throughout the four days and plenty of opportunity to try your hand at a new creative hobby. OUR TOP TIPS FOR THE...

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Thanks For Coming To See Us At The Handmade Fair At Hampton Court

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Thanks For Coming To See Us At The Handmade Fair At Hampton Court

Well we have just about recovered from our very busy weekend at the Handmade Fair, the van is mostly unloaded and the shop doesn’t look too chaotic either. We have just about caught up with all the online orders now too, and are ready for another action packed week in the shop. Thank you to everyone who came to see us, and braved the slightly chillier mornings that changed into lovely warm afternoons. It was lovely to see so many familiar faces and meet a few new ones. It looked as if everyone was having a great time learning new...

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Kirstie Allsopp Presents the Handmade Fair at Hampton Court

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Kirstie Allsopp Presents the Handmade Fair at Hampton Court

After a few weeks off from the shows, we are now preparing for Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair at Hampton Court which takes place from September 14th to 16th. This is one of our more local shows in such beautiful surroundings, it’s the ideal way to round off the summer. WHAT IS THE KIRSTIE ALLSOPP HANDMADE FAIR? The Handmade Fair started five years ago, and Fabrics Galore have been there every year. It brings together many of our favourite things; fabric, crafting, food and gifts with a lot of inspiration all on the Green of Hampton Court Palace. WHERE CAN I...

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The Festival of Quilts Show

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The Festival of Quilts Show

THE FESTIVAL OF QUILTS SHOW 2018 - Stand B27 We are getting ourselves ready for the Festival of Quilts show which will be at the NEC in Birmingham from the 9-12th August. This one of our biggest shows of the year and we have spent the last few months sourcing beautiful fabrics to inspire your next sewing project. For anyone who hasn’t visited the show before it’s an absolute must. We’ve been exhibiting since it’s inception in 2003 and it’s become the largest patchwork event in Europe with over 24,000 visitors each year. We love greeting old customers and meeting...

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10 Things You Need to Know about Frida Kahlo

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10 Things You Need to Know about Frida Kahlo

 

Frida Kahlo’s image is now so well-known and has infiltrated our everyday, its seen on everything from fridge magnets to our own Alexander Henry fabrics. So, let’s revel in this Frida Kahlo moment, and her influence as a style icon, an artist and a feminist and get creative.

 

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