Creative Stitches and Crafting Alive Show Coming Up Fast!

Western Canada’s #1 sewing and crafting events showcasing, sewing, scrapbooking, quilting, knitting, needlework, fibre arts, beading and paper crafting, with hands on classes, educational seminars & free stage shows. Once a year, all under one roof!

Feature Classes with Ron Collins and Kathryn Brown. Witness nimble fingers and creative talents…

Ron Collins
Designer, speaker and teacher, Ron Collins is Canada’s best known sewing personality. He has inspired audiences with appearances on HGTV, Sew Perfect, Life Network, CTV, and featured in Vogue magazine. Ron and Sandra Betzina from Power Sewing together have produced twelve DVD’s, along with a double DVD on “Tailored Jackets” that will released late 2014. along with an on-line TV show that debuted in January 2009 with over 170 shows that have been aired with great reviews.

Kathryn Brown
As a sewer who has had needle and thread in hand since age seven, Kathryn has sewn clothing and quilted all of her life. When her family had grown she began to discover the frustration of sewing patterns not fitting well any more. Clothing in stores, too, wasn’t fitting well. For the last fourteen years, she has travelled North America learning from many sewing teachers.
Exhibitors include:

• Over 70 different seminars and workshops each day involving creative design, knitting, sewing, quilting, scrapbooking

• Linda MacPhee’s Fashion Stage with her Fashion Show 2014 and fabulous classes

• The Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival is back under the same roof this year. Check out classes from Christy Riopel, Kelly Kapstein, Cathie Allan, Allison Orthner and Emma Lou Beechy

• Quilts of Valour – Quilt Challenge to provide Quilts for injured military personnel

• Canada Sews presents Banners of Hope, are small fabric based banners featuring inspirational messages for display in hospitals, shelters and charity locations to greet the public in times of personal challenge.

• Yarn Tasting – sample yummy new yarn from Red Heart, Schachenmayr, James C. Brett and Rowan!

• Door prize draws, kits, notions, buttons and the largest variety of crafting and sewing supplies seen! The newest technology and trends in sewing, quilting, scrapbooking and more!

Edmonton – September 12-13, 2014
Millenium Place, Sherwood Park
Friday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm

Calgary – September 26-27, 2014
Spruce Meadows Equiplex
Friday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm

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