The Product Stage

Our Product Stage was the perfect place to witness sewing machines, tools and products in all of their glory at our product stage. Our experts showed you how to get the most out of machines and tools (or perhaps those that have been on your wish list!).

Witness sewing machines, tools and products in all of their glory at our product stage. This is a great way to for the experts to show you how to get the most out of machines and tools (or perhaps those that are on your wish list!).

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Product Stage Highlights...

On Thursday 7th and Friday 8th October, Marent Crafts sponsored the K&S products stage with expert crafters Sasha Knott-Fancy and Sharron Belcher. They taught key Jelly Roll rug techniques and patterns, how to use Bosal single sided fusible foam, a Prym products Show and tell, plus more! 

Saturday & Sunday

Kerry Lord - TOFT

Kerry Lord, the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand, and best-selling author of the Edward’s Menagerie series of crochet books with returned to K&S once again!

‘Learn to Crochet Animals’ with a mini book! '

12:30pm

Edward’s Menagerie mini books are a brilliant way to learn to crochet with 25 animal projects from the most simple through to more advanced unusual designs. With step-by-step illustrations to teach you all the techniques, you’ll learn something new with every turn of the page. Choose from OCEAN, WILD, FARM or PETS and start your crochet journey! 

'Advanced Techniques: Halloween Houseplant Special! '

3:30pm

Lindsey Newns - Lottie & Albert

11:00am & 2:00pm

Lindsey Newns is the face behind the modern crochet brand Lottie & Albert. A designer of popular crochet patterns, Lindsey shares her tutorials and makes on Instagram and YouTube to over 40,000 followers.

Alongside designing her own patterns, Lindsey has worked in publishing for over 10 years, most notably as the commissioning editor for creative crafts magazine, Mollie Makes. Lindsey has appeared as a guest judge on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Christmas TV show in the UK. She also runs a monthly crochet subscription box, Curate Crochet Box. She lives in the Cotswolds with 1 husband, 3 children and an uncountable number of balls of yarn.

Lindsey had all 15 project samples from her book, Modern Crochet Style, which included a variety of techniques from filet crochet to a wide variety of yarns including raffia, t-shirt yarn, super chunky and macrame. 

Lindsey spoke about her book, various projects and will also had a feature on how to choose yarns for a project, using the projects from her book to demonstrate.