The Innovation Station is back for it’s second year at The Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace.

At the stage you will find a platform where you can see the latest craft products being demonstrated live. It gives you the chance to ask questions about these products and speak directly to the maker.

Thursday 10th October – Prym

Time Sponsor  Demonstrator Title 
10.30 – 11.15 Prym Claire Louise Hardie Dressmaking essentials
Claire Louise Hardie aka The Thrifty Stitcher & Former Sewing producer for The Great British Sewing Bee, will demystify the humble tracing wheel and other essential tools for DIY dressmaking.
11.45 – 12.30 Prym Charlotte Newland Jean Genius:- Essential skills for jeans making
Charlotte Newland, winner of Great British Sewing Bee 2016 and jean making queen, will demystify the hardware and tools for making jeans
13.00 – 13.45 Prym The Art of Visible mending
REDUCE! REUSE! RECYCLE! ♻️
Learn the art of visible mending and discover the Zen of Japanese Boro : Needle felting and darning
14.15 – 15.00 Prym Tips and tricks for freezer paper
Learn some surprising ways freezer paper can improve your sewing!
15.30 – 16.15 Prym Charlotte Newland Comfort Knitting mill
Sewing bee winner Charlotte Newland will demo this new, easy to use gadget
16.45 – 17.30 Prym Claire Louise Hardie Dressmaking essentials
Claire Louise Hardie aka The Thrifty Stitcher & Former Sewing producer for The Great British Sewing Bee, will demystify the humble tracing wheel and other essential tools for DIY dressmaking.

Friday 11th October – Empress Mills

Time Sponsor Demonstrator Title
Friday 11th October
10.00 – 10.40 Empress Mills Sasha Fancy Jelly Roll Rug Techniques & More
Join our sewing guru Sasha and regular demonstrator on TV to learn the techniques behind this craze which sees you easily making your own rugs, cushions, placemats, bags and more from fabrics of your choice.
11.00-11.40 Empress Mills Sharron Belcher In R form Bag Making
Meet Sharron from Bosal, the company behind some of the most popular waddings and of course the bag making favourite In-R-Form. Learn the technique, tips and tricks for this super versatltile stabiliser. Designed for bags it is now used for everything frm fabric box making to, bed runners and more!
12.00-12.40 Empress Mills Sasha Fancy Jelly Roll Rug Techniques & More
Join our sewing guru Sasha and regular demonstrator on TV to learn the techniques behind this craze which sees you easily making your own rugs, cushions, placemats, bags and more from fabrics of your choice.
13.00-13.40 Empress Mills Sharron Belcher In R Form Bag Straps
Meet Sharron from Bosal, the company behind some of the most popular waddings and of course the bag making favourite In-R-Form. Learn the technique, tips and tricks for this super versatltile stabiliser. Designed for bags it is now used for everything frm fabric box making to, bed runners and more!
14.00-14.40 Empress Mills Sasha Fancy Jelly Roll Rug Techniques & More
Join our sewing guru Sasha and regular demonstrator on TV to learn the techniques behind this craze which sees you easily making your own rugs, cushions, placemats, bags and more from fabrics of your choice.
15.00-15.40 Empress Mills Sharron Belcher In R Form Bag Making
Meet Sharron from Bosal, the company behind some of the most popular waddings and of course the bag making favourite In-R-Form. Learn the technique, tips and tricks for this super versatltile stabiliser. Designed for bags it is now used for everything frm fabric box making to, bed runners and more!
16.00-16.40 Empress Mills Sasha Fancy Jelly Roll Rug Techniques & More
Join our sewing guru Sasha and regular demonstrator on TV to learn the techniques behind this craze which sees you easily making your own rugs, cushions, placemats, bags and more from fabrics of your choice.
17.00-17.30 Empress Mills Sharron Belcher In R form Bag Making
Meet Sharron from Bosal, the company behind some of the most popular waddings and of course the bag making favourite In-R-Form. Learn the technique, tips and tricks for this super versatltile stabiliser. Designed for bags it is now used for everything frm fabric box making to, bed runners and more!

Saturday 12th October – Babylock 

Time Sponsor Demonstrator Title
11.30 – 12.00 baby lock Jan Wright Acclaim
Introducing baby lock’s latest baby! Not only does this little beauty have jet air threading for the pesky loopers, it even threads the needles with a woosh of air! Watch how easily it changes from 4 thread overlock to 3 thread seams and rolled hem. The Automatic Thread Delivery means that, whatever the fabric, the Acclaim will adjust it’s tensions automatically. 30 mins
Enspire
13.00 – 13.40 baby lock Jan Wright The tried and tested workhorse from the baby lock range. Jet Air threading allows for the simplest of colour changes, whilst the tension system gives total control over the finished result. Preferred by schools and colleges, watch as we use the Enspire to make a child’s carnation skirt. 40 mins
Acclaim
14.30 – 15.00 baby lock Jan Wright Introducing baby lock’s latest baby! Not only does this little beauty have jet air threading for the pesky loopers, it even threads the needles with a woosh of air! Watch how easily it changes from 4 thread overlock to 3 thread seams and rolled hem. The Automatic Thread Delivery means that, whatever the fabric, the Acclaim will adjust it’s tensions automatically. 30 mins

Sunday 13th October – timetable coming soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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