This year at The 2018 Spring Knitting & Stitching show we hosted the first ever National Needlecraft Awards in association with SewandSo. It was the ultimate celebration of the world of needlecraft, with you at centre stage! There was a variety of different awards, including Needlecrafter of the Year, Stitching Hero and Designer of the Year.


Below are the list of Award winners for 2018:

Needlecrafter of the Year: Victoria Matthewson

Young Needlecrafter of the Year: Jade Kingsman

Stitching Hero of the Year: Kirsty Gowton

Best Contemporary Embroiderer: Eleanor Fredrick

Best Use of Colour (Cross Stitch): Fiona Johnston

Best Use of Colour (Other Needlecraft): Emma Astle