Calling Ballymoney and Moyle “crafty” people

LEARNING to Sew has become very trendy since the launch of the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee. ·

The Belfast Creative Crafts Show is your chance to find out how to develop not only your sewing skills but several other creative craft skills too.

Whether you are an experienced crafter, beginner or simply looking for a new hobby The Belfast Creative Crafts Show provides the perfect opportunity to find all the latest supplies and materials whether it’s stamping, cross stitch, sewing, card making, embroidery, knitting, patchwork, quilting, scrapbooking, ribboncraft, papercraft, beading, painting, dressmaking, tapestry, decoupage, crochet as well as other popular creative crafts.

Clubs and Guilds at Show the providing help and advice include NI Guild of Machine Knitters, Ulster Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers, The Glen Gallery Crafts, NI Beader’s Guild, Ards Bobbin, Lace Guild of Northern Ireland, The Federation of WI Feltmakers, North Federation of Family Histories and The NI Patchwork Guild.

As always there will be Make & Takes hosted by experts in a whole range of crafts. Most Make & Takes will allow you to complete an item in just one hour or if longer is needed there’ll be full instructions given for you to complete at home.

Make & Take sessions can only be booked from the Workshop Registration Point on the day so book your place as soon as you arrive to save disappointment. Adults £6.45 (normal price £7.95 Concessions £6.95 and accompanied children under 16 are free of charge. Visit A shuttle bus will be available to take visitors from the main entrance to the Show.

The Belfast Creative Crafts Show

The Kings Hall, Belfast, 18th – 20th April 2013, The King’s Hall, Belfast

Thursday 10am – 8pm, Friday and Saturday 10am - 5pm