Knitting & Stitching Show 2018, Alexandra Palace

The best bits from The Knitting and Stitching Show 2018 at Alexandra Palace.

At the show, I caught up with lots of textile artists and interviewed them for YouTube. We chatted about their creative journey and the thought processes involved in making their work. These are the first of many videos from the show. More to follow, including Caren Garfen, Cas Holmes, Dionne Swift, Dawn Hemming, and Jean LittleJohn.

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Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia – How to Braid.

The Knitting & Stitching Show is full of such wonderful crafty people.

A very talented lady from the Braidmaker’s Workshop was kind enough to demonstrate how to use a heddle to make the most wonderful braids – they design and sell the heddle themselves.

Braiding

The braids can be sewn together to make larger unique and robust pieces of cloth. All goodies for making the braids are available from their website. Continue reading “Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia – How to Braid.”