Media release: The Creative Craft Show & Crafts for Christmas returns to SEC


Get creative this Christmas

ANYONE keen to get creative this Christmas should get along to The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas when they return to Glasgow’s SEC on October 25 – 28.

The co-hosted shows will bring together over 200 exhibitors and experts showcasing artisan, handcrafted gifts, supplies and inspiration for crafters. Visitors will enjoy a festive day packed with live music, food and drink, inspirational features and can get seriously creative at hands-on workshops, demonstrations and make-and-take sessions.

Experts from craft associations, guilds and societies will be demonstrating the latest techniques including Japanese sewing, decoupage marbling, leather-craft and demonstrating how to make a pillow, key ring and fridge magnet.

While over in The Creative Den over 30 workshops will take place where visitors can learn a range of technique including How to Sew Little Felt Animals, Make a Sparking Crystal Snowflake and a Needle Felted Christmas Brooch as well as Papermaking with Literature and Textiles, Silver Clay Jewellery Making and an Introduction to Silk Painting.

Crafts for Christmas is the perfect place to pick up beautiful, finished craft and gifts for friends, family and the home.  It will bring together independent suppliers offering hundreds of exclusive handmade gifts and treats from jewellery to candles, handcrafted toys to handmade decorations, art, ceramics, not forgetting delicious treats and gifts including farmhouse cheeses, specialist wines, handmade cakes and luxury chocolates.

The Creative Craft Show is the go-to event for knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery & dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts and showcases all the very latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world. Visitors will find endless supplies, innovations new product launches and everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, yarns, threads and buttons and the opportunity to get free advice from experts.

Creative Den Workshops can be booked at


Location SEC Glasgow

Dates 25 – 28 October 2018, 10am – 5pm (4.30pm Sunday 28th)

Tickets – Adults: £9 advance / £11 at the show, Seniors: £8 advance / £10 at the show. Accompanied under 16s go free.  All advanced tickets need to be ordered by 5pm Mon 23 October.

Contact For tickets or more information call 01425 277 988 or visit

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Twitter @thecraftshows #StitchSewHobby


For further information, photography, competition queries and media passes please contact Jill Creighton, Headline PR & Communications email

Notes to editors:

Both Crafts for Christmas and The Creative Craft Show are organised by ICHF Events, a leader in consumer craft shows

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