Features & Events

Stage Presentations, demonstrations, trunk shows and fashion shows are FREE with your General Admission ticket. You'll get renewed energy, inspiration and lots of how-to's from these lively 30-minute sessions.


See what Expo designers, teachers and experts are doing these days, as you get up close for how-to demonstrations and presentations in
The Spot – a more intimate setting. FREE with your General Admission ticket.


Patterns...fabrics...style you can sew! Take a break from shopping at the FREE 
Runway Fashion Shows and get a look at dozens of fashions from independent pattern designers while live models walk the runway.

Watch an Expo designer affect a style transformation, and find ways to update your own wardrobe. Put your name in the hat and YOU could be the winner of a FREE Style Makeover and Expo shopping gift certificate.


Make-It Take-It projects
are a great way to learn new things at the Expo. They're quick little projects that put your hands on new techniques and products in an informal, fun atmosphere.

Join us for a FREE social, open and informal gathering to show us what you've made or what you're going to make at the I Made It Myself Event. Enjoy snacks and even prizes! 

Today's young sewers (ages 9-18) can show off their projects and share the fun of sewing and quilting with a live audience in Sewing's Next Generation. Get an insight into the interest and talents of our newest sewing enthusiasts as they show off their latest accomplishments.