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.
 
Stroll along with the featured guests on the informal Quilt Walks. Share in their design ideas, how-to tips and delightful stories about the quilts, quilters and quilting as you walk through dazzling collections. FREE with your General Admission ticket.


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.

Step into the Expo spotlight and show what you’ve made at this FREE I Made It Myself Event. It’s your time to show off your creative pursuits and find new inspiration in what others are doing.

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.