Come and watch our creative friends battle it out in a craft-off in the Super Theatre the Handmade Fair. Don’t forget you get a Super Theatre session included with your ticket! Book yours today to confirm your place in the audience for the Mash Up of your choice.
Friday 16th September, 12pm
Lisa set up Sew Over It, London’s first sewing café, in 2011. Since then she’s written books, opened another shop and has the UK’s widest range of sewing classes, plus a dressmaking pattern and kit range. sewoverit.co.uk
Sonia founded London Craft Club in 2014 to help Londoners find time for creativity, and help crafters develop better marketing skills. She teaches and collects as many crafty skills as she can! londoncraftclub.co.uk
Saturday 17th September, 12pm
Matt is the first male winner of The Great British Sewing Bee and loves to create amazing things from fabric. As well as blogging about his makes, Matt is busy developing his new sewing kit designs. sewwhatsnew.co.uk
Printed textile designer Zeena illustrates and crafts beautiful hand-screen printed goods and teaches silk screen printing workshops at her London studio. She’s also just illustrated her first colouring book! zeenashah.com
Sunday 18th September, 12pm
Mr X Stitch
Jamie ‘Mr X Stitch’ Chalmers is one of the world’s best-known male embroiderers and textile artists. He’s been showcasing new textiles and stitch talent since first launching his website in 2008. mrxstitch.com
A writer and presenter, Momtaz has been a journalist for over 15 years and has published two craft books. She presents a weekly arts radio show on One Harmony Radio and also runs The Make Escape. momtazbh.co.uk
Handmade Fair Tickets
Full Experience Tickets
Full Experience tickets cost just £29 for Mollie Makes readers – book now with code MOLLIE29**
Your ticket includes:
• 1x Super Theatre session – pick from Q&As with crafty celebs such as Patrick Grant and Annie Sloan, and the Mollie Makes Mash Ups, which pit leading crafters against each other to transform everyday items into bespoke pieces!
• 1x Skills Workshop – choose from a variety of sessions in each of the six tents: Papercraft, Yarn & Textiles, Wedding with Hobbycraft, Seasonal, Upcycling with Annie Sloan and Fashion Accessories.
• 1x Grand Make – this is crafting on a HUGE scale! Sit down for some communal creativity with 300 other crafters.
• Access to the boutique shopping village, packed with delicious food and drink from artisan producers.
Book your tickets today at www.thehandmadefair.com
**For Sat & Sun tickets, quote MOLLIE29
to get Full Experience tickets for £29 + BF (usually £32 + BF). Selection of ticket available from thehandmadefair.com.