The Festival Of Quilts Event – Key Info
The most amazing quilting event of the year!
- Venue: Halls 7, 8 & 9 | NEC, Birmingham, England
- Dates: 11th – 14th August 2016
- Empress Stands: G30, G31, G32 & G37
- Register For: Pre Show Info & Offers
As Europe’s premier quilting event the Festival Of Quilts is a celebration of the art and a great shopping event rolled into one fantastic show. It features over 700 competition quilts & a host of specially curated galleries from internationally renowned stitch artists.
Can’t resist Sewing Retail Therapy? – Then the Festival is ‘THE’ place to be. With over 300 exhibitors (including us) you can find everything from the latest designs through to haberdashery essentials.
The Empress Stands
We would love to meet you at the Festival, the Empress Stand Numbers are:
G30, G31, G32 & G37
As our main show of the year we go all out to bring you a stunning range of fabric, sewing threads & waddings plus plenty of inspiration including samples and Empress Demo space!
We have four stands, each with their own specialism:
- Sewing Threads – the largest thread range at the show! All the quilting & creative threads you could need!
- Fabrics – The latest quilt fabric designs and an ecclectic mix of other quirky creative ranges!
- Waddings – Huge range of quilt waddings from leading suppliers (Vilene, Bosal & Warm Company)
- Classics – Calicos, extra wides, fleeces, block colour plains, Egyptian cottons & more.
When visitng the stands be sure to say hello! We are a friendly bunch and love meeting people. The Empress Festival team this year is: Anna, Aunty Jane, Christine (Mum), Fern, Jennifer, Louisa, Vikki, Jamie & Charles (me!).
Remember we are on stands: G30, G31, G32 & G37!
Register for the Empress Pre Show Welcome Pack to receive exclusive Festival Of Quilts offers, samples, & more.
Getting To The Event
The NEC is a great place to reach whether you are travelling by road, rail or air. Head to the Festival Of Quilts NEC Website for more info.
We aim to add a list of coach companies who are running trips to The Festival very soon. In the meantime the FOQ Website is the best place for more info.
Heading to The Festival Of Quilts? Let Us Know!
If you are heading to the show Let Us Know. We will enter you in a draw for one of Five £25.00 Vouchers and will send you our Empress Pre Show Welcome Pack