Welcome

STITCHES Expo at Home is the virtual version of our destination shows. Now, all that energy and excitement comes to you at Home.

Never been to STITCHES? This is the time! It’s a Maker’s dream—59 classes, 27 extrodinary instuctors, a Market, special events, presentations, and other features.

First, there are THE STITCHES Classes. Polish a favorite technique, build your confidence, maybe try something entirely new. We have classes for everyone! Choose from knitting, weaving, and crochet. Textile fans will find Sashiko and folk embroidery, hand and machine stitching, garment design and construction. Explore color, pattern, fit, and more.

Each workshop is served up in one or two 2-hour Zoom class sessions. With a limited size, you always have a front-row seat and end each day in your own bed. That’s why we call it STITCHES Expo at Home!

Then there is THE STITCHES Market. You’ve been craving it, and our exhibitors are ready! Each will host individual half-hour spots to show what they’ve been up to, what they have, and what’s hot. Market access is free to students; Market Tickets are also available for purchase.

And there is More. Sponsor presentations and special demos. Lots of action, lots of fun! And don’t forget the FREE STITCHES PJ PARTY on Saturday night!

When our creative communities go virtual, STITCHES Expo at Home is here!

Note: All times listed are Central Daylight Time.

Access to the Dashboard will remain available through August 22 at 11:59 CDT. This includes access to vendor information and presentation videos.

Teachers for Stitches Expo at Home Augus 2021

Market Hours

Friday, August 6
11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm CDT
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CDT

Saturday, August 7
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm CDT
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CDT

Sunday, August 8
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm CDT

STITCHES Expo at home Market Tickets are only $5. If you buy a class your market ticket is included.

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Classes

We have something for everyone! Knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, sashiko, embroidery, machine stitching, garment making. Join us and explore fiber through color, texture, design, and theory.

We have 27 amazing instructors teaching 55+ classes. You can see the classes online via the button below. Or download a linked PDF of the classes.

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Download a Linked PDF of the class schedule!

 

Do you want to find classes by class type? Here is a quick link index that will help you do just that!

crochet (11)  •  knitting (27)
hand-sewing (6)  •  hand-quilting (2)
machine-sewing (8) •  patchwork (1) 
spinning (5)  •  weaving (2)   •  felting (1)
embroidery, needlepoints, and/or surface design (8)

FREE PJ Party

Let your hair down, kick off your shoes, and unwind. Join host Brittani-Pearl MacFadden Saturday evening for an after-hours get-together full of games, prizes, lots of stitching, and tons of laughter! Relax with old friends, make new ones. No dress code, but pajamas and slippers are the dress of choice.

Group of women in Pajamas

Here are a few classroom pics from STITCHES at Home.

Expo at Home Schedule

Individual schedules will vary based on class selection(s). Class registration includes access to the Market and special presentations. Watch for updates.
Events exclusive to those purchasing a class are in blue. People purchasing a Market ticket ONLY will have access to all other listed activities.
All times are in Central Daylight Time.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021…
5:00pm – 8:00pm: Student Virtual Check-in

Thursday, August 5, 2021…
11:00am – 3:00pm: Student Virtual Check-in
7:30pm – 9:30pm: STITCHES at Home Welcome

Friday, August 6, 2021…
9:30am – 10:00am: Morning Coffee
10:00am -12:00pm: Classes
11:00am – 12:00pm: Market Open
12:10pm – 12:50pm: Stunning Surprises, Sponsor Presentation
1:10pm – 1:50pm: The Wonderful World of Wool with Katrina Walker

1:00pm – 3:00pm: Classes
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Market Open
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Classes
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Market Open
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Classes

Saturday, August 7, 2021…
9:30am – 10:00am: Morning Coffee
10:00am -12:00pm: Classes
10:00am – 12:00pm: Market Open
12:15pm – 1:45pm: Crazyshot! Creative Overshot Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom with Myra Wood
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Classes
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Market Open
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Classes
5:30pm – 6:30pm: The Sustainable DIY Closet with Jennifer Stern
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Market Open
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Classes
Virtual PJ Party: 9:15pm…. ?

Sunday, August 8, 2021…
9:30am – 10:00am: Morning Coffee
10:00am -12:00pm: Classes
10:00am – 12:00pm: Market Open
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Exploring the World of Wheels with Heavenly Bresser
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Classes
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Market Open
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Classes
6:30pm – 8:30pm: STITCHES Expo at Home Show and Share Finale

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