Create and Craft are proud to announce that they will be sponsoring The Super Theatre at the first ever Great British Sewing Bee Live event this Autumn. The show takes place between 21st-24th September at London’s Excel and is perfect for anyone with a love of dressmaking, textiles, fashion and tailoring whatever level you are.

The Great British Sewing Bee Live will host hundreds of workshops, demonstrations, fashion galleries, catwalk shows, drop in clinics and the celebrity super theatre where visitors can enjoy seeing The Great British Sewing Bee come alive for an exclusive hour in the company of host Jenny Éclair, Sewing Bee judges, Patrick Grant and Esme Young as well as favourite contestants from past series. Patrick and Esme will be sharing some of their top tailoring and dressmaking tips and offering a unique glimpse behind the scenes of the Sewing Bee. Then it’s time to experience the thrills, tension and excitement of a sewing room challenge as brave members of the audience and former contestants come together to put their sewing skills to the test live on stage. Performances take place at 11.00 and 14.00 each day and are not to be missed- make sure you add tickets to your basket!

As well as sponsoring the Super Theatre itself, Create and Craft will be exhibiting at the show too, with Exclusive show offers and products, as well as the chance for visitors to meet some of their favorite guest demonstrators including Debbie Shore and Great British Sewing Bee semi-finalist Stuart Hillard. And what’s more, Create and Craft customers can claim 10% off their ticket price by using code ‘CCD’ when purchasing from the Great British Sewing Bee Live website. For more details on Create and Craft’s involvement at the show, and details on how to purchase tickets- head to:

So whether your looking to spend the day re-stocking your material stash, learning to sew, mastering the art of dressmaking or you just want the chance to see the judges and contestants from The Great British Sewing Bee for yourself, make sure you get your tickets booked and head to London’s Excel from 21st-24th September.






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Create and Craft

Create and Craft, part of the Ideal Shopping Direct Group, is an award winning multi – channel craft retailer. Create and Craft broadcasts live on TV and online in the UK and US to over 70 million homes. It offers paper craft, jewellery, sewing, cake decorating and knitting products. Create and Craft is part of Ideal Shopping Direct Limited, one of the UK’s leading multi-channel home shopping retailers with a growing team of 700 based in Peterborough, UK. Ideal Shopping Direct is the most prolific broadcaster of live television in the UK and the No1 direct retailer in craft in the UK. Create and Craft won GOLD in seven categories at the 2016 International Craft Awards including; Best TV Shopping Channel for Crafts, Best for Quality, Best for Customer Service, Best Website, and Best on-line shop. In September 2015, the business was acquired by US private equity firm Blackstone.

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