Sunday 22nd September 2019


at Hamworthy Recreation Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AP

New and existing stall holders for 2019



Canford Needlework is an exciting event for all stitching enthusiasts! It features many independent suppliers trading in a wide variety of beading, button and dorset buttons, dressmaking and soft furnishing, hand and machine embroidery, fabric printing, felting, haberdashery, knitting, lace making, patchwork and quilting, ribbon, smocking, spinning and weaving and textile materials and more...
as well as all sorts of "can’t live without bits and pieces".


There are FREE timed demonstrations throughout the day example will include:

Needle felt landscapes with Frances Mason

‘Getting Shirty’ getting the most out of an old shirt with Angie Corbett

Alcohol in Design; using Sharpies with Betty Ruffell

Decorate wood block print embroidery with Fay Maxwell

Crewel work with Rosie McKellar

Folded books in paper & weiss (lutrador) with Betty Ruffell

Dorset Feather Stitchery with Penelope Williams

Crochet, have a go with Chris Drew

Earring making, have a go with Christine Cullen

Faux Felt, design and create fabric with Betty Ruffell

Canvas Lace with Penelope Williams

(Timetable on admission and announcements throughout the day)

There are organisations and indépendant local and more distant teachers
representing a variety of needle crafts.

There is also a FREE draw on admission! 

We hope you can come along, it’s going to be a great show!

Download the fliers in various sizes:

Three per A4 page

Two halls and new stallholders for 2019

Free Demonstrations

Admission £3

Free Car Parking

Carvery Lunches, Tea, Coffee and Bar

Here are the traders attending the 2019 Festival

frangipani beads

Fran Griffith

Beading Supplies; Miyuki, Swarovski, Wires, Threads, Findings, Loose Beads,
Fran Griffith original Beading Kits & Patterns, Chain, Cords.

Tel: 01202 625775

NEW for 2019

Alison Hulme Textiles

Alison screen prints cloth and makes her own designs into pinnies, bags and other items.
She also gives talks and runs workshops

Tel: 07551 224491

Atelier Needlecrafts 

Jenny and Howard Bromley

Sewing Machines, quilting fabrics and supplies, haberdashery, buttons and bits and bobs! 

Tel: 02380 789510

Beadworkers Guild

The Beadworkers Guild is a registered charity dedicated to supporting and promoting the
art of beadweaving and is open to bead workers and bead artists everywhere.
The Guild does this via a series of events, activities and publications. 

Tel: 07837 649712

The Beadworkers Guild
4 Honor Oak Road

SE23 3SF

NEW for 2019

Beryl Eady

Hand dyed textiles using rusty items. Sheeps wool and Alpaca hand dyed bats

Tel: 01425 638171

NEW for 2019

Bournemouth Embroiderers’ Guild

Eileen Deacon

Embroidery, Creative Textiles and Mixed Media

Tel: 01202 882358

NEW for 2019

Cascade Soft Furnishing

Betty Ruffell

Tel: 01202 731562

Cherry Tree Fabrics

Patchwork and Quilting fabrics and sundries

Tel: 01202 396461

Chris & Mon Drew

Chris and Mon are mother and daughter who love knitting and crochet.
We will have a selection of knitted and crochet items for sale.
Both are more than happy to answer questions (if we can!)
We could take on a few orders in time for Christmas (deposit required).

Tel: Chris 0785 2247765
Tel: Mon 0736 8498635
General Enquires Tel: 07852 247765

Christine Cullen

Bespoke Jewellery made with glass, metal, semi precious stones and beads.

Tel: 01202 922033

Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth is a Textile Artist who works with paint, print and stitch.
She will be bringing Designer Sketchbooks, kits, cards and a variety of mixed media items.

Tel: 01489 786750
Tel: 07547 918966

NEW for 2019

Fay Maxwell

Fay uses contemporary threads and fabrics to update traditional techniques

Tel: 01252 793118

Frabjous Fabrica

Ann Baseden

Bags and Batts of Inspiration; organza and chiffon fabrics;
soluble fabrics and films and more for your crafting.

Tel: 01258 472041

Hazel Cutler

Hand knitted scarves

Tel: 07712 579111

NEW for 2019

The Jacobeadery

Manda Kent Burns

We transform traditional thread embroidery stitches into those using beads and then embellish silks
and cottons resulting in beautiful, unique but functional items for everyday use.
Instructions, kits, a Home Study Course (and help at the end of the phone/pc!).
Workshops at my place (Liverpool) or yours.

Tel: 01519 246505
Tel: 07393 305563


Jill Jones

Artist dyed yarns specialising in sock yarns. Luxury and British yarns and Rovings, knitted pouches.

Tel: 01373 834244
Tel: 07939 317152


Liz Levis-John

Kallosphere is a family run business that makes and designs acrylic templates for
appliqué, card making, quilting and more. Our library of designs covers a wide
range of shapes from hexagons to sheep and chickens!
We also take commissions for bespoke templates, please email for more information. 


Lady Penelope

Penelope Williams

Warehouse clearance of needlework stock and cross stitch charts.

Tel: 01258 86098

LaceyMays Haberdashery

Selina Dudley

Haberdashery Tools, Trimmings, bits and pieces.
A wide selection of tools to help you master your chosen hobby

Tel: 01202 386878

Linda Miller Embroideries

Linda Miller

Machine Embroideries, framed and unframed and stitched accessories.

Tel: 07816 271077

New Forest Mohair 

Frances Mason 

Hand-dyed mohair yarns, fibres, fleece, needle felt, kits and supplies.

Tel: 01590 679921

New Forest Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

Visitors are always welcome to our monthly meetings, come along and see what it's all about.
The NFWSD was founded in 1980 and presently has approx 50 members.

We are a diverse group of weavers, spinners and dyers, beginners to experts, young and old,
who all share a love of textiles and desire to learn.
We meet in Ringwood on the second Saturday of every month (except August).
10-4pm Greyfriars Community Centre, Ringwood BH24 1DW

We are affiliated to the National Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers and
share its aims of preserving and promoting our core skills of weaving, spinning and dyeing to
improve the standard of these crafts and encourage public awareness.


Rosalind Atkins 

Award winning Smocker and Dorset Button maker.  
Intricate and colourful Smocked gifts and children clothing.
A wide range of Dorset Buttons, both sets of buttons and many creative applications of button work.
 Kits for Smocking and Dorset Buttons together with rings for buttony for sale.
Crosswheel demonstrations all day.

Tel: 01305 889741

NEW for 2019

Rosie McKellar, Fine Needlework

Innovative embroidery kits influenced by Rosie’s love of history and her native country, New Zealand. Embroidery supplies

Tel: 07503 480937

Seahorse Quilting

Marion Jaques

100% Cotton fabric for patchwork and quilting. Notions, threads, classes, workshops

Tel: 01202 694908


Steve Lockie

Patchwork and Quilting materials. Art textile materials, kits and patterns

Tel: 01305 772174
Tel: 07970 899478

NEW for 2019


Anne Baseden

Vintage and modern fabrics and haberdashery; yarns, books and crafting equipment.

Tel: 01258 475137

Tweed Indeed

Helen Murchie

Harris Tweed Soft Furnishings, Bags and Gifts.

Tel: 07855 001204

Textile Garden

Maggie Savan

Fab buttons and etcetera’s

Tel:  01903 815702  

Tiggy Rawling

Fabulous hand dyed threads and fabric. Indigo dyed fabric.  
Goodies from India, including embellishments, wood printing blocks and fabric.

Tel: 01202 691422
Mobile: 0779 321 9029

Vintage Maid

Angie Corbet

Reclaimed textiles, fabrics, lace, haberdashery, patterns and other craft related goodies.

Tel: 01202 840845

Wellhead Books

Stephen Mobsby 

A wide variety of arts and crafts books

Tel: 07474 727916

NEW for 2019

Wessex Beading Group

Diane Fletcher and Anna Webster

Wessex Beading Group meet monthly in Wilton on the first Monday of each month.


West Country Embroiderers

Sally Silk

Tel: 01929 423931


Contact: Fran Griffith 01202 625775 email:


Here are a few pictures of Canford Needlework