Trade buyers attends in their thousands for an invaluable showcase of the creative craft industry. Over 100,000 products on display, product and trend inspiration, complimentary education, expert advice and networking.


Watch the video highlights from the 2020 event

The Craft Report – Helping you become better equipped

Following the resounding success of the Craft Report in 2020, the annual Craft Report findings will be presented exclusively at CHSI Stitches, providing guidance on how to use the findings to improve your business.

Don’t miss these unique insights and trends impacting our industry.

Available to buy for £845 or free to CHSI Attendees

Over 200 Exhibitors

Over 100,000 products from a range of leading craft suppliers. Find that latest must have item and discover new industry innovations.

The New Product Catwalk

Your chance to see the latest product and trend inspiration for the upcoming season, first hand in our daily catwalk shows.

Bright Sparks Pavilion

Enterprising start-ups will be showcasing their fresh new products, ideas and designs. Innovation guaranteed.


Trade only sessions designed to introduce you to new products and help you improve your sales in store. Workshops bookable in advance.

Insights Hub

More than 50 hours of valuable resources spread over 3 days of insights giving you tools, tips and hacks to improve your business.


The launchpad for game-changing products, come and find the next big trend!



Papercraft Zone

All things papercraft and stamps, demos, workshops and trends.

Business Hub

Drop-in clinic run by the AFCI, giving access to advice ranging from commercial to legal and shipping to logistics.

Designer Den

‘Dragons Den’ style, the Designer Den is the opportunity to pitch your new products/ideas to our panel of leading industry names.

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Free Parking

All visitors to CHSI stitches can

park at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.


All visitors to CHSI stitches can

use WiFi at no charge at the NEC, Birmingham.