Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Exhibit with Craft Guerilla at Knitting and Stitching show in Dublin

An exciting opportunity has arisen for six individual designer makers to exhibit with Craft Guerrilla at the Knitting and Stitching Show in London, Harrogate and Dublin in 2010.

Six different designer makers will be selected to take part for each of the shows in London, Harrogate and Dublin, making eighteen places offered in total. Please be sure to indicate the nearest show to your hometown in your submission.

The Craft Guerrilla Manifesto

The Craft Guerrilla is a group set up to work with independent Crafts People, Artists and Designers Makers of quality hand made goods. The aim of The Craft Guerrilla is to join forces with other creative individuals and set up craft events in vacant or unused venues, associate with "friendly" businesses, provide a community to link and cross promote independent designer makers, sister armies in other cities, share web traffic, and provide helpful information to other designer maker groups as well as individual designer makers.


Read the submission criteria and information here.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity then please send up to five photos of your work by 11th March 2010 together with 200 words telling us why you should have a stall at the Knitting and Stitching Show, paying attention to the three criteria outlined in the submission criteria on their site (see the link above for this).

There will be interviews and requests for samples of work for those who are successful in the first round and a decision will be made by end May 2010.

Please send the photos as .jpg files no larger than 1MB each together with your 200 words, your contact details and the location of your nearest Knitting and Stitching Show (London, Harrogate or Dublin) to

If you prefer, you can post your submission information to arrive no later than 11th March 2010 to:

Craft Guerrilla
c/o Lisa Margreet Payne
10 Winns Terrace
E17 5EJ

PS. UPDATED TO ADD: Any craft is eligible for consideration - not just knitting and stitching - as long as creations are interesting, original, hand made and great quality then yes ... we'll consider them!


  1. Alex, thanks for posting this! I sure wil look into this and see if I meet the criteria ;o)

  2. Thanks Alex! I'll look into this - it sounds like a very exiting opportunity! I went to the Knitting and Stitching Show in Dublin last year and (bought too much yarn...) loved it!

  3. Thanks for alerting us to this Alex, looks great!

  4. That sounds like an amazing opportunity! Good luck to all who enter - I have my fingers crossed for you! ;)

  5. What a great opportunity - good luck to the knitters and stitchers who enter!!! Thanks Alex for passing it along!

    Has there ever been talk of starting a Craft Guerilla in Ireland?

  6. p.s I just bagged a treasury for us :)

  7. Great work on the treasury. Lovely greens to click away on.

    re your query Conscious Crafts, that idea crossed my mind too and piqued my interest. Might investigate that!