The Sewing & Stitchery Expo

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The 2018 Expo in Puyallup

The Sewing & Stitchery Expo celebrates its 34th year in 2018! Over 22,000 enthusiasts from across the world attend this annual gathering to get inspired with new ideas for the next project, rub elbows with the stars of sewing, and reconnect with friends! We’re adding new classes, teachers, vendors, and resources for 2018. Answers to many frequently asked questions can be found by visiting our FAQ page.

2018 Fairgrounds Map

Dates & Times

The 2018 Expo will be held March 1-4.

The general admission gates will open at 8:00 am each day.

If you are registered for an 8:00 am class, you will receive an “Early Admission Pass” that will allow you to enter at 7:30 am.

Please note that the vendor booths open at 8:30 am.

Vendor Shopping Hours

Thursday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Special Events

Friday Night Live: 6:30 pm (Doors open at 6 pm for seating)
Quilters’ Night Out: 6:30 pm (Doors open at 6 pm for seating)


  • One-Needle classes begin at 8:30 am
  • Two-Needle classes begin at 8:30 am
  • Three-Needle classes begin at 8:00 am (Early Admission Pass will be included with your class ticket)
  • Four-Needle classes begin at 8:00 am (Wednesday only – no admission ticket is needed)

Getting Here

To get to the Expo, set your GPS to the following address:
Washington State Fair & Events Center
110 – 9th Ave. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371

Staying Here

Hotel accommodations fill up quickly each year. Make sure to book your accommodations early. Select the accommodations button for a list of convenient hotels and services.


Admission Tickets & Class Registration

Tickets to the 2018 Expo will go on sale January, 2018, and will be available through this website.

Fairgrounds Map

2018 Fairgrounds Map

Save The Date

The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo is coming up March 1-4. You’re not going to want to miss it, so sign up now for the latest updates on ticket sales in January 2018, classes, teachers, and Expo news.

Keep me updated!