Evening Events

Our Friday and Saturday night events  are a great chance to experience the creative world we live in through another’s eyes. No matter what you use your needle(s) for, these events offer entertainment centered around the crafts we love.

Friday Night Live

6:30 pm • $25

Kenneth D. King photo

KENNETH D. KING will tell us all about his Greatest Hits! Kenneth is a New York-based haute couturier specializing in evening wear. He’ll share funny and charming anecdotes of working with the rich and famous, from his early design days to present. Kenneth works with private clientele and sells in exclusive boutiques, and his work has appeared in music videos and on the red carpet at the Academy Awards.

Kenneth hosts the podcast and personal memoir “All Grown Up Now” and teaches all over the world.

Kenneth is online at

Janome Presents Quilter’s Night Out

6:30 pm • $25

Kimberly Einmo in a sunny room with a quilt.

KIMBERLY EINMO wants you to come along on her quilting journey! Kimberly will share the stories and detours of her creative life in this inspiring presentation and trunk show. She’ll tell us about her creative process, and how to find your own design inspiration! Kimberly is an author, award-winning quilter, fabric designer, instructor, and hosts classes on CRAFTSY/Blueprint. She is the National Spokesperson for Janome-America.

Kimberly is online at

Quilter’s Night Out is sponsored by Janome.

Free Stage

Get inspired with a selection of free learning opportunities presented daily in the Showplex.

Charity Events

The Sewing & Stitchery Expo always supports two charities with a sewing or fiber arts-related need. This year, you can give back to Step By Step and Sew Powerful.

Learn more about how to contribute.