Apply To Vend

Show Dates

February 24-28, 2021

Location

Washington State Fair Events Center
110 Ninth Avenue Southwest
Puyallup, WA 98371

Vendor Criteria

To be considered as a Sewing & Stitchery Expo vendor, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a valid sewing related business. The emphasis of the show will be sewing as opposed to other needlework entities.
  • The majority of products sold in the booth must be raw products such as fabrics, materials, patterns, equipment, etc. to do sewing or needlework.
  • Teachers must be vendors or connected to a vendor booth where they can be available for attendees to enhance the educational nature of Expo.
  • Due to the educational format and priorities of Expo, vendors must promote a balance between products and education.
  • Must be an example of high quality and integrity in the sewing industry.
  • Show management reserves the right to make decisions regarding involvement and participation of vendors and classes that are deemed best for the good of the Sewing & Stitchery Expo.

Apply for a Booth

New Vendors

The Sewing & Stitchery Expo is a juried show. All new vendors must apply to be considered by August 31, 2020. Accepted vendors will be notified by the end of September 2020 or earlier depending on application date.

New Vendor Application

Returning Vendors

You must have been an active vendor at the 2020 Expo. If you participated during a prior year, you must apply as a new vendor.

Returning Vendor Registration

Booth Price & Payment

10’x10′ booth = $920

(10% discount if paid in full by September 30, 2020)

[Illustration] Standard 10 foot by 10 foot booth with black draped side and back walls.

Booth fee includes:

  • Pipe and drape dividers
    • Eight (8) foot tall back wall
    • Three (3) foot tall side wall
    • Full-height sidewalls may extend half way to the front of the booth (vendor is responsible for any additional charges by the decorator); or all the way to the aisle if agreed upon by neighboring vendor(s). Tall sidewalls must be special ordered through the show decorator.
  • 11″ × 17″ company identification sign (must be visibly displayed at all times during the show)
  • Four (4) vendor badges per booth. Additional or replacement badges may be purchased from Show Management for an additional fee.

Payment

50% payment is due by September 30, 2020. The balance is due February 1, 2021.

Credit Card

  • Payment accepted by Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
  • A 3.5% merchant fee will be added to all credit card payments.
  • You may pay online during registration or call 509-335-3530 to pay by phone.

Check

  • Please make checks payable to: Washington State University.
  • Mail checks to: Sewing & Stitchery Expo, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371

Floor Plans


Schematic of three vendor building floorplans, and illustration of two booth configurations.

View larger floor plans

Vendor Kit

Vendor kit and additional order forms will be posted here approximately six (6) weeks before Expo.

  • Expo Forms (vendor badge requests & drive on pass)
  • Washington State Fair & Events Center Forms:
  • Show Decorator Forms (show furnishings & shipping/material handling)
  • Social Media Badges (see below; use these images to advertise online that you’ll have a booth at Expo)

Schedule

Wednesday, February 24

  • Vendor Move In 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Thursday, February 25

  • Show Hours 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday, February 26

  • Show Hours 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 27

  • Show Hours 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, February 28

  • Show Hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Vendor Move Out 4:00 pm – 12:00 am

Accommodations

For hotel information, please visit our Accommodations page.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Sewing & Stitchery Expo is always looking for ways to enhance the experiences of both attendees and vendors. Numerous opportunities exist for vendors to raise their profile as Expo Sponsors. Sponsorship in past years have included:

  • Advertising in show special Seattle Times flyer
  • Attendee shopping bag
  • Daily door prize drawings
  • Premier sponsorship of one of our signature evening events

If you have an idea for a unique sponsorship, please contact Show Manager Katie Skelton (katie.skelton@wsu.edu; 253-445-4634) to discuss details.

Vendor Terms & Conditions

By registering as a vendor at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo, you agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions of the show. Failure to comply with show rules may result in your removal from the show.

Questions

Katie Skelton
Show Manager
katie.skelton@wsu.edu
253-445-4634