February 27-March 1, 2009
The Sewing & Stitchery Expo ( http://www.sewexpo.com/) located at the Fair Grounds in Puyallup Washington is the largest, consumer event for the sewing industry in the United States. More than 32,000 people from as far away as Spain and Australia put the Sewing & Stitchery Expo on their calendar.
QuiltWorks Northwest - http://www.quiltworksnw.com/
Over 100 Seminars are offered. Subjects include teaching kids to sew, launching a home-based business, or embellishing with beads then get tips on using the new embroidery machines or identifying fine Asian silks.
The over 200 exhibitors provide the very latest in fabrics, notions, machines, and resources to make your sewing a pleasure. The selection includes traditional needlework, media, and specialty suppliers with traditional favorites and new vendors every year.
Lorraine Torrence Designs http://www.lorrainetorrence.com/