Makit LQ&N (Lacemaking, Quilting & Needlecraft) Fair, Peterborough 2019



The KingsGate Conference Centre
Staplee Way, Parnwell, Peterborough PE1 4YT
Sat 18th May 2019
10.00am – 4.00pm

We have a superb new venue and new date for the Makit LQ&N (Lacemaking, Quilting and Needlework) Fair!

For our return this year we have a fantastic new venue to delight our traders and visitors! The facilities at the KingsGate Conference Centre really do afford us a great oppportunity to showcase all the wonderful trade stalls you have come to love from a Makit Fair.

Whether you’re a long-time textile crafter or an enthusiastic beginner your visit will be a fantastic day out for you, your family and friends. There is ample free parking available on-site and you can relax and enjoy refreshments in our cafe area.

You will get all the wonderful traders and exhibits you have come to love at our Fairs, and you’ll have the opportunity to browse stall after stall of threads, fabrics, tools and accessories for lacemaking, quilting and all needlecrafts.

Revisit the 2018 Makit LQ&N Far

If you haven't been to one of our Fairs before, or just want a reminder of what happened last year click here to view our gallery


quilted squares of fabric

The Quilters Guild Region 9 Competition 2019

The Quilters Guild, Region 9 logoWe are delighted to announce that we will be displaying the entries to The Quilters Guild Region 9 Competition 2019 at the Makit LQ&N Fair on the 18th May.

The competition has as its theme “A Little Bit of Red in 40 inches Square” in celebration of the Ruby (40th) Anniversary of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles.

The competition is open to members of Region 9 of all levels of experience from beginners to advanced. As well as winners chosen by the judging panel visitors to the fair will be asked to vote for their favourite entry.

Competition entry forms may be obtained your group, a committee member or from

Look forward to viewing some amazing quilts when you visit the fair.

Makit Fairs are pleased to sponsor the competition prizes which include:

1st Prize

A sewing machine trolley, storage bags and a selection of Presencia Quilting threads and Prym quilting accessories to the retail value of £250!

2nd Prize

A transit bag for your stash and a selection of Presencia Quilting threads and Prym quilting accessories to the retail value of £150!

3rd Prize

A large Olfa cutting board, safety cutter and spare blades to the retail value of £100!

Makit Fairs reserve the right to amend the prize(s) content by substituting similar items to those illustrated to the same retail value.