Creativ Festival is the largest consumer show in Canada, specializing in crochet, knitting, sewing, quilting, needlework and other hand crafts. Held in Toronto, Canada, this show formally went by the name of Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival. The show started in 1988 by offering instruction in each of the hand crafts/arts represented at the show and unbeatable shopping at a large number of high class vendors. The goal of each show is to spark excitement, intrigue and celebrate the art of creativity based on each person's own style. There are so many options at the Creativ Festival that everyone will find something to will pull them in.
Creativ Festival is held twice a year, in April and October. Each show has a distinctly different format which makes the bi-annual shows interesting to attend. Information about all show offerings is listed on the website at http://www.csnf.com/ so you know what to expect before registering. The fall show is considered a world-class conference and includes five days of hands-on instruction by industry experts in each crafting field and innovative designers. The vendor area at both the spring and fall show is must see with a large variety of fiber, fabrics, notions, embellishments, patterns and equipment. This area changes each year with the addition of new vendors and merchandise that is fresh on the market, which is one of the main reasons to attend the festival. Vendors allow you to browse the merchandise and many time perform demonstrations with the latest products. Crochet enthusiasts will find this show inspiring, creative and fun.