Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!

DoubleTree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA 15205

Maker Space

Maker Space

We have a lot going on in the Maker Space sponsored by Clover USA and Lion Brand Yarns.

A Clover, USA educator will be onsite offering a different make and take activity each day for fabric and yarn lovers. All activities are FREE and will be on a drop in basis, however, seating will be limited.

FREE Learn to Knit and Learn to Crochet Classes, sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn and hosted by the Bethany Community Ministries volunteers.

Learn to Knit and Crochet Class Schedule:

  • Friday, 2:00 pm, Learn to Knit
  • Friday, 4:00 pm, Learn to Crochet
  • Saturday, 10:30 am, Learn to Knit
  • Saturday, 11:30 am, Learn to Crochet
  • Saturday, 2:30 pm, Learn to Knit
  • Saturday, 4:30 pm, Learn to Crochet

Sign up sheets for Friday and Saturday sessions will be available in the Maker Space each day. Seating is limited and students will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.

Thursday, all day, a yarn wrapped heart will be offered for FREE sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.

A Garden Party with Clover

Clover will be offering several FREE Make and Take Flower crafts to get you started on your Spring Accessories and Decor

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm – Pom Poms
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Hana Ami Flowers
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm – Yo Yo Makers

11:00 am – 12:15 pm – Hana Ami Flowers
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm – Pom Pom Makers

Friday Evening Block Party
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm – Tassel Making

2:30 pm- 3:15 pm – Kanzashi Flowers
3:30 pm- 4:45 pm – YoYo Makers


911 Tribute Quilts

Carol Mesimer’s 911 Tribute Quilt titled ‘Remember Me’ will be on display all weekend. The quilt was made after the 911 tragedy and has been featured in many locations. Pittsburgh will be the last stop for this stunning piece before it goes to the 911 Memorial in NY as part of it’s permanent exhibition.

Linda Pepper’s ‘Fallen Hearts’ Quilt will be on display all 3 days. Flight 93 went directly over the school where Linda was working before it crashed. You can meet with her from 12:00-1:00 pm on Saturday in the Maker Space.

25 Million Stitch Project

You are invited to participate in the 25 Million Stitch Project. Panels from the project will be on display. Fabric, threads and needles will be available for you to sit, stitch and participate.

All materials provided for you in the Maker Space by our sponsors. Lion Brand Yarns and Clover supplies will be available for purchase in the Maker Space with Kreinik Mfg Co and Songbird Artistry.

An admission ticket must be purchased to attend any classes or special events.