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2021 Nashville Needlework Market

New Dates: Friday, May 21-23, 2021

Sorry, this is NOT a consumer show. It is only ONLY open to wholesale buyers. But you won't miss out entirely since this is where your favorite store goes to find the newest and best needlework products. Click here to see a list of LNS that are attending.


2021 Exhibitors

2021 Registered Buyers

2021 Floor Layout

2021 Show Schedule (Tentative Changes)

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Check-in and exhibitor setup. Hotel check in is 4 pm.

Friday, May 21, 2021
Registration 10 am - 8 pm
Classes 9 am - 4 pm
Early Bird Shopping 4 pm - 8 pm (extended hours)

Saturday, May 22, 2021
Registration & Package Storage 9 am - 7 pm
Show Rooms open 9 am - 7 pm (extended hours)

Sunday, May 23, 2021
Registration & Package Storage 9 am - 4 pm
Show Rooms open 9 am - 4 pm



Class Registration will be updated in November 2020.


Buyer Registration

2021 Nashville Needlework Buyer Registration. There is no charge to attend the show as a Buyer if you Register before April 2021! There will be a $50 charge per store to register at the show.

Pre-registered Buyers are eligible for special promotional emails and a FREE store listing on the Nashville Market website!


Hotel Reservation

Registration for the 2021 show is now open! Hotel discount code will be emailed to you after you register.

The Nashville Needlework Market is at the Embassy Suites in Franklin, TN (the same hotel as last year's Nashville Market).





2021 Nashville Needlework Market 'Happiness Is Homemade' Cookbook

Each Exhibitor and Store Owner will receive a FREE copy of the 2021 Nashville Needlework Market cookbook exclusively at Market. A limited number of cookbooks will be available to purchase at wholesale (suggested retail $8.00, 64 pages, 4oz.).

The 2021 Nashville Cookbook will feature recipes and small free charts from Joseph's Workshop, Anne Brinkley Designs, The Nebby Needle, AuryTM Designs, Rosewood Manor, Pickle Barrel Designs and many more!

Exhibitors and Retailers planning to attend 2021 Nashville Needlework Market, click here to submit your recipes.

Which recipes should you send? Stitchers love to read about the food you make for your family and friends. Email accompanying photos and/or a small chart to info@NeedleworkRetailer.com or upload to our website. Please send a photo (no larger than 4" x 3") that is relevant to your recipe. For example, a photo of the finished dish or you with your Grandmother. A small free chart would also be fun! Only high resolution .pdf, .png, jpg files will be accepted.





Request a Wholesaler Suite

Click here for exhibitor information and costs.

Exhibitor registration will occur in steps. 2020 Market Exhibitors will first have an opportunity to reserve their same room.

Exhibitor registration will occur in steps.

  1. Now through August 1: Exhibitors in last year's show will first have an opportunity to reserve their same room.
  2. About August 1 there will be a few days where we work on requests from prior exhibitors to move rooms.
  3. Next will be registration for new exhibitors.

If you would like to be a new exhibitor, fill out our Exhibitor Form to be added to the waiting list. You are not committing to exhibit. You are only asking that we contact you later.


If you have any questions

Free free to contact us if you have any questions about the show.

Megan Chriswisser at Needlework Retailer at 800-561-5380 or info@needleworkretailer.com

Larry Johnson or Beth Johnson at Yarn Tree at 800-247-3952 or info@yarntree.com

Needlework Retailer,117 Alexander Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50010. Phone: 800-561-5380 or 515-232-6507. Fax 515-232-0789. email info@needleworkretailer.com

For advertising information call Megan Chriswisser at 1-800-561-5380.

The Needlework Retailer is the only trade magazine devoted entirely to the counted cross stitch, needlepoint, and the needlework industry. Published by Yarn Tree 6 times a year and distributed free to retail stores in the US that sell needlework. Print subscriptions are available to others related to the industry in the United States for $14 for 6 issues; in Canada for $20 for 6 issues; other countries $43 for 6 issues. Online subscriptions are free. Sorry, subscriptions are not available to consumers.

If you are a retail needlework store and are not receiving the Needlework Retailer please use our Manage Subscription page or call us at 800-561-5380 to subscribe.