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International

Show of the Arts

of Thread

11th edition

April 24th-27th, 2019

From our very first show, this has been the meeting place for all aficionados from Planet Textile!

Patchwork, Quilting, Sewing, Embroidery, Home Decor, Knitting along with some of the best-known experts for 4 days in HALL XXL, Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire, from 24 to 27 April, 2019!

This hall has been chosen especially for all the technical equipment it has available.
Natural daylight flows in throughout the day and it is located in the centre of a gorgeous landscaped park on the banks of the river Erdre. In 2018, over 13,400 visitors attended this world-class event.

Its fame has transcended borders. It is now recognised worldwide and attracts visitors from many countries every year.

The theme of the 11th show is “Mysteries of the West” and there is no doubt that lovely discoveries lie ahead. Brittany will be represented, of course, but also the United States, Japan and the whole of Europe.

Australia will be our guest country of honour with several exhibitions, artists and traders coming over just for our show! The show welcomes exhibitors from all over the world, and features over 120 stands hand-picked for the quality and uniqueness of their products. The major international brands will be here too.

Visitors watching live demos (with French/English translations) will be brought close to new products and techniques, which can also be viewed on a big screen. This is a major plus for brands and exhibitors who would like to get the word out on their products.

The show also provides an opportunity to attend numerous classes and workshops taught by renowned teachers, to introduce beginners to the joys of fibre art or pass on skills and techniques. And for a sharing and community spirit, just pop in to the Bloggers’ Corner and charity booths to enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the event.

Discover all the 2018 pictures of the 2018 show HERE

2018 video

A few figures about the “Pour l’Amour du Fil” show

13,400 visitors in 2018 for our 10th show.

6,000 m² of surface filled,
including 1,700 m2 available for art galleries!

20 exhibitions,
featuring around 30 guest artists and designers.

800 antique, traditional and contemporary textile works.

About 100 classes and workshops
taught by artists and designers over the 4 days of the show.

120 hand-picked exhibitors from all around the world (Europe, Japan, Australia, USA…), some of whom you can only meet at our show.

Lectures with translations and A big TV screen in the demonstration area to bring new products and techniques close up to the audience!

« More than just a needle art show, Pour l’Amour du Fil is a high-quality entertainment show, a place where enthusiasts can meet and share their passions with, of course, the most beautiful shopping area dedicated to fi bre arts, all under one roof! »

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