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International

Show of the Arts

of Thread

April 25th-28th, 2018

Opening preview:
Tuesday, April 24th
from 6 to 9 pm

10th edition “Spirit of the South”

April 25th-28th, 2018

Opening preview:
Tuesday, April 24th from 6 to 9 pm

Exceptional exhibitions Provençal treasures: Piqué de Marseille, Boutis, antique attire, and conferences about Provence’s textile heritage.

Dozens of fi ber artists and designers from around the globe:

Shizuko Kuroha, Kumiko Nakayama, Mary & Joe Koval, Willyne Hammerstein, Sachiko Yoshida, Pamela Goecke-Dinndorf, Max & Louise, and many more!

Over 120 selected booths, classes and workshops, big-screen, live demos, a warm
and friendly bloggers’ corner open to all those who wish to share their experience.

Our 2018 artists

Mieke Duyck

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Mieke Duick is a Belgian quilter who creates works of art that are both modern and classic. Thanks to her fertile imagination, she chooses fabrics and blocks in such a way so as to create quilts that are astoundingly original. Mieke is a master at...learn more.

Betsy Chutchian

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Author of several books, and one of Moda’s premier designers, Betsy is a quilting star from the United States. An enthusiast of traditional quilts, she affectionately reinterprets...learn more.

Anne Woringer

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Anne is the French author of the beautiful book « Au Fil d’une passion ». Her work is an exploration of the art of...learn more.

Sachiko Yoshida

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For over 30 years, this Japanese artist has created works of art exclusively with antique kimonos, thus making her a pioneer in this field. Sachiko Yoshida creates exceptional...learn more.

Pamela Goecke-Dinndorf

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Pamela is the visionary designer behind “Aardvark Quilts”. Her work is wildly graphic and original thanks to her color and fabric choice. Learn more.

Kumiko Nakayama

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For 20 years now, Kumiko Nakayama has been illuminating the traditional art of Boutis with exceptional delicacy and expertise, an art for which Marseille and its region were...learn more.

Mary and Joe KOVAL

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Over the course of their marriage, Mary and Joe have collected and sold numerous quilts, a journey that represents their love, shared memories, admiration and...learn more.

Max & Louise

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Behind the “Max & Louise Pattern Co.” are two Australian friends, Lisa Kerr and Louisa Lott, who share a joint passion for quilts. Together they create,...learn more

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The 2016 Edition was from

April 20th to 23rd!

In honor to Japan for this 8th edition!

In 2016, the show’s theme will be « Sakura » (Cherry Blossom) in honor to our guests and to the exhibition “THE BEST OF MY LITTLE JAPAN”.

We had the privilege to welcome some prestigious international artists such as Yoko Saito from Japan who will come with her exceptional pasterpieces, Margaret Sampson George, Brigitte Giblin and Linda Collins from Australia with their colorful and bright quilts, and many other surprises.

2017 “Pour l’Amour du Fil” show

Throughout the show, exhibitors present new trends, new products, ever more efficient equipment and new techniques in the Thread Arts.

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