NEWS – POUR L’AMOUR DU FIL SHOW

Dear all,

The special edition of the Pour l’Amour du Fil Show is already behind us and we are already working hard on the next one which will take place from Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd April 2022, same time, same place!

We are pleased to announce that Australia will be our guest country of honour and we will be welcoming a host of Australian designers for next year’s show.

The theme of next year’s contest is…

« The World of Down Under »!

The term “Down Under” obviously references Australia, but don’t let that stop you from going further! For example, the bottom of the oceans also are “Down Under”… So you can also think about the coral reef, which will be featured at the show. It’s up to you! There are thousand of things in the world “down there”!

So let your imagination run free! This contest is open to all kind of textile arts (quilting, embroidery, knitting, lace, crochet, etc…). We can’t wait to discover what you are all going to make, but we have no doubt it is going to be fabulous!

The competition rules, as well as the application form, shall soon be updated on the Contest page (HERE) and in Quiltmania magazine.

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For those who are nostalgic for the 2021 show and these 4 days of emotion and festivities, or for those who were unable to attend, we offer you a nice look back on some of the highlights of the show through the videos and pictures of the event!

– Find a selection of pictures to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the show on the Photo Gallery

– Watch the presentations of the Demo Stage: demonstrations of techniques, products, animations…

– Watch the interviews of four of our guest artists who present their work on the Video Gallery

 

The Pour l’Amour du Fil show team 

POUR L’AMOUR DU FIL SHOW, OVERALL PRESENTATION:

Ever since 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 the Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire every year!

« 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 fiber arts, all under one roof! » Marie B.

Relive our 2021 edition!

(English version coming soon)

More than 6000 visitors attended this 12th edition.

5,000 m² of surface filled, including 1,700 m² available for art galleries!

More than 30 exhibitions featuring our guest artists and designers.

600 antique, traditional and contemporary textile works.

About 60 classes and workshops taught by artists and designers.

50 exhibitors were present this year, some of whom you can only meet at our show.

A Demo Stage where the visitors can see live demonstrations of materials and techniques!

A Make and Take area where you can learn about the basics of sewing and patchwork.

Our 2021 sponsors