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LA TEXTILE HAPPENINGS


Below is a sampling of happenings featured at the March 2019 edition of LA TEXTILE. Stay tuned for October's show details!
 
 
LA TEXTILE X PECLERS PARIS TREND FORUM
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13B

LA Textile is honored to partner with global trend agency, Peclers Paris, collaborating on a new vision for this season’s Trend Forum. Our visual designers have created tactile art installations that give form to Spring / Summer 20 trends, composed of curated samples that best reflect forecasted fashion and creative themes.
 
CANOPY OF IMAGINATION
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  Show Hours  |  Main Lobby

Curated in partnership with Alexander Henry Fabrics and Corrie In Color, “Canopy of Imagination” is an interpretive view on the unexpected and irreverent composition of Alexander Henry Fabrics. As you stand beneath the installation, evidence of the human hand through their time-honored process of design is unmistakable.
 
CHAIN-STITCHING WITH TNT EMBROIDERY
  Wednesday, March 6  |  11am – 5pm  |  Floor 13B

Take a creative break to learn the art of chain stitching from TNT Embroidery, LA’s premier chain-stitching collective. Return home from LA Textile with your own designed & stitched silk fabric square.  All materials will be provided.
 
NEIHULE SALON x ALEXANDER HENRY MANICURES
  Wednesday, March 6  |  1pm – 5pm  |  Floor 13A

Express your love for print design and nail art by indulging in a complimentary manicure provided by Neihule Salon – a premier, luxury Salon and beauty academy in the heart of the Fashion District. Pick from a selection of fun and funky 100% vegan and cruelty free nail wraps designed by Alexander Henry Fabrics and printed by NCLA Beauty.
 
MAYU SILK ART
  Wednesday, March 6  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13A

Designers, take a moment to exercise your creativity and get your hands dirty with Mayu Silk Art. Learn silk-marbling and create a beautiful, complimentary scarf or wall-hanging as your LA Textile show souvenier. All materials will be provided.
 
MACRAMÉ KEYCHAINS WORKSHOP
  Thursday, March 7  |  11am – 3pm  |  Floor 13A

Add the art of macramé to your list of design skills by joining seasoned art instructor Lauren Tetef who will teach you the basics and show you how to create a macramé keychain for you to take home as an LA Textile keepsake. All materials will be provided.
 
JAPAN BLUE X KIRILEIGH JONES LIVE PAINTING
  Wednesday - Thursday, March 6 - 7  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13B

Art and textiles converge in this live painting experience featuring renowned muralist KiriLeigh Jones, collaborating with premium denim mill Japan Blue Co Ltd. Known for intricately detailed, mandala-inspired artwork, get creatively inspired throughout the course of the show as you watch the artist paint a custom-designed mural using Japan Blue’s raw selvedge denim as canvas.
 
CREATE WITH A COBBLER
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13A

Enter to win a complete design experience at Clover & Cobbler’s high-end footwear factory in Van Nuys, CA. Meet one-on-one with their talented development team to design & fit your own custom pair of shoes. Head over to Booth 3002 and drop off your business card to enter. Gain a bonus entry if you follow and tag @cloverandcobbler and @latextile in your Instagram story or post!
 
FELTLOOM LIVE DEMONSTRATION
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13A

Step into the world of tech innovations with the FeltLOOM® machine, a patented technology that allows the user to produce high-quality felted material in a fraction of the time required in traditional felting techniques. Learn firsthand how the FeltLOOM can turn different types of raw fiber into fabric, as well as how scrap materials and textiles can be repurposed into new fabric.
 
SWATCH TO FINISH
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  Show Hours  |  Floor 13B

Swatch to Finish is a glimpse into the evolution of design - from preliminary sketch to perfected garment on a runway muse. This curated collection presents a rare behind-the-scenes look into the process of several LA Textile fabric exhibitors as they materialized their dream designs from swatch to finish.


MORNING PICK-ME-UP
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  8am - 12pm  |  Show Lounge

Start the show off right with a handcrafted cup of Australian roast Longshot Coffee. Open to all attendees & exhibitors.
 
ONLINE-REGISTERED ATTENDEE LUNCH
  Wednesday - Thursday, March 6 - 7  |  12pm - 2pm  |  Show Lounge

As a thank you to attendees who register online, we invite you to a hosted lunch - on us!
     
     
FABFAD PHOTOBOOTH
  Wednesday - Friday, March 6 - 8  |  10am - 3pm  |  Floor 13A

Snap your show selfies in front of our custom-printed step and repeat courtesy of exhibitor FabFad.
 
HARMLESS HARVEST STAND
  Wednesday, March 6  |  10am - 2pm  |  Show Lounge

Take a wellness break in our Lounge with Harmless Harvest’s organic, antioxidant-rich coconut water.
     
     
ON THE ROCKS HAPPY HOUR
  Wednesday, March 6  |  3pm - 5pm  |  Show Lounge

Celebrate the new season with a complimentary selection of mixed drinks courtesy of award-winning On The Rocks Premium Cocktails.
 
HEALTH-ADE KOMBUCHA BAR
  Thursday, March 7  |  12pm - 5pm  |  Show Lounge

Treat your taste buds and your tummy to some delicious self-care, compliments of Health-Ade Kombucha.






 





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