LA TEXTILE HAPPENINGS
OCTOBER 2019 EXPERIENCE
Please check back for March 2020 Show Experience updates.
Wednesday-Friday | Show Hours | Floor 13B
Relax in the 2020 Lounge between your appointments and learn about the exciting future of the California Market Center. In 2020, we’re moving LA Textile to Building C, the CMC’s new home for Fashion & Events. Get a sneak peek of what’s to come & look forward to all the perks of our newly renovated building..
Wednesday-Friday | Show Hours | Lounge 2020, Floor 13B
Snap your show selfies in front of our custom LA Textile background and share your show with #LATextile.
TULLE EMBROIDERING WITH MAKERS MESS
Wednesday-Thursday | 10am-12pm | Design Lab 1, Floor 13A
Take a creative break to learn the art of Tulle Embroidering with local creative art studio, Makers Mess. Create delicate masterpieces on a thin sheet of tulle for some dreamy décor.
BLOCK PRINTING WITH MAKERS MESS
Wednesday-Thursday | 1pm-3pm | Design Lab 1, Floor 13A
Sit down with Makers Mess and get crafty with Block Printing! Use a range of textiles, specialty inks & hand-carved stamps to create unique printed fabrics.
SHOW BAG LIVE SCREEN PRINTING WITH PRINT RENEGADES
Wednesday-Thursday | 10am-3pm | Design Lab 2, Floor 13A
Pick up your LA Textile Show Tote Bag and have it screen printed live by Print Renegades. Pick 1 of 4 custom designs created just for LA Textile attendees. While supplies last, one per attendee.
MARINA LEIGHT ATELIER x LEIGHT LESSONS
Wednesday-Thursday | Show Hours | Design Lab 3, Floor 13A
View sustainably sourced collection pieces by designer Marina Leight Atelier. Custom designer for over 25 years with training under a Savile Row tailor and apprenticeship for Italian couture, Marina has recently relaunched a zero-waste atelier where she also teaches her craft to children and young adults. All unused fabric scraps are made into animal beds and donated to local rescues.
NATURAL DYING WITH DOGWOOD DYER
Friday | 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm | Design Lab 1, Floor 13A
The Dogwood Dyer grows dye plants organically in between the rows of her heritage family orange grove in Southern California as well as forages in a sustainable manner for abundant local plants. Join Liz as she teaches the history of natural dying and leads a workshop dying bandanas as an LA Textile take-home souvenir!
FELTLOOM LIVE DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday - Friday | Show Hours | Booth 2000, 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.
Wednesday-Thursday | Show Hours | Floor 13A
Shop vintage fashion, apothecary, upcycled apparel, and design essentials from a curated group of sellers in the Designer’s Bazaar. Make time in your day to find an inspirational vintage piece or a new candle to set your intentions.
bites & refreshments
Wednesday-Friday | 9am – 3pm | Café Lounge, Floors 13A/13B
Start the show off right with a handcrafted cup of Oaxacan roast coffee from Café Santo’s pop-up expresso bar.
Wednesday-Friday | Show Hours | Café Lounge, Floors 13A/13B
Snag some grab-and-go BARE snacks while you shop. Real fruits and veggies simply sliced and baked into deliciously crunchy chips.
Wednesday- Thursday | 3pm – 5pm | Bars, Floors 13A & 13B
Reward yourself after a day of shopping with BABE wines, refreshing alcoholic TURA Kombucha and Los Angeles-based Nomadica Wines.
DISTILLING 101 WITH GREENBAR DISTILLERY
Wednesday | 3pm – 5pm | Café Lounge, Floors 13A/13B
Come learn about spirits at Greenbar Distillery’s happy hour pop-up tasting experience! Sample organic liquors and get educated about distilling from a DTLA local distiller.
FREE UBER RIDES TO LA TEXTILE
Pick-Up Location | CMC Plaza, 9th Street
We’re now offering complimentary Uber rides for an enhanced LA Textile trip! Ask for your CMC Uber code upon check-in at Registration. Each code is valid for two free rides up to $10 each. Rides must begin or end at CMC and are valid Wednesday – Friday of LA Textile only. Limited quantities are available to registered attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis.
CMC HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE
Show Hours | CMC Plaza, 9th Street
Complimentary shuttle service is another perk to enjoy when you stay at our partner hotels. Shuttles run to and from the CMC, every 30 minutes from the 9th St. Plaza.
Show Hours | Registration, Main Lobby
Store your bags using our complimentary luggage service. Located at Registration.