London's exclusive luxury fashion fabric show

11 - 12 March 2020 ONE MARYLEBONE, LONDON, NW1 4AQ 10.00am - 6.00pm

A very, very British fabric story

First-time exhibitor in March, A W Hainsworth operates one of the oldest mills in the UK. This 7th generation fabric company is a new and exciting addition to the forthcoming Textile Forum line-up. It offers something a little more than special - it is not only one of the country’s remaining vertical mills creating everything from the raw wool to the final finished fabrics, but it also has fascinating British historical ties. The 'thin red line' scarlet coats worn at the Battle of Waterloo? The RAF 'boys in blue'? The invention of khaki? These were all A W Hainsworth's making. The company still supplies Royalty with its iconic and timeless fabrics, such as that vivid scarlet worn by the Queen's Guards. It’s timely, given the trend for anything military, that… Read More

Textile Forum appoints first Artist in Residence

[caption id="attachment_305" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Insoluable: this piece, combines a textile base with jigsaw puzzle pieces. It can be arranged into fluid and pelt-like organic shapes. The fragmented pictures within make up an amorphous serpentine sculptural form.[/caption] Contemporary textilian artist Jellis has been appointed Textile Forum’s first Artist in Residence. For both our shows in 2014, award-winning artist Jellis will be creating unique installations with a textile theme. Look out for these specially commissioned artworks when you arrive at the March show. As a recent graduate in fine art, Jellis sees becoming Textile Forum's Artist in Residence as an exciting and inspiring opportunity. "It is a fantastic chance to make and exhibit new work in a beautiful venue alongside the very latest creative and innovative fashion fabrics. A lifelong passion for… Read More

And another British story …

Leicestershire-based Montreux Fabrics has been producing luxurious jersey fabrics in the UK for more than 60 years using a wide range of yarns from micro modal to viscose linen. Find out more from Joseph Mulligan who will be on the stand. Read More

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