Hall 7

"If you can dream it, you can do it!" Walt Disney used to say ... but also ... "Dreams are desires", someone else said ... And what is the right place to give life to your dreams?

The Land of Toys becomes the place to realize your desires: the magic pot where you can find what you need to give vent to your passions. You will find everything for creative sewing, embroidery, patchwork, crochet and knitwear , the bijoux and much more, but the big news of this year is the special project "Sewing on you - Kids Edition" where you can learn the secrets of DIY sewing for children and teenagers: clothing, fashion accessories, puppets, educational games and textiles for the bedroom of children, directly from the most famous artisans, bloggers, youtuber and creative.

As in the laboratory of a mad scientist, in "The Dream Factory" you can give life to your crazy ideas! You just have to look for the right ingredients for your imagination and ... start dreaming!

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SPECIAL PROJECTS

CUCITO SU DI TE - KIDS Edition

Curated by Gaia Segattini

Sponsored by Burda Style, Mez FabricsMilward, Tre Cerchi Rosso, Mez Duet, Gnoato LinoStof Fabrics, Katia Fabrics

“Cucito su di te” was a great success in Abilmente Fall edition, that’s why the new interactive area comes back at the Spring edition. Meet the newest DIY fashion guru for children, which will feature the newest techniques and imagery.

It is a colourful and contemporary space-lab, where you can learn to make clothes and accessories for children thanks to classes, live shows and immediate and funny workshops. You will have the chance to use raw materials and utensils coming from the major fashion houses, in a stimulating and creative atmosphere. There will be not only children's clothing but also educational games, accessories and decorations for the bedroom, puppets and clothes for mothers who want to be comfortable!

“Cucito su di te” is an area dedicated to revalue traditional handmade techniques, which are experienced from new points of view by micro-businesswomen, youtuber, blogger and creative talents. It is also a place to slow down, face with, test products and trends in this world. Are you curious?

Find out the attendee names in this area! Keep follow our news!

CUCITO SU DI TE - KIDS EDITION LIVE SHOW

An area where you can watch live tutorials, demonstrations and sewing and tailoring minicourses to create clothes, accessories, games and puppets for your children.

 A rich program, with many fresh and new proposals for children's clothing and also educational games, accessories and decorations for the bedroom, puppets and original and comfortable clothes for mothers.

Most famous influencer of the DIY world will be the special guests of Live Show Area. Let yourself be wowed from surprises and turn of events!

The daily live plan with sponsor will be available soon.

BEBUÚLAB

Are you a creative person, a craftsman, an opi or an enthusiast of handmade creations? This is the place for you. It’s the Bebuù classes area, where you can learn many things about basic techniques to express your creativity or follow professional courses to grow your brand. We will range from creative sewing to web marketing notions to promote yourself online; from the freemotion technique to the tax course for hobbyists.

And if you have your children with you, we will be even happier! In the Bebuù area you can leave the children for a few hours to play and have fun in complete safety. Meanwhile you are visiting the fair, doing some shopping or attending workshops, the little ones will be busy colouring, making workshops suitable for their age or simply relaxing in the space dedicated to them.

Stay tuned! We will reveal the program soon.

LOOK AT ME - KNIT CAFÉ

Organized by Sul Filo dell'Arte Association

Sponsored by Mez Cucirini

The eyes are the soul’s mirror and, why not, also of our creations, such as dolls, amigurumi and puppets.

Get ready with your crochets and wire and needle! In this Knit Café, we will learn how to do eyes, a perfect magic circle to start circular working, change colour without steps and imperfections and work on one small project in two or three dimensions.

PATCHWORK ASSOCIATIONS

In this area the 5 most representative Veneto Associations in the world of Patchwork - Associazione Ad Maiora (VR), Casa Patchwork & Quilting (Bassano del Grappa - VI); Dodi Quilt (VI), Patchwork Passion (PD) and Patchwork Idea (TV). A lot of courses and demonstrations for the duration of the event, as well as exhibit their spring-themed products.

In the same context will also be present the National Association Quilt Italy to promote the activities of the Association.

THE IDEAS ROAD

The trendy space that cannot miss!

A selection of creative craft artists will feature their latest innovations to the public, including: crochet, bijoux, binding, origami, steampunk, mix media, mosaic, sewing, quilling and more!
An interactive and exchange place where you can meet and get to know the "gurus" of the sector, follow demonstrations and live tutorials and find out new collections and manuals!

EXHIBITION

STORYTELLINGQUILT

What does it happen when an adventure or story or experience is told through patchwork technique? That is what Marta Anzolla asked herself.
She is a color therapist, teacher and enthusiast of creative sewing and patchwork. Her willing brought to organize this emotional exhibition, above all for those who participated in those works. We are already win over.
After the first meeting in Abilmente Roma, we will feature the StorytellingQuilt project also in Abilmente Vicenza primavera 2019 with the presentation of others quilts that took part in this adventure.


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