More UK companies have joined the line-up for the BFM-hosted London Fabric Show, which takes place on 29th February and 1st March 2016. The British companies will exhibit alongside prestigious companies from Belgium, Italy and Turkey, in the executive boxes of Chelsea FC.
Warwick Fabrics, Art of the Loom, British Velvets, Abraham Moon & Sons, FSN UK and Clarkson Textiles are all bringing new fabrics and designs to the show.
Lancashire based British Velvets is the last remaining velvet weaver in the UK and produces over 750 velvets. The company will be showing all of its ranges as well as three new collections.
New to the 2016 show is Art of the Loom, a long-established producer of fabrics based in Clitheroe, now dedicated to producing natural-fibre fabrics that are truly British. Using only wool, linen, cotton and viscose in its in-house-designed collections, the company's fabrics have the luxurious feel of natural textures.
Abraham Moon & Sons has been producing wool since 1837 and is one of the last remaining vertical woollen mills in the UK. With a reputation for consistent quality and innovative design, its 13 unique ranges for domestic and contact furnishings are known for luxury. Abraham Moon & Sons will be showing new patterns in many of its ranges.
Clarkson Textiles, also based in Lancashire, was set up in 1984 to provide flame-retardant coatings for customer-supplied fabrics. The company has now expanded, and produces its own comprehensive range of flame-retardant fabrics for both domestic and contract upholstery customers. On show will be new stain-resist, anti-microbial coatings and a patented waterproof/Crib 5 application for healthcare and hospitality sectors.
Returning to the show and brining an extensive collection of patterns and plains in a huge variety of fabric types, is Warwick Fabrics. From its Gloucestershire base, Warwick has been supplying upholstery and soft furnishing fabrics, for both domestic and commercial interiors, for over 25 years, and will be bringing new vinyls and fabric collections in a range of styles and new colours.
New to the Show is FSN UK, based in Greater Manchester, an importer of a wide range of upholstery and curtain fabrics which has new wool, high-performance polyester and flame-retardant velvets to offer.
The exhibitor list also includes many well-known brands from Belgium including Ter Molst, Symphony Mills, Boyteks Textiles, Annabel Textiles, Muvantex, Green Street Textiles, Abraham Moon & Sons, Ketts, as well as Adoksan from Turkey and Prostex from Italy, which will bring new designs, together with large selections from their current catalogues.