European Patchwork Meeting: a unique patchwork exhibition

Truly a global reference for textile art and patchwork, this event is a yearly opportunity to discover over a thousand pieces from throughout the world and to take part in a variety of activities.

The European Patchwork Meeting is an unmissable event in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, Lièpvre and Rombach-le-Franc in Alsace, France.

A patchwork exhibition in Alsace

Do you want to admire pieces of textile art? Are you curious about patchwork and quiltmaking? Are you interested in learning traditional and modern needlework techniques?

You will love the European Patchwork Meeting.
Just picture more than a thousand textile artworks spread for your eyes over fifteen showrooms across the Val d’Argent (Silver Valley).
Over 150 exhibitors from around the world will claim nearly 50,000 square feet of booths.

The European Patchwork Meeting is listed among the global top 3 textile events! It is unique in France and Europe.
Our patchwork fair stands out by its cultural and artistic wealth.

A meeting for textile specialists and enthusiasts

Meet up with patchwork and textile specialists, artists and enthusiasts from around the world.
Thousands of visitors gather every year during this event unparalleled in France and Europe.

Besides being an amazing patchwork exhibition, this event serves as a shopping area to buy all kinds of material, fabric and accessories for patchwork and quilting lovers, and for sewing beginners and connoisseurs.

Spare a half-day or more to attend our classes: enhance your technique and learn how to make a patchwork or a quilt by the professional standards. Discover also our 4-day seminars in total immersion with an artist.

Patchwork, embroidery, dyeing, crochet, lacemaking and more: meet with all the textile enthusiasts during this 4-day event.

At the heart of the Val d’argent

A birthplace of the Amish movement, the villages nested in the Val d’Argent open their doors to you and happily welcome you for an unforgettable exhibition.

Learn about the needlework techniques used in making a traditional patchwork or an Amish quilt and about their distinguishable patterning, such as the log cabin, the bear paw or the star patterns.

You could also follow the latest trends and tend toward a more modern, artistic and creative approach.

Far from being old-fashioned, patchwork is actually trendy and well liked. Based on the principle of reusing and upcycling vintage pieces of cloth to create a new, pretty and useful piece, it completely resonates with today’s concerns.

Visit us and find new ideas to decorate and arrange your home. You may also discover a new artistic and creative passion!

The European Patchwork Meeting is held every year in September in Alsace. Discover this reference for all textile arts aficionados.