Trend scout and creative expert Gabriela Kaiser from TRENDagentur can be heard three times this year at the h+h cologne @home. There will be lots of input on mood boards, shop presentation and the hottest trends in the creative business!
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In our last blog post, we presented sustainable products from our manufacturers around the world. As this topic is becoming more and more important, we will show you even more sustainable products of our exhibitors in this second part.
The h+h cologne is usually a place where you can get to know numerous innovations live and up close. Even if this year unfortunately was not possible in this way, we would still like to present the great new products of our manufacturers to you! There are several new products at Mettler, who are expanding their wide range of high quality yarn by two absolute must-haves and additionally offer a brand new, appealing advertising set for their retailers.
This year burda style celebrates its 70th birthday - and in keeping with the spirit of its founder, this anniversary year is to be celebrated accordingly! To thank business partners, customers and DIY enthusiasts for their years of support, great anniversary promotions are planned throughout the year.
These beautiful yarns and wools already foreshadow the splendid colours of summer and autumn. Here you can see some wonderful novelties of our exhibitors!
Instructions, accessories and ready-made kits - the embroidery business is booming! We show you the new products from Hawthorne, Permin and Luca-S.
Belousek and Zweigart present great new products for embroidery and punch needling. "Punch Needle" is a versatile and at the same time very simple embroidery technique that creates unique designs. Let us inspire you!
In times of climate change, consumers and exhibitors worldwide attach importance to sustainability and fair production conditions. We have compiled a selection of sustainable products from our exhibitors from all over the world for you here.
The Ricorumi Crochet Along by Rico Design goes into the second round. Starting from 27. March is again crocheted together with sugar sweet templates for download. All information about it can be found here.
The bloggers from Frickelcast have also come up with a community campaign that aims to give the community a sense of belonging despite the postponement of h+h cologne. Read more about the campaign and the associated competitions here
The two popular activities of the initiative Handarbeit are going into the next round: #machdeinding will have a live Sewalong on Saturday and we are happy that "make me take me" will continue this year - now also with an offshoot for the schools
Anna Schuster and Dominique Watral were participants in "Guido's Masterclass" at the beginning of 2019, a VOX show with star designer Guido Maria Kretschmer.
Inspired by the Masterclass, Anna Schuster and Dominique Watral will be giving a workshop on the second day of the fair on the subject of "fabric manipulation".
Moodboards have been known in the advertising industry for a long time. They can be used, for example, to arrange photos, newspaper clippings or samples of materials to capture a mood (Mood) or a visual concept ...
Dragons, fish, butterflies, flowers - the storytelling of the Miao people is as unique as their traditional embroidery patterns. In Wang Lan's workshop "Made in China! Craftsmanship Embroidery" visitors will get to know an almost forgotten world where the craft of embroidery had a much wider meaning than we can imagine today.
In Berlin a robot is learning how to knit in the scope of a scientific project. The aim: Breaking through the sex stereotype and allowing humans and machines to interact. An initial cognition: Knitting is highly complex. More on the theme in our interview.
In Daniela Johannsenova's workshop "Ran to the knots: Makramee jewellery" at the h+h cologne in March the participants learn the basics of the artistic knotting of the macrame technique ...
Facebook ambassador and social media consultant Mikaela Ioannou wants to show how important social networks are for retailers in the handicraft industry today ...
"How does Instagram work? A beginner's course" - this is Susi Strickliesel's workshop at the upcoming h+h cologne. We asked the passionate influencer and author a few questions about the topic ...
The mission of “Healthy Seas , a Journey from Waste to Wear” initiative is to remove waste from the seas, in particular fishing nets, for the purpose of creating “healthier” seas. The recovered fishing nets will be transformed and recycled by Aquafil into ECONYL®, a yarn used to create new products such as socks, swimwear, sportswear or carpets . Healthy Seas is committed to marine protection and aims for sustainability, in both an environmental and an economic sense.
The accessory designer Tobias Milse is already known to many from Guido Maria Kretschmer's show "Skillfully threaded". In his workshop, the author of the book "Männermode nähen" (sewing men's fashions) will focus on the topic "Colour your leather! Working with leather and imitation leather" ...
If anyone knows colours, it's Ellen Deckers from Pollevie, crochetshawl.com , omslagdoekhaken.nl . Not only do they make their products stand out, they also make them unmistakable. Her style is inspired by her many travels and her childhood abroad. Another reason for her colourful handicrafts is that they make people happy, says Decker.