Cover Competition

On behalf of the International Textile Alliance’s Educational Foundation, the ITA is pleased to bring to you another opportunity to gain exposure in the home furnishings industry for your school and students. The Showtime Directory Cover Competition.

Twice a year the Showtime Directory is printed and distributed. Our mailing list consists of over 6,450 industry executives from around the world. We would like to give you the opportunity to create a print, dobby, or jacquard fabric design that will be applied to the cover. Below you will find the guidelines for the Cover Competition. The winning student and school will receive exposure in publications, as well as a monetary award of $500 for the student. In addition, the school will be recognized in the Showtime Magazine if the school has not been featured before or recognized in 3 years.

Participation Form: Click here to download the form

Submission Deadline:    October 3, 2017 for the Summer Directory & Guide
                                            February 27, 2018 for the Winter Directory & Guide

Entry Submission: Via email,

Please narrow your selections by pre-screening, only 6 entries per school will be accepted.  Feel free to contact our office with any questions. (336) 885-6842

Winner: June 2017

Shelby Williams
Savannah College of Art & Design

Jane Eyre

Ever since reading the book, Jane Eyre, I’ve been inspired by Charlotte Bronte’s novel. Every flower used in the design is mentioned within the book, and the birds are a reference to Jane as she often calls herself a bird of sort.