New offers from Fetzen&Flicken

In addition to the open repair and alteration workshop, we are now offering new formats of knowledge transfer that provide information on the background of fast fashion and the numerous environmental and resource-saving alternatives. In cooperation with partners at Haus der Materialisierung (HdM), such as Kunst-Stoffe, STREETWARE saved item and Ort-Schafft-Material, we encourage to develop a more sustainable approach to clothing.
You can find our current offers under Textile Workshop

Our exciting partners at HdM also have great offers: Whether it’s a workshop, interior design or stage design – Kunst-Stoffe will help you with the right materials! At the zero-waste construction and creative market on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m., you can get advice on planning and designing creative projects with used materials. In the workshop “Zero waste now – this is how sustainable consumption works”, the lending experts from Cosum use practical exercises to show how waste can be avoided in everyday life. BAUFACHFRAU Berlin e.V. is offering a new educational program for multipliers in which the revaluation of materials with signs of use and the design process with a limited supply of materials are taught in a practical way. And together with Berliner Stadtmission, material cycles can be experienced in guided tours and low-threshold techniques and knowledge about the recycling of textiles are taught in workshops.
If you are interested in offers that are not from Kostümkollektiv, send an email to and they will put you in touch with the workshop leaders directly.

Since 2021, Kostümkollektiv has been involved at Haus der Materialisierung at Alexanderplatz and runs the Zentrum für klimaschonende Ressourcennutzung (ZfkR) under the sponsorship of Kunst-Stoffe e.V. together with other partners. ZfkR is funded within the framework of the Berlin Energy and Climate Protection Program 2030 by the Berlin Senate Department for Urban Mobility, Transport, Climate Action and the Environment.

UPCYCLING WORKSHOP- PULLI / PULLUNDER for adults by JIMMI WOW in our textile workshop

In six course modules, JIMMI WOW will guide you through the process of creating your own personal and individual sweater or pullover made of wool and/or cashmere, which you will put together from several discarded garments according to your wishes and ideas.
Previous sewing experience is helpful, but not necessary.
When: Thursdays, May 23 + 30 + June 06 + 13 + 20, 2024 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. each day
Preliminary meeting: Friday, May 17, 2024 | 4 p.m.
Where: Open textile workshop at Haus der Materialisierung (HdM), Karl-Marx-Allee 1, 10178 Berlin, access via Berolinastraße (see map)
Further information + registration: JIMMI WOW

Workshop: Ironing is underestimated!

Temperature, humidity and correct procedures – no magic! But clothes often only reveal their character after ironing and can also be brought into shape. Agnes Waedt, tailor and master of home economics, will show you what is important and teach you the most important tricks. You are welcome to bring something from your wardrobe. The workshop will be held in German.
When: April 13, 2024 | 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Textile Workshop at Haus der Materialisierung (HdM), Karl-Marx-Allee 1, 10178 Berlin, access via Berolinastraße
Contribution towards costs: 10 – 20 €

Workshop for costume design in theater and film

A two-day introduction to the world of theater and film costume design led by stage and costume designer Silvia Albarella for anyone who works with costumes and would like to gain insight into this profession.
The various aspects of costume design will be analyzed by using different costume designs and styles as examples, and illustrated by means of slide shows and the examination of concrete costumes. With the help of warm-ups and playful work with colors and fabrics, participants will be guided to create a costume image. Other costume design practices, such as mask making, dyeing and patination will be taught. Figurines can also be designed with the help of collages. Finally, the result will be documented with photos.
When: Saturday, March 02 + Sunday, March 03, 2024 | 12 p.m – 7 p.m.
Where: Stock of costumes at Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
Course number: FK2.868
Fee: 55 Euro / reduced 29 Euro
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