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 €
Registration: textilwerkstatt@kostuemkollektiv.de

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
Information on course registration: www.vhs-fk.de, vhs@ba-fk.berlin.de

Figurative embroidery. Costume collective at the action day at the Museum für Kommunikation

As part of the KLIMA_X exhibition at the Museum für Kommunikation / Museum of Communication, “Figurative embroidery”, led by costume designer and graphic artist Emilia Patrignani, provides opportunities to visibly repair holes and individualize clothing. Whether holey or boring – clothing can be enhanced and repaired with interesting embroidery. You will learn simple basic stitches and the basics of repair embroidery. New entries possible every hour. Bring your clothes in need of repair. The event is free of charge and will be held in German and English.
When: January 28, 2024 | 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Museum für Kommunikation / Museum of Communication, Leipziger Straße 16, 10117 Berlin