Workshops 2021

Unfortunately, due to circumstances, we have to suspend the seminars 2021.
Dates for next year will be announced around november.
We will be happy to keep you up to date, just write us an email.

We are pleased to have won Ulrike Bogdan as seminar leader this year.
Ulrike will offer two seminars at our company. For descriptions of her seminars please see the respective link.
The seminar description of our August seminars can be found below.

The next dates for dyeing seminars in Rüsselsheim (near Frankfurt am Main):

- 13 - 16 May 2021: Plant dyeing on wool and silk (with Polle Widmaier, Information below) Registration via

- 03 - 08 June 2021: Linen plantdye, course in English or German (with Ulrike Bogdan) - Registration via 

- 18 - 20 June 2021: different types of indigo dyeing (with Ulrike Bogdan) - registration via 

- 10 - 12 September 2021: Plant dyeing on wool and silk (with Polle Widmaier, Information below) Registration via

Historical or modern workshop, here you will learn how to plantdye fabric, yarn and other things.
If dyeing with Krapp (roof of madder), Reseda luteola (Wau), Cochenille, Walnutshell, Onionpeel, Indigo, Woad and much more - we make the world bright!

Natural dyed fabrics are not only usable for reenactment.
This wide range of beautifull colors is mostly not to match with chemical dye, so the plantdye move back into modern life.
And all plantdyes are all possible to make without metal, so it is good to use for sensitive skin.

The workshops take part eather in our Workshop or we can come to your place.

Mostly the workshops take part from friday to sunday afternoon.

Our wool and silk workshop:
There is a lot to learn and that will take time.
The weekend ist to have fun, so we do have a lot to work but also a lot to laugh :-)

You should learn yourself how natural dyeing works.
For this reason you should be with us at each step and could dye your cloth or/and yarn the colors you want to.
And of course you will get a written documentation with all recipies and hints to rework the dye at home yourself.

Price for the workshop 150,00 Euro plus Material.
The price includes food, dyer instruction handbook and the preparation of your material (mordant for yarn and fabric)
We will gladly help you to find a cheap overnight stay close by.

If you are interessted, please contact us by email and we will send you details. :-)