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Update: 2 dates for our Indigo Dye Class in 2019

Due to high interest in this class we will be offering 2 dates for this class:30 November and 1 December 2019 One day workshop on Indigo Dyeing in Cologne We will be starting an indigo vat from scratch together and keep dyeing with it for the day. This class is all about you getting to […] read more

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Back form the Oppenheim Yarnfestival 2019

I am back from 2 days of awesomeness! I love meeting my customers in person and chat about natural dyes, yarn projects and all the wonderful things my customers create!A special shout-out to those lovely ladies who take the time to bring along their finishes objects from Alte Künste yarn – I love seeing those […] read more

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Sponsor for Pailletten Perlen Plunder -Frickelalong

Ok folks, this if for those of you who speak German as well:I am one of the sponsors of the Frickel-Along (that’s not just a knit-along but more a craft-along) hosted by the fabulous German podcast Frickelcast! Besides being able to listen to the podcast in German, there is a pretty active community on Instagram. […] read more

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Botanical Dye Weekend at Hand Herz Seele

Cordula Becker from Hand Herz Seele Creative Retreats had invited me to do a long boantical dye weekend. Cordula’s event are always a real tread and I was very excited to get the chance to work with Hand Herz Seele again. If I remember correctly, Cordula started with her creative retreats in 2015 and her […] read more

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Back from Nadelwelt Karlsruhe 2019

3 days of all things patchwork, quilt, cloth & yarn – that is the Nadelwelt (Needleworld) Fair at Karlsruhe. Apart form the actual trade fair Nadelwelt also offers workshops and a fabulous exhibition each year. I admire all the craftsmenship necessary to create such awesome needlework and make room each year to make a quick […] read more

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Woolmarket Vaterstetten

2nd weekend of October is the date for the woolmarket in Vaterstetten – I have heard a lot about this fabulous yarnfestival over the years and this year was the first time for Alte Künste – Ancient Arts to take part! The woolmarket takes place at the Reitsberger Hof – a large farm with riding […] read more

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FibreShare – I am taking part!

I am super excited! This is the first time I am taking part in FibreShare – you can still signup on the er FibreShare-Seite until 20 May 2018. What’s it all  about? It is an international fibre exchange – you send yarn or fibre to an asigned person and somebody else sends you a package with yarn, […] read more

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Allgäu Needlestiches 2018

Wow – we had two fabulous days at Oberstdorf. Actually it was three days for me counting all my travels to get there and back home again. The Allgäu Needlestiches take place at the ice rink at Oberstdorf each year – and I was excited to be part of the yarnfestival this year for the […] read more

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Happy Easter Holidays!

Over here in Germany everythings comes to a halt – more or less – with a long weekend off, shops & offices are closed, people visit family or simply take a holiday with spring approaching (though its really cold this year). So feel free to use your free-time to check out my  etsy-Shop with the coupon-code OSTERN2018 for a […] read more

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