Guided tour ‘From Fibre to Fabric’

To understand weaving and knitting techniques properly, it is important learn the different stages of textile production processes.

This tour starts with raw fibres and takes students via the carding and spinning techniques to the loom and weaving machine and the knitting machine where the end results become visible.

Programmes specially designed for MBO

For MBO colleges with a specialisation in fashion and/or textiles, programmes lasting one or more days can be arranged on request. These programmes can, for example, include lessons in which students are taught to use a handloom, a flat-knitting machine, or mechanical or manual embroidery techniques. These programmes all focus on learning and mastering various textile production techniques and experimenting with different types of weave, knitting and embroidery stitching with contemporary and special yarns. To discuss the arrangements for these programmes, please contact us by mailing to [email protected].

General information

Costs
The costs are specified per programme. The costs cover guided tour supervision / workshop instruction. Workshops have to be prepared and cleared up afterwards, which is why an additional hour is charged per half day. The costs of materials used in workshops are also charged.

An admission fee of € 3.00 is also charged per student. Admission is free for accompanying adults.

Group size
The maximum group size for a guided tour or workshop is 15 students.

Booking

  • To book an excursion, fill in the booking request form. Museum excursions must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
  • When making a booking for several classes at the same time or an extensive programme, we advise making all the necessary arrangements earlier because of the limited amount of space.
  • All guided tours and workshops are given in Dutch. Workshops and guided tours in English can be organised on request.

Terms and conditions for school excursions
Read here the museum rules that apply to groups of schoolchildren and students.

Booking request form

Education

We prefer to receive a booking request by the form below. We will send a quotation as soon as possible. You can also use this form to ask for more information.