June 11, 2020 – June 13, 2020
November 28, 2020 – November 29, 2020
March 24, 2020 – March 26, 2020
January 25, 2020 – January 29, 2020
January 10, 2020 – January 12, 2020
November 29, 2019 – November 29, 2019
October 24, 2019 – October 24, 2019
October 19, 2019 – October 27, 2019


Meet the Master: (Flax) Spinning

Meet the Master: (Flax) Spinning

Date 29 November, 2019
Time 10:00
Location Kortestraat 27, Arnhem

The Linen Project is announcing the first workshop in a series of workshops as part of The Linen Project Winter: Meet the Master (Flax) Spinning. This one-day workshop is the opportunity to learn and master the finer points of hand spinning under the guidance of two highly experienced spinners. It is suitable for beginners and for advanced participants who seek to work with flax fibres. Participants learning to hand spin for the first time will begin with wool. Dependent on progress and experience, you may continue on with flax (linen) on the spindle or on the spinning wheel. Practice makes the master!

Registration details

You can enrol by sending an email to, keep in mind that the places are limited to 12 participants. To those of you who contributed during the harvest activities, we are offering the student rate as a token of gratitude.

The participation costs are 75 EUR; for students and The Linen Project participants, it is 50 EUR.

You can find more information about the workshop and The Linen Project here.

The Linen Project is an initiative by ArtEZ MA Fashion Held in Common and Crafts Council Nederland. The project is financially supported by ArtEZ University of the Arts, the BankGiro Loterij Fonds, Provincie Gelderland and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Photo: Justin, Flax Spinner in NYC, courtesy of P. Gatzen. 

  • New Materialism

DATE PUBLISHED November 18, 2019