Cloth factory museum of Esch-sur-Sûre (Nature Park Center)
Since the 16th century, the village of Esch-sur-Sûre has been known for its weavers’ guilds. In 1807, the foundations of the textile factory were laid. From 1992 to 1995, the old textile machines were restored and today, the visitors can discover the entire process of fabric weaving, from wool to finished fabric.
10h00-16h00 : Textile workshop 'Dyeing with plants' (LU & DE)
led by Sarah Meyers and Laura Fügmann (Designstudio Meyers & Fügmann, Couleurs-sur-Sûre).
Discover the topic of 'natural dyeing techniques'. Old recipes and dyeing traditions will be rediscovered and simulated. After an introduction, we will have a look at the dye plants of the Natur Park and we go through the entire process from the plant up to the dyeing. Each participant will dye several strands of wool.
14h30 & 16h00
Guided tour of the museum (LU/DE)
+/- 60 min.
Contact & Booking
T. (+352) 89 93 31 1
Saturday, 15 May: 10am-6pm
Sunday, 16 May: 10am-6pm
During the Luxembourg Museum Days, various activities will take place in different museums. Please note the sanitary measures of the respective institutions.
The number of participants in activities is limited. Therefore, we recommend you to book your guided tours or activities in advance. If you cannot attend an activity, we ask for your understanding. Wearing a mask is mandatory. Please take your personal protective mask with you and respect social distancing.
14h00 à 17h30 : Textile workshop 'Modern Shibori' (LU & DE)
led by Sarah Meyers and Laura Fügmann (Designstudio Meyers & Fügmann, Couleurs-sur-Sûre). Discover the topic of 'natural dyeing techniques'. Itajime shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique where fabrics are folded, fixed between two pieces of wood and dyed with natural pigments. Graphic and pictorial designs are the result. Each participant will create a scarf and get an overview of the use of natural dyes.
14h30 & 16h00 : Guided tour of the museum (LU/FR)
+/- 60 min.