Workshops 2017




Following last edition’s huge success, this year, Verona Tessile will continue to offer a variety of activities both for adults and children, that will allow everyone to experiment the endless creative opportunities offered by threads and fabrics.

Workshops offered by the Ad Maiora Association
Everybody will be able to learn how to create customized pencils with felt flowers, little playhouses with note pads, soft felt flowers, butterflies and woolen “puoti” (dolls).
From Tuesday 25th to Sunday 30th of April, from 10am to 6pm

Workshops and activities for pregnant women and mothers with newborns to three year olds.
Offered by Il Melograno – Informative centre for maternity and birth.
Saturday 29th of April, from 10am to 6pm

Filo Filando : Yarn making workshop
Crochetland: let’s discover how the captain used his hook
Offered by the Association for the promotion and protection of the Brogna Sheep
Tuesday the 25th, Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of April, from 2pm to 6pm.

All workshops will be held at Mercato Vecchio Courtyard arcade and will be free of charge. In certain cases a free donation will be asked for the purchase of the materials utilized.


Errati will be present throughout the entire duration of the Festival in a dedicated space available to everyone, to find out more about, and to try, the sewing and embroidery machines, presser foot and loads of accessories perfect for those who love to unleash their creativity with fabrics and threads.
When: from Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th of April from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 30th of April from 10am to 1pm
Where: Mutilati Palace, Via dei Mutilati 8 – Verona


Knit café “Crochet Granny” offered by Ad Maiora Association
Free entry until all available space is taken, drinks and food not included.
Bring your own wool thread and crochet hook.
For information and registration: Susanna 327.494.19.81
When: Wednesday 26th of April from 10 am to 12.30 am
Where: Mamma Mia Bistrot – Piazza Bra 20, Verona

Knit café “Let’s try out Prym’s new ergonomic knitting needles” offered by Jenny Klaer
Free entry until all available space is taken.
For information and registration: Jenny Klaer Filati & Ricami,
 Thursday 27th of April from 4pm to 6pm
Where: Jenny Klaer Filati & Ricami Shop – Via S. Egidio 11, Verona

“Let’s make a shawl with Emma Fassio”
Emma Fassio – knitter, designer and blogger, will be Verona Tessile’s guest during a workshop for the creation of a shawl of choice between the “Creatività gioiosa” and “Movimenti sinuosi”.
Workshop cost: 40 Euros including lunch, yarn excluded.
For information and registration: Filati Falcetto – –
When: Saturday 29th of April from 9.30am to 4.30pm
Where: Filati Falcetto, Via Degli Arusnati 3/D – Verona
Are you going by bus? Check out the itinerary with Google Maps Transit. Nearest bus stop is Via Brennero, 30 (ATV line 21).

Knit café “Magia del legaccio” offered by Simone Villa
Free entry until all available space is taken.
For information and registration: Riot Clothing Space:
When: Sunday 30th of April from 3.30pm to 5pm
Where: Riot Clothing Space, Via Filippini 10 – Verona