Welcome to the NADELWELT Karlsruhe, the international event for needlework!
Explore the inexhaustible variety of textile arts and creativity, dive into the world of colors, patterns and materials and unleash yourself in the wealth of ideas and possibilities!
Each spring for one weekend Karlsruhe turns into a paradise for patchwork and needlework enthusiasts. During those three days the NADELWELT Karlsruhe presents its visitors a balanced mix of sales event, art exhibition and extensive program of courses from all areas of textile creation. Shopping, watching, doing it yourself: visit our sales booths from here and abroad with their huge range of accessories and materials, explore the diversity of current textile art and its spectacular expression on a tour of our exhibition area. Choose from our extensive workshop program and implement your own creative ideas under the guidance of renowned and experienced teachers.
Since its launch in 2011, the NADELWELT has gained an excellent reputation far beyond the borders of Germany. It belongs to the most important events of its kind and is the biggest sole craft fair in Germany. One of its highlights is the presentation of international guests such as Noriko Endo, Kaffe Fasset and Brandon Mabley, Jette Clover and Paula Nadelstern. They show their works and usually also offer a course program.
The NADELWELT Karlsruhe is organised by the European market leader in the field of patchwork magazines. All other information can be found in the sections of our website.
Visit us at the NADELWELT Karlsruhe. We look forward to meeting you!
NADELWELT Karlsruhe 2018 – New Classes Now Online!
It's here! The class program for NADELWELT Karlsruhe 2018 can now be viewed under the item "program". International instructors are looking forward to working together with you, to experiment, to create, and to develop ideas. Versatile, colourful, varied, traditional, and modern, we offer classes for various needlework techniques such as quilting, dyeing, or bead threading. There's something for everyone! Check it out right now and secure your place in your favourite course. Here you go: Program