Costume Workshop

Be it a performance, film, installation or a research project into wearable tech, we are here to help! 

The Costume Workshop is a learning, research and production environment for all Aalto Students for study related projects. It includes a Sewing Studio, Dyeing Studio, Wardrobe and Laundry facilities for producing and modifying costumes, materials and accessories.

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Whether it is air-filled costumes, bloody props, daily wear, evening dress or an animal suit, we are open to explore with you. On top of costume and pattern making, our staff is specialized in special costumes, materials and techniques for performative arts.

Workshop Master is present on weekdays mainly between 9-16. With the more complicated questions and project supervision, it’s always recommended to make an appointment.

Be in contact with the Workshop Master for getting the orientation and permission to use the space. Check the availability from the calendar and take a closer look related user guides

Learn more

  • Sewing & Patterning

    Sewing & Patterning

    The sewing studio offers spacious and well-equipped room for patterning, fabric cutting, product construction, sewing and fitting. Wide tables and a…

  • Costume Workshop Orientation

    Costume Workshop Orientation

    Working independently in the Costume Workshop premises requires a successfully completed orientation course. Please choose from the alternatives below. The online…

  • Dyeing and Surface Manipulation

    Dyeing and Surface Manipulation

    With a background in stagecraft and film production, we provide consultation and spaces for working with colors and surface elaboration for…

  • Costume Lending

    Costume Lending

    Our wardrobe plays an important part in all Aalto Studios’ operations providing costumes for film shootings, performances, course experimentations, photoshoots, installations,…

How to reserve

Please check the ongoing courses from the calendars on the Sewing & Patterning and Dyeing and Surface Manipulation pages or ask the workshop master about available working hours. Courses and productions in accordance with the ARTS timetable are prioritized. Always contact the Workshop master to make the reservations and fill in the project notification form.


The Costume Workshop is located at Aalto Studios HQ Otakaari 7 02150, Espoo

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Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 9-16

With the work permission: Mon-Sun 8-20

Inquiries and bookings

Contact our Costume Workshop Master for more details on how to make use of these facilities.

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