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Birgit Enkirch, born in Berlin, studied painting, art history, and for her post-graduate studies,textile design,at the Berlin University of Arts. After her studies, she worked for many years as a freelance painter before she began working as a costume designer, and in 2000 she founded her company for the production of historical costumes.
In her personal life, she is committed to animal rights and welfare, she is a passionate reader, and she collects well-illustrated children’s books.



Helga Schumann, born in Leipzig, lives and works in Utrecht (Holland) as well as in Lüchow-Dannenberg since 2009. She studied art in Berlin as well as graphic design at the Royal Academy in Amsterdam and is professionally trained in old styles of dressmaking and seam stressing.
She works as a set designer for theatre, as well as in the field of textile design for fine arts. She is now practicing her career with great enthusiasm, which previously took second place to being a mother of four now-adult children.
She also works in her garden and enjoys the peacefulness of the country with the same enthusiasm.



Burgy Klein, born in Hannover, initially trained as a hat maker as was the family tradition, then later studied art history and art education, and has now once again returned to hats with a passion. In her free time she visits large art exhibitions in Europe and devotes herself to her three goats, four cats, and two chickens.