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171 spinning, weaving & dyeing workshops found

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Spinning, weaving & dyeing courses and workshops all across the UK. Learn these ancient and beautiful crafts from experienced craftsmen and women.
Creative spinning & art yarn - personal one to one tuition - holiday cottage & glamping available for a craft holiday
Creative spinning & art yarn - personal one to one tuition - holiday cottage & glamping available for a craft holiday
Powys
£118
Handspun yarns with Lea A whole five hour workshop just for you in fiber art bliss and all things handspinning whether you are a complete beginner, or looking to or build your creativity and confidence with creative spinning and art yarn. This is a wonderful and inspiring opportunity to learn lots in order to get you started with spinning your first yarns, or growing your creative expression all in a peaceful, and supportive creative environment. This bespoke workshop will start from scratch to help you learn creative fiber carding and...
Shaped and 3D tapestry weaving masterclass
Shaped and 3D tapestry weaving masterclass
West Sussex - Next course on 11th October 2019
£250
Barbara Burns is an internationally renowned weaver from the USA who is visiting the UK this autumn to deliver a very special Tapestry Weaving class. Barbara is especially well known for her woven burlesque images and portraiture and also more recently for the development of 3 dimensional art tapestry garments. It is these specialist techniques for design and creation of 3 dimensional shapes in tapestry that will be the focus of the UK workshop. Creating shaped tapestry requires an understanding of how to structure spaces within a tapestry such that...
Beginners Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
Platinum AWARD
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Beginners Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
Surrey - Next course on 4th September 2019
£60
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own handwoven fabric? Set within a relaxed home studio in the Surrey countryside, this beginner’s workshop will allow you to try weaving various weave structures on a pre-warped 8 shaft Table Loom and give you the basics of how fabric is constructed. You will be able to choose from a variety of yarns to design and weave your very own piece of fabric which you can take home. With only two Table Looms running per session, it allows hands on...
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Platinum AWARD
(77)
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£65
Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. Meet the Tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the Swedish School of Textiles in...
Hand Spinning Workshops For Beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Platinum AWARD
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Hand Spinning Workshops For Beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Norfolk
£60
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep. You will learn what to look for when choosing a good fleece for spinning. You will learn the arts...
Hand spinning for beginners
Platinum AWARD
(80)
Hand spinning for beginners
Cumbria - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£90
Hands-on practical one-day spinning course in the Lake District National Park. Covers all aspects, including fibre selection and preparation. By the end of the day you will have a working knowledge of the all the techniques necessary to go away and start spinning your own yarn. The course covers: • Fibre selection and preparation. Looking at all sorts of fleeces to find what's best for your needs • Carding and Blending fibres using a drum carder • Techniques for drafting using a drop spindle • Spinning on a wheel -...
From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
Platinum AWARD
(38)
From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
Cumbria - Next course on 7th September 2019
£165
Fun packed week-end in the Lake District National Park learning the absorbing art of hand spinning. Start out in our fleece store to learn about fleece selection, purchase and preparation. Move on to carding on a drum carder and then start to spin on drop spindle. Having mastered drafting on the drop spindle, progress to a wheel. Look at setting up a wheel and the principles of tension. Turn your prepared batts into spun singles. Learn the principles behind plying. Create and finish your own skein of hand spun fibre....
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
Gold AWARD
(16)
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
West Yorkshire
£55
In this beginners workshop you will be expertly tutored by Central Saint Martins trained weaver Anne Crowther using Ashford looms, which are suitable for those new to weaving. I have 6 looms available, perfect for small group bookings. 'Weave a scarf in a day' – a full day workshop. Design your scarf, thread your own loom and weave your own unique scarf to wear by the end of the day! There is the option to provide your own yarns, or to use those supplied or book onto a workshop I...
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners
Platinum AWARD
(51)
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners
Mid Lothian - Next course on 5th October 2019
£75
These popular tapestry weaving courses will resume in Autumn 2019. Workshops are for beginners, (and post beginners!) and start at 10am and finish around 5.30 to 6pm. Held at home, in my attic studio, Temple is a small village, just 15 miles south of Edinburgh. Everything you will need is supplied, and the price also includes Lunch and Refreshments throughout the day. You will take home your finished piece and may even purchase a Frame to make it extra special. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft, conducted on a...
Fabulous Silk Painting Workshop Day at The Arty Silkworm
Gold AWARD
(14)
Fabulous Silk Painting Workshop Day at The Arty Silkworm
Suffolk - Next course on 21st September 2019
£45
Join us at our wonderful freestyle creative Painted Silk Workshop days, where you will be introduced to and learn the ancient and wonderful art of Shibori, along with other beautiful decorative techniques. In a relaxed and comfortable environment you will learn to mix colours, apply them freehand to create beautiful & unique works of Art. You will learn the skills of folding, tying and wrapping, gutta resist and salt surprises to produce practice pieces and samplers. At the end of the day, you will have created your own sumptuous 100%...

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