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Weaving courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Learn know how to use a loom and know your warp from your weft. Weaving courses will teach you how to create cloth from individual woven threads, experimenting with wrappings, twill, looping, slits and tapestry inlay. You will come away with a beautiful sampler or unique woven scarf, plus the skills to carry on weaving! Courses available on the Rigid Heddle Loom, Table Loom, Peg Loom or Floor Loom, using freeform weaving techniques as well as traditional tapestry weaving. Browse below for your perfect weaving course.
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...
The summer Creative Yarn Spinning Retreat  - for complete beginners & already spinners
The summer Creative Yarn Spinning Retreat - for complete beginners & already spinners
Powys - Next course on 21st August 2019
£500
A creative summer gathering to welcome complete beginners, fiber artists & yarn spinners, to come and give yourself some time to relax, enjoy a beautiful and peaceful environment in the Welsh hills, have all the time you need, to be creative as much as you'd like, take time out to relax whenever you wish, and spin yarn with new friends in fun light hearted spinning circles, creative activities, and lessons for beginners to get started on their spinning journeys, so we can all spin and create together. Whether you are...
Beginners Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
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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
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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...
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
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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
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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...
Intermediate Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
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Intermediate Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
Surrey - Next course on 24th September 2019
£240
This Intermediate Workshop is perfect for those who have some knowledge of Weaving or for those who have taken the Beginners Weaving Workshop and would like to learn how to set up a loom for themselves. It will be a fast paced workshop as there is a lot to cover within the two days! During the Workshop, you will learn how to wind a warp and then learn all of the processes in between to get the loom ready for Weaving. Once you are all set up, the remaining time...
Tapestry weaving courses for beginners -  Devon
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Tapestry weaving courses for beginners - Devon
Devon - Next course on 8th September 2019
£75
One day 'Love your Loom' tapestry course. Discover the wonderful art of tapestry weaving at my studio set in the beautiful East Devon countryside. I offer 1 day courses suitable for beginners. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft conducted on a wooden frame loom and used to create pictures, wall hangings, bags and cushion covers. You will learn how to warp your own loom, weave your own textile, finish and create your very own woven wall hanging. Your sampler is made by weaving the yarn in and out. You...
PickOne weekend weaving course
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PickOne weekend weaving course
Lothian - Next course on 7th September 2019
£185
These weekend courses will focus on warp preparation, loom dressing and weaving an individual and wearable scarf, this will be done on a 4 Shaft Ashford foldable table loom. You will be led through the warping process; with yarn types being discussed before warping begins. A warping mill or a warping board will be used to prep your warp with instructions given on how to dress a table loom. You will then begin to explore simple weave structures through small samples and instruction sheets such as tabby and twill patterns...
6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge
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6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge
Hampshire - Next course on 26th October 2019
£120
I am delighted to be offering two new 6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshops, 10am-4pm, in the magical setting of the woodland studio at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge. What's included? The course price includes 6 hours of guided tuition, use of the looms and all materials including yarns and a selection of fibres including organic cotton, bamboo, flax, hemp and rose. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you. All drinks, snacks, and a delicious home cooked lunch are included in...

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