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97 weaving workshops found

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.

£60
Shropshire
Weaving course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. A one day beginners course covering stick weaving and the use of a peg loom to create simple projects. Each person on the course will produce a place mat using methods learned on the day. No previous knowledge required, all materials and equipment provided. Tutor Sue Prestwood is a retired teacher with an interest in crafts and history. She is passionate about rural crafts and a member...
£55
Durham - Next course on 1st September 2019
Willow basket making workshop in Stockton on Tees. Come along and enjoy the day learning to make this lovely and very useful basket. Learn a new skill and some basic techniques of willow work and take home with you your very own work of art. Level - beginners.
£75
Surrey - Next course on 7th September 2019
Come for a full day and weave a wooden base to create some a beautiful woven round basket with or without a wooden handle. Learning trac borders, three rod wale and either a traditional or spiral border your basket will be functional and stylish. This basket workshop is ideal for beginners and we also cover where to source the materials and how to prepare them for use.
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 19th September 2019
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for this engaging workshop making creatures great and small. Willow is a fun and accessible medium which gives impressive results in a relatively short space of time. Over the 2 days you can choose to design and construct either one four-legged animal or a pair of bird sculptures. Foxes, pheasants, hares and hens; sheep, deer, cats and dogs all prove popular, although projects have also included a snail,...
£45
Hampshire - Next course on 18th September 2019
An evening workshop for beginners between 6.30 - 9.30pm in the beautiful setting of Thrive Cafe & Wellbeing in Oliver's Battery in Winchester. What's included? The course price includes 3 hours of guided tuition, use of the looms and all materials including yarns and a selection of fibres including organic cotton, bamboo, flax and hemp. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you. The evening will include complimentary Chakra...
£80
Perthshire
Enjoy a day learning about the ancient craft of weaving; I teach the fundamentals of weaving to get you started on a journey of discovery. Weave your tweed sampler using a table loom. Spend a day here in the studio; Learn how to design tweeds and woolly delights. From the design to the weave you will experience a day trying a new craft or refreshing your skills. The aim is to get you excited and...
£35
County Down
Spinning -You will learn carding the preparation of wool fibre for spinning and drafting. The drawing out of the fibres as you spin. This class will give you an introduction to spinning. An ideal way to have go and see if you enjoy the craft. Weaving - There are a couple of different options from Ridged heddle loom weaving, 4 shaft weaving and Tapestry weaving. All classes suitable for beginners or those wanting to expand...
£180
Devon
Creative woven textile courses in South Devon with Susie Gillespie. Two day courses held in a timber-framed studio near Totnes. Beginners or experienced students. Susie can show you basic weaving techniques as well as unusual ideas in weaving. You will be able to make your own artwork, cushion or needle-case. You can weave different textures on a linen warp, experimenting with wrappings, twill, looping, slits and tapestry inlay. You can also see Flax growing and...
£135
West Sussex
This beginner workshop is designed for those who are interested in learning to weave, but have never woven on a loom before. It is an introductory course that will give you a chance to learn to weave on a few different styles of table looms. Before you delve into the more complex issues of how to warp the loom, how to calculate how much yarn you need, how to design or choose a pattern, I...
£40
Surrey - Next course on 5th October 2019
Come to Surrey and weave a beautiful garden planter/tipi that can be used for your sweat peas, beans or annuals and even as a light sculpture. Using a variety of willow that is grown locally and from Somerset we start with a group of tall sticks and then weave a ring to bind them all together at the base. From there it is a spiralling weave all the way to the top, changing the length...

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