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Weaving courses

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.

Devon - Next course on 6th July 2019
Spend a fun morning trying the popular craft of weaving with a loom. During the workshop you will learn how to warp a loom and using a variety of basic weaving stitches and lots of gorgeous fibres and yarns, create your own woven wall hanging. All workshops are held at the Crafting with Blooms by Lyndsey studio in Bishopsteignton, near Newton Abbot in South Devon. Places are limited to 6 people. If you interested in...
SURREY - Next course on 19th May 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.
Wiltshire - Next course on 3rd July 2019
A weekday workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm in the beautiful setting of Fisherton Mill in Salisbury. The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will create a small woven piece using a frame loom. Spaces are limited to ensure so you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience and would like a refresher....
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...
Hampshire - Next course on 15th October 2019
The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving. You will learn how to plan and make a warp, wind it onto your loom, thread up the loom, and create patterns on a four shaft Louët 'Erica' table loom. Spaces are limited to ensure so you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and for those with a little experience that would like a refresher....
Monmouthshire - Next course on 7th December 2019
Amanda Rayner will be running this 2 day workshop weaving Willow deer. Over the 2 days you can expect to learn the skills and techniques needed to weave this 4 legged creature. It takes time to create something worthy of putting in your garden for Christmas and many of these sculptures are so lovely that they remain in the garden throughout the year. On the first day we will focus on putting the framework together...
Online & Surrey - Next course on 6th June 2019
This course is an ideal introduction to willow sculpture. Learn everything you need to know to create your own willow sculptures in this 5 week (1 day a week) comprehensive course. In this course you will learn how to create 2 pieces: A willow sphere – This part of the course is a gentle introduction to learning the basics of willow sculpture and will prepare you for then applying the willow to a chosen sculpture...
Somerset - Next course on 25th May 2019
I am delighted to have teamed up with Julia Davey again at her beautiful premises in Bath to offer a 6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshop, 10am-4pm. 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 and hemp. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you....
This new 4 week evening course will be a great introduction to pattern weaving... Both Modern Rigid Heddle and traditional 4 shaft looms will be set up with fine 100% cotton yarns ready for you to experiment on with a range of woven patterns, which will be included in your course pack. Exploring a variety of different loom threading orders, you can weave Twill, Tabby, Basket and houndstooth, and make a range of sample fabrics...
Spend the weekend submerged in Basketmaking ! Use a variety of willows to make traditional or contemporary baskets. For example, if you are a beginner you could make a small round basket with a handle or a frame basket. Improvers and advanced can practice oval or square basketry. Learn various techniques such as lids, partitions, handles or fastenings, or you may wish to remake or repair a basket.