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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.

Warwickshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
During this beginners' course, you will be learn about the SAORI philsophy and how to use a SAORI loom. You will practice a variety of weaving techniques to add interest and texture to your weaving. During the two days you will gain confidence and start experimenting with the techniques to produce your own stunning creation. You will be encouraged to explore your inner child, express your natural creativity and discover your artist's voice. This is...
Merseyside - Next course on 24th July 2019
This workshop will introduce you to the wonderful art of weaving. You'll use a Sample It or Rigid Heddle loom and learn the basics of weaving which will get you started on a creative journey that you'll love. There will be hand dyed yarns for you to weave with which will give you a unique scarf and give you the confidence to weave with these beautiful artisan yarns. You're welcome to come along on this...
• Join handweaver Jeremy Uden for a day-long taste of weaving. You will learn the basics of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom, which will be prepared and ready to use. By the end of the day, you will create a woven sampler to take home with you. All materials are provided. There is a maximum of two on each course, which I can run on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. • Start: 10am •...
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...
Come and learn about weaving on a small frame to create an imaginative wall-hanging using a selection of yarns and fibres. It's easy and fun! You will learn a variety of techniques which give different effects and you will learn about mixing colours and yarns. These techniques are applicable for all kinds of weaving so if you already weave you might pick up some useful hints and tips! Equipment can bought at the end of...
Surrey - Next course on 7th September 2019
Nestled in the Surrey Hills overlooking the fields is the Wotton Village Hall where we run the Tiffin course from 10am-4.30pm After teas, coffees and homemade cakes we talk you through the growing process of willow and how to prepare it for use. Then step by step we teach you how to weave the Tiffin or the Hip Handbag The Tiffin is a rectangular basket, with rounded corners created from an oak base, which we...
We meet every month on a Saturday, usually the 3rd Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Over the last year the course has covered the following subjects: Spinning - basic spinning skills, design, colour blending in spinning, fancy yarns. Weaving - rigid heddle weaving, weaving on four shaft looms, design, tapestry, inkle braids. Dyeing - natural dye extracts, random dyeing with acid dyes and fibre reactive dyes. You can start at any time and come for...
Come and learn about weaving and create your very own scarf. This course can be as in-depth as you like with a variety of options available! Payment packages available: £50 non refundable deposit on booking, pay off as and when you can as long as its paid off 2 weeks before the date of your booking. STARTER PACKAGE: 2 Days long. £250 Weave yourself a small scarf (25cm x 150cm) on an already prepared loom....
Somerset - Next course on 20th July 2019
This is really a taster where we explain the principles of weaving, the simple process of using warp and weft yarns to create fabrics for a variety of different uses is explained and you get to try out the loom. Every group member has their own table loom and gets to take away and fabric they weave. Groups are a minimum of 3 people. Dates can be chosen to suit you but if you're an...
Somerset - Next course on 20th July 2019
This is a great course for both weavers with some experience and complete novices. The day starts with the set up of the loom explained as well as the use of different yarns and patterns and the effect these have on the cloth. Each group member gets their own table loom to use that is already set up, it's up to you to then pick colours and patterns and create your own fabric. All fabric...

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