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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.

£130
Somerset
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. You can choose to use either a table loom in our workshop or our large floor loom in the shop upstairs. The looms are already set up so it's then up to...
£75
Hertfordshire
Have fun turning old t-shirts and forgotten favourites into recycled works of art with the age-old skill of rag rugging. In this full day class you will learn all the skills you will need to be able to make unique rag rugs, cushions and art to spice up your home. Careful though, it’s addictive! In this workshop, which is run at the wonderful craft venue, Make Create Craft in Surrey, you will have the chance...
£165
Lothian
These studio workshops will introduce you to the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, from warping up a simple frame loom to exploring flat woven techniques creating shapes, lines and colour blending. You will be working with a range of traditional materials of a cotton warp and wool weft. When you are comfortable working with these materials you can go on to explore the variety of surface qualities that can be achieved by...
£55
Durham - Next course on 4th August 2019
This wonderful willow owl will make any garden complete. Learning the basic skills and techniques of willow weaving, you will make and get to take home your very own owl. Using a wooden base to allow free standing, then using a free weave to create the body. Once the body is made, you can then get creative and give your owl it's only personality, using techniques to form the wings, eyes and beak.
£195
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....
£45
Hampshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
I am delighted to have teamed up with Alexsis at her fantastic new premises 'Seeded' 'in Southsea to offer two 3 hour workshops. There will be one workshop in the morning between 10am-1pm, and one in the afternoon between 2.30pm-5.50pm 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...
£390
Online & Surrey
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...
£95
Hampshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
I am delighted to have teamed up with Alexsis at her fantastic new premises 'Seeded' 'in Southsea to offer a 6 hour workshop from 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 and hot...
£120
Hertfordshire
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...
£150
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
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.

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