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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.

£60
Somerset - Next course on 1st June 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...
£150
Cornwall
This course is designed both for the absolute beginner who would like to have a taster session. A warped up multi shaft loom will be available to use plus an array of yarns to create a sample piece of cloth or scarf A days course will run from 10am - 5pm with an hours break for a home made lunch For the Weaving Course, the student will be taken through how............ * the loom works...
£40
Merseyside
An introduction into hand weaving. This workshop is a perfect place to start if you’re a weaving novice or want a refresher course of the basics. Kirsty will demonstrate thread by thread how to set up your frame loom and how to accomplish different woven techniques. You will then be able to try these patterns out for yourself, weaving with a variety of different textural and colourful yarns to create a beautiful piece of handwoven...
£95
Shropshire
Come and learn how to use an Inkle Loom, or the smaller Ashford Inklette, to make a beautiful braid, ribbon or bookmark. It's quick, easy and fun! Workshops are held in my studio, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays from 10.30am - 4pm with no more than 4 people at a time, so you get plenty of help and attention. Equipment and yarns can be bought at the end of the course. Others Textile workshops available...
£95
Somerset - Next course on 25th May 2019
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. The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will create a small woven piece using a frame loom. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners...
£45
Somerset - Next course on 15th June 2019
I am delighted to have teamed up with Julia Davey at her beautiful premises in Bath to offer two workshops. WHAT TO EXPECT 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 you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience and...
£65
Angus
On this beginner’s workshop, led by Carole Storm, you will learn the basics of weaving on a loom and weave a scarf length of fabric, all in one day. You will learn how to choose weaving materials, warp the loom and create your own cloth on a rigid heddle loom. By the end of the day you will have a unique woven scarf or sampler. You will also have developed sufficient knowledge and skills to...
£20
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
A workshop to weave your own braid, using simple and portable equipment. Weaving braids and bands is a northern European tradition, and it's something that links in to many other traditions around the world. Once the basics are understood, you can go on to weave with different colours, patterns and yarns. It's a great skill! On this workshop you'll learn: - how to weave braids/bands using simple equipment (loom/heddle and shuttle) - how to start...
£70
SURREY - Next course on 21st September 2019
Come and visit us in the Surrey Hills where we run a variety of courses in a few different locations. Baskets and garden willow to name a few. This one, the lampshade, is based in the Wotton Village Hall overlooking beautiful fields and trees, sometimes with a few cows to look at too. Created from your own frame you can weave the basic structure in cane and then embellish it with a selection of materials...
£60
East Dunbartonshire
Individual tuition available for both the drop spindle and spinning wheel in the shadow of the Campsie Fells in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire. Learn at your own pace and focus on the areas that interest you the most, from fibre preparation and colour blending to plying and art yarn creation! You will start with a quick lesson on the theory of spinning and the basics of yarn construction, moving swiftly on to learning how to draft...