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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.

East Sussex - Next course on 27th July 2019
Join us for a one-day tapestry weaving starter workshop. Led by an experienced weaver from the weaversbazaar team, this event will introduce you to the basic techniques of tapestry weaving by weaving your own sampler. All materials are provided and you will be working on a ready warped tapestry frame and access to the full range of 150 weaversbazaar yarns to weave with. At the end of the day you will leave with a sampler...
A fun day playing with wool. You decide what you want to focus upon. Learn about the fleece and how it is prepared, washed and carded. Have a go at spindle spinning and then progress onto a wheel to spin your own skein of hand-spun wool. The day is meant to be fun and relaxing and whilst you will learn a lot you will also find the stresses of the world just pass you by....
Back by popular demand, this is a very special and unique course giving you a full experience of working with the generous delights of red cedar. Spend 3 days in the forest, submerging yourself in the whole process of harvesting tree bark, roots and creating woven utensils. The first day will involve harvesting the bark from the tree source, discussing traditional methods and modern restraints and choosing the best material. Time will also be spent...
Surrey - Next course on 9th November 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 Christmas course covers wreaths, chains, stars and trees. We mainly use willow but also have other materials for you to work with including cane, twines, strings, sea grass, bark and wool's to incorporate in your creations. We begin with an introduction to the material, how it...
East Lothian
A creative approach to design with tapestry artist Fiona Rutherford at her home based studio in Edinburgh. Design is integral to the creation of a tapestry. Over the two days students will go through a series of steps from the sketchbook to the loom, finding ways to simplify the design process using collage and mixed media. The primary focus will be on the use of colour and yarns that weave a tapestry to life. Although...
Day workshop exploring weaving on the simple-to-use backstrap loom. Using different fibres, colours, textures and patterns you will enjoy creating several swatches to take home. All abilities welcome! You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to...
Shropshire - Next course on 26th August 2019
New at HF Holidays We'll take inspiration from the local landscape, then blend colours and textures in felt-making silk fusion, tapestry and freeform weave. You’ll create a collection of small works ideal for a journal or to mount for display. Holiday highlights Create your own beautiful felted, silk fusion and woven items Our professional craft leader will guide and encourage Share inspiration and exchange ideas Gain knowledge to continue crafting at home Longmynd House is...
Wiltshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
ELKA is a woven textile studio where textile designer Ellie Fisher produces bespoke hand woven textiles for fashion and furnishing. Ellie Fisher is a textile designer with a foundation in textiles from Winchester School of Art and a BA and MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. With over 15 years of weaving experience she is passionate about sharing her love of textiles. What to expect The workshop will teach you the...
On arrival you will be greeted with a welcoming drink by the fire, a home baked delight and a potted history of willow, where to source it and how to prepare it. Once settled in and the journey to get here forgotten we begin the days weaving choosing between the projects we have on offer. Willow and cane bunting. Willow seed pods and bird feeders.
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...

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