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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.

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...
Midlothian - Next course on 9th August 2019
Create a personalised handwoven wall hanging with fibre artist Stephanie Fradette from Le Petit Moose. During the course of the workshop you will play with textures, different stitches and create shapes. Fibre artist Stephanie Fradette, from Le Petit Moose, will help you find your weaving rhythm whilst learning the fundamental techniques of warping your loom, fringing and finishing techniques. This class is ideal for beginners, no prior weaving experience is needed. Stephanie blends bold colours...
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...
Somerset - Next course on 2nd November 2019
A workshop for people who have attended the 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshop, or for those with basic skills that would like to expand their knowledge. 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. Ellie will guide you through various weaving techniques including creating pictures and shapes, how to link shapes together,...
Greater London - Next course on 20th July 2019
This weekend-long beginners’ course is designed to give students a feel for what can be achieved using a multi-shaft loom, and leave afterwards with enough knowledge to start weaving on your own. Taught in small groups of up to three people, and using four and eight shaft table looms, students will have an opportunity to weave on a number of pieces of equipment, each one set up differently, so that a wide variety of patterns...
Angus - Next course on 10th August 2019
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...
Lancashire - Next course on 4th August 2019
This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a small lap loom. The workshop will cover the basics of warping up a loom and getting the tension right. You will then learn various weaving techniques which will be talked you through step by step, using a selection of yarns and roving. You will then be shown how to finish and hang your weaving from a piece of...
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...
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...
Learn to weave on the latest folding rigid heddle looms from Ashford, then take it home for month to practice. Three balls of Ashford Tekapo Yarn are included – enough for one or two projects.

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