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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.

A SAORI course is easy and fun. The looms are set up and ready for you to weave. Simply choose your colour and texture from the rainbow colour wall, sit at the loom and begin. No rules, no mistakes, just joy! My studio has an inviting, creative atmosphere full of light and colour. I have 6 SAORI looms set up ready for you to weave. No previous experience is necessary. Come whenever it suits you,...
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...
Devon - Next course on 2nd July 2019
You will create a woven wall hanging using new and interesting tapestry weaving techniques including: tabby, pick and pick, hatching, rya knots, soumak, shapes, fleece clustering, colour blending, outlining. ​ For those of you travelling from afar, we have B&B facilities available. Should you need accommodation please mention it in your email when you enrol. Space is limited so please contact me in advance to book a place. Please note: if the dates detailed are...
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...
On this brand new one-day course, lovely Anna from Spinspired will teach you the techniques for this exciting craft. You'll learn how to use your tapestry frame and a ribbon needle/bodkin to incorporate a number of different materials into your piece. You will need to bring a packed lunch and your stash of raffia, yarn, fibres, fabric, ribbon etc. The course will take place at our base just outside Watford, Hertfordshire. Enjoy some time to...
If you want to try something new a try your hand at tartan design. This flexible 15 hours tuition will encompass a range of online resources and set tasks to do at home – we will help you design your tartan though creativity and teaching while at the comfort of your own home and the hours are flexible to suit your needs. You will be given a set of various tasks, from research, colour ideas...
West Sussex
An Introduction to The Art of Woven Tapestry. NB: Dates can be arranged to suit - please call if you would like to arrange a mutually agreeable day. Tapestry weaving can be used to produce beautiful wall hangings using a simple frame loom and a variety of yarns. Students will: Put a warp onto a frame loom Produce a sampler using traditional and 3D techniques Explore colour, design and texture Hilary Charlesworth began spinning her...
Monmouthshire - Next course on 9th February 2020
This is a starter weaving workshop where you will learn the skills to weave basic forms of sculpture in the shape of willow hearts. We will weave several different hearts morning and afternoon in the beautiful and tranquil setting of Usk Castle. A fantastic workshop where you can take your hearts home to decorate and adorn your own home or give away to loved ones in time for Valentines.
Cumbria - Next course on 21st May 2019
Create a modern and unique wall hanging using a combination of textile craft, weaving and macramé. Brockhole on Windermere is a 19th century Arts and Crafts movement house amid the stunning landscape of the Lake District, be inspired to make and create! Available to book soon
The course takes place on our alpaca farm. The course is suitable for beginners as I will take you through the process. Before the day I will send out designs and colours so I can warp up the looms ready for the day. The morning will be spent weaving overlooking the alpaca fields. During lunch there will be an opportunity to meet the alpacas, visit the weaving studio and the mini mill to see where...