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.
Watford Festiwool has been specifically designed with yarn addicts in mind!
It's the latest addition to the Festiwool calendar and is run in collaboration with local charity Community Learning Partnership (CLP) and their crochet group, the Heavenly Hookers!
With a diverse range of exhibitors at its heart, workshops, demonstrations and a variety of refreshment concessions, it will be popular with visitors. Be sure to book your tickets in advance to ensure you're one of the...
Join local Cumbrian weaver, Jan Beadle, on this 2 day workshop where she will take you through the whole process of winding a warp, dressing a loom and then weaving your cloth.
The course is suitable for absolute beginners and also weavers wanting to develop their skills further. You will be working on a 4 shaft table loom and will produce a length which would be suitable for a scarf.
Jan moved to Cumbria in...
If you want to try something new a try your hand at tartan, this weekend course will encompass a range of techniques though textiles, weaving and use of CAD software for you to design your tartan with full registration at the end of the session.
From colour to weave, we will guide you through the process of tartan design; this is a great gift for families, wedding, birthdays and graduations.
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Loom weaving taster workshop with Hannah Thompson.
Have fun with a variety of wool, fibres, threads, string and fabric. You will use a simple loom or frame to weave a textured piece during the workshop, you may use this in your home or perhaps it could be the start of something larger. We will cover the basics of weaving, warp and weft – and creating simple patterns too.
I will also show you how to...
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!
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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...
Learn the traditional heritage craft of lace making with an experienced lace maker.
Honiton lace was made in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, as a cottage industry and provided a meagre livelihood for those making the lace in Devon and probably Somerset. In the early part of the 20th century it was still taught in schools in Devon.
Today Honiton lace is made for pleasure, and often seen displayed in the home of a...
Join us in learning how to make these beautiful woven wall hangings. During the 2 hour workshop, hosted by Gini’s Boutique, you will learn the techniques to produce your own wall hanging to take away with you.
Our tutor Gini, specialises in the traditional craft of Dorset Buttons and has developed these to create new and interesting wall hangings. She has been crafting all her life and making Dorset Buttons for over 20 years.
Spend a fun morning trying the popular craft of weaving with a loom. During the workshop you will learn how to warp a loom and using a variety of basic weaving stitches and lots of gorgeous fibres and yarns, create your own woven wall hanging.
All workshops are held at the Crafting with Blooms by Lyndsey studio in Bishopsteignton, near Newton Abbot in South Devon. Places are limited to 6 people.
If you interested in...
Spinning -You will learn carding the preparation of wool fibre for spinning and drafting. The drawing out of the fibres as you spin. This class will give you an introduction to spinning. An ideal way to have go and see if you enjoy the craft.
Weaving - There are a couple of different options from Ridged heddle loom weaving, 4 shaft weaving and Tapestry weaving.
All classes suitable for beginners or those wanting to expand...