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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.
Textile Highlights of Vietnam with Karin Hellaby
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Textile Highlights of Vietnam with Karin Hellaby
Northern Vietnam - Next course on 5th November 2019
£3445
Join Karin Hellaby on this superb textile holiday to vibrant Vietnam. This special tour showcases the rich colours and cultural highlights of a truly fascinating country. Explore historic cities, walk and cycle through tranquil rural landscapes, discover villages high in the rugged mountains and stroll through local ethnic markets where traditional dress is still a part of everyday life. Vietnam's textile traditions are very much alive and you'll explore silk villages, learn about the ethnic Thai minorities' traditional weave, visit indigo farms, and see batik and the tritik technique found...
Rug weaving Holiday in Bodrum Turkey
Rug weaving Holiday in Bodrum Turkey
Mugla
£700
CARAVANTURKEY CULTURAL CENTER - BODRUM, TURKEY Come and join us for a week to learn traditional way Turkish weaving and experience the real Turkish life of villagers! Gokpinar is an old, nomadic village with a population of 100. Located on the Aegean Coast of Turkey, we enjoy a location away from areas with heavy tourist traffic. We are only 10 minutes drive from a lovely beach. Our land sits at the edge of the village, on a scenic hilltop with views of all the landscape for miles around the village....
Traditional and Experimental Tapestry Weaving - Morley College - 11 weeks on campus
Traditional and Experimental Tapestry Weaving - Morley College - 11 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 8th January 2020
£515
For those interested in textiles, surface pattern, colour and texture. After a crash course in tapestry weaving using bobbins, develop the skills to design and weave a tapestry using a range of techniques that demonstrate your powers of expression. Experiment in 2D and 3D techniques both on and off the weaving frame. Experienced weavers work on individual projects. By the end of the course you will be able to Beginners will complete an introductory course in tapestry techniques that will include warping up, knotting on and how to handle bobbins...
Weave Your Own Scarf
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Weave Your Own Scarf
Somerset
£400
Come and learn about weaving and create your very own scarf. This course can be as in-depth as you like with a variety of options available! Payment packages available: £50 non refundable deposit on booking, pay off as and when you can as long as its paid off 2 weeks before the date of your booking. STARTER PACKAGE: 2 Days long. £250 Weave yourself a small scarf (25cm x 150cm) on an already prepared loom. Choose from plain un-dyed or black warp, and use anything from our variety of hand...
Weaving & macrame workshops & retreat with Nest & Burrow UK
Weaving & macrame workshops & retreat with Nest & Burrow UK
Wiltshire - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£360
Celebrate autumn by getting away from it all and let your creativity run free! Join us at the south-eastern edge of the Cotswold's 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', on the Somerset & Wiltshire border just 7 miles from Bath, for a weekend of weaving & macrame. Working with pure wool roving you will be introduced to these lovely crafts and learn how to make some beautiful pieces ready take away and decorate your home. September's 'Nourish & Nurture' Weekend will be held at Nest and Burrow HQ, where I host...
Tartan Design
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Tartan Design
Perthshire
£300
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. What will you get by the end of the weekend you will leave the studio with an entirely designed tartan...
Explore Tapestry at Morley College London
Explore Tapestry at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 8th January 2020
£270
This is an opportunity to learn traditional French tapestry weaving and progress further with non-traditional materials and techniques. Beginners start by weaving a sampler on a small frame before making a tapestry of their own design. Experienced weavers work on individual projects. By the end of the course you will be able to Beginners will complete an introductory course in tapestry techniques that will include warping up, knotting on, how to handle bobbins, weave a variety of shapes, hatching and spotting Intermediates will explore a variety of textural techniques, working...
Plant dyeing, felting and weaving by the River Wye, Hereford.
Plant dyeing, felting and weaving by the River Wye, Hereford.
Herefordshire
£265
Join a 3 day natural dyeing, felting and weaving workshop in Hereford using home grown plants to make stunning dyes. Most of the plants students will use are grown at home in the garden. You will pick the leaves, roots and flowers and we will dye pre-mordanted fleece in my huge pots. You will be amazed by the colours! On the Sunday you will weave a pegloom mat or hanging with the fleece you have dyed the day before. On the Monday you will learn how to weave on the...
Tapestry Art - Morley College - 6 weeks on campus
Tapestry Art - Morley College - 6 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 15th February 2020
£265
Study the art of tapestry weaving through the interpretation of the artist's mark. Learn to design, make cartoons and use colour recognition through flat weave techniques of blending, hatching and shaping. The group will look at the work of artists such as Tracey Emin, John Hubbard and Gillian Ayres, all painters the tutor has worked with on a series of commissioned tapestries. This course is suitable for those with previous experience and beginners, though beginners must be able to warp a frame. By the end of the course you will...
Introduction to multi-shaft weaving
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Introduction to multi-shaft weaving
Greater London - Next course on 26th October 2019
£250
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 and techniques can be explored. As well as sampling, students will also learn about weaving...

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