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170 spinning, weaving & dyeing workshops found

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Spinning, weaving & dyeing courses and workshops all across the UK. Learn these ancient and beautiful crafts from experienced craftsmen and women.
Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
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Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
Merseyside - Next course on 14th December 2019
£75
Discover sustainable, environmentally friendly ways to beautifully pattern fabric using ancient techniques and plant dyes. Indigo, Madder and Weld are the oldest known dyes which can create a full spectrum of colours when combined. Shibori is a refined form of tie-dye originating in Japan and used to create intricate patterns. These are created by clamping, tying, stitching, wrapping, folding and binding fabric before dyeing. In this one day workshop we will explore the fascinating history of natural dyes, from indigo's use as war paint for spiritual protection by the Celts...
2 Day Hand Spinning Workshop Norfolk, Lincs, Cambs, Borders
Platinum AWARD
2 Day Hand Spinning Workshop Norfolk, Lincs, Cambs, Borders
Norfolk - Next course on 7th December 2019
£140
Why not take a break from the pre-Christmas rush with some valuable time to learn a new skill. The workshop will take place in our spinning barn on our smallholding in Norfolk, complete with cosy log burner to ensure a relaxing couple of days. You will be able to meet our gorgeous Rare Breed sheep who will kindly be providing some of your wool to work with on the day. This 2 day workshop is aimed at beginner spinners but is equally suited to those looking for a refresher. You...
Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
Bronze AWARD
Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
Online
£199
This exciting, online home-study course teaches you how to dye fabric a spectrum of colours using just three plants. You'll discover the secrets to long lasting results, play with beautiful shibori and tie-dye patterning techniques and create a final piece using your new skills. You'll learn more about the fascinating history and ancient heritage of the craft you're preserving while considering the ecological benefits. Delivered via video and written tutorials that you can instantly download and keep forever, this course is packed full of content to help you feel qualified,...
Leaf : Print : Cloth - Eco print with foraged plants
Bronze AWARD
Leaf : Print : Cloth - Eco print with foraged plants
Merseyside - Next course on 21st September 2019
£75
Adopt the pace of nature as you forage local, seasonal dye plants for the vat along with beautiful shaped and textured foliage to print on to paper and fabric. Eco-printing is a wonderful technique that records the unique signature of a leaf or flower, creating a lasting record of a time and place. During this one day event you will try a variety of folding and bundling techniques and will use both natural dye and iron blankets on fabric and paper. After booking and prior to the event, you will...
Beginners Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
Platinum AWARD
(53)
Beginners Weaving Workshop - Dobby & Rose
Surrey
£60
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own handwoven fabric? Set within a relaxed home studio in the Surrey countryside, this beginner’s workshop will allow you to try weaving various weave structures on a pre-warped 8 shaft Table Loom and give you the basics of how fabric is constructed. You will be able to choose from a variety of yarns to design and weave your very own piece of fabric which you can take home. With only two Table Looms running per session, it allows hands on...
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Platinum AWARD
(78)
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£65
Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. Meet the Tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the Swedish School of Textiles in...
Hand spinning workshops for beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Platinum AWARD
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Hand spinning workshops for beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Norfolk - Next course on 17th September 2019
£60
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm Please contact me for availability of places. Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep. You will learn what to look for when choosing a good fleece...
From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
Platinum AWARD
(39)
From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
Cumbria - Next course on 12th October 2019
£165
Fun packed week-end in the Lake District National Park learning the absorbing art of hand spinning. Start out in our fleece store to learn about fleece selection, purchase and preparation. Move on to carding on a drum carder and then start to spin on drop spindle. Having mastered drafting on the drop spindle, progress to a wheel. Look at setting up a wheel and the principles of tension. Turn your prepared batts into spun singles. Learn the principles behind plying. Create and finish your own skein of hand spun fibre....
Hand spinning for beginners
Platinum AWARD
(80)
Hand spinning for beginners
Cumbria - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£90
Hands-on practical one-day spinning course in the Lake District National Park. Covers all aspects, including fibre selection and preparation. By the end of the day you will have a working knowledge of the all the techniques necessary to go away and start spinning your own yarn. The course covers: • Fibre selection and preparation. Looking at all sorts of fleeces to find what's best for your needs • Carding and Blending fibres using a drum carder • Techniques for drafting using a drop spindle • Spinning on a wheel -...
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
Gold AWARD
(16)
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
West Yorkshire
£55
In this beginners workshop you will be expertly tutored by Central Saint Martins trained weaver Anne Crowther using Ashford looms, which are suitable for those new to weaving. I have 6 looms available, perfect for small group bookings. 'Weave a scarf in a day' – a full day workshop. Design your scarf, thread your own loom and weave your own unique scarf to wear by the end of the day! (The cost of this workshop varies between £55 and £70 depending on materials and venue). 'Weave a Scarf in a...

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