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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.

£150
Cumbria - Next course on 8th October 2019
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...
£10
Hertfordshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
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...
£300
Perthshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
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...
£60
Surrey
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 4 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...
£65
Hampshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
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...
£60
Norfolk
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm 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...
£55
west Yorkshire
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! There is the option to...
£150
Yorkshire - Next course on 13th July 2019
These 2 day courses are designed for beginners and intermediates. In my beautiful, light studio in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, spend a weekend learning basketry techniques to weave your own strong storage basket with a unique wooden handle, a traditional English shopper or a really sturdy log basket! (1 day courses are also available). Go to my website for more information and to see everything I have coming up. I also teach at other venues across...
£240
Surrey
This Intermediate Workshop is perfect for those who have some knowledge of Weaving or for those who have taken the Beginners Weaving Workshop and would like to learn how to set up a loom for themselves. It will be a fast paced workshop as there is a lot to cover within the two days! During the Workshop, you will learn how to wind a warp and then learn all of the processes in between to...
£160
Cumbria - Next course on 8th June 2019
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....