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2 day become a weaver workshop at Swallows & Artisans, Coniston, Lake District

Learn to weave on a 4 shaft loom

Duration: 2 days

Price: £150

Book with: Karen Duncan
at Swallows & Artisans

Lanehead
East of Lake
Coniston
Cumbria
LA21 8AA

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About the Course

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 the mid 80’s after completing her BA Hons in Textiles. She has over 30 years experience in the textile field working in Higher Education running a Constructed Textile Resource at University of Cumbria until 2010, when she decided to start concentrating full time on making and exhibiting her own work.
Jan is a member of the Wool Clip, a co-operative of local craftspeople based at Caldbeck in North Cumbria and she is one of the organisers of Woolfest in Cockermouth. As well as selling her work in many galleries around the UK Jan runs specialist weaving courses for a wide range of abilities.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials, lunches, refreshments and sweet treats are included. Accommodation is available for this workshop at our adjoining property, Lanehead. Please email for more info.

This relaxed event takes place at our inspiring, purpose-built creative workshop located in a spectacular setting overlooking beautiful Coniston Water in the Lake District. To view more photos take a look at our Facebook or Instagram pages

In the unlikely event that a workshop has to be cancelled, every booking will be transferred to a future workshop (subject to availability). Unfortunately no refunds can be given once a booking has been made.



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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 8th October 2019

  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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