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Beginners Weaving at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire

Beginners Weaving at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire

Pastures Vineyard
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures
Melton Mowbray
LE14 3QG

Course Length: One day: 10am - 4pm

Price: £65

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 2nd September 2017


Beginners Weaving at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire, 10am to 4pm.

Weaving is a satisfying versatile hobby, create table mats, wall hangings, purses and handbags from materials like ribbons, plastic, string, boucle or rovings (unspun wool). This 1-day workshop led by retired teacher Veronica Skuriat will take you through material choice, demonstrate a variety of looms and guide you step by step to create your first woven item.

The workshop is a sociable introduction to frame weaving and includes a homemade 2-course lunch served with local wine. All necessary materials for the day will be provided, so just bring yourself!

Veronica will demonstrate, explaining the techniques you need for your first project, working with your selected material. As you weave, Veronica will be there to guide you step by step and offer advice on an individual basis. Can you imagine a more perfect way to spend a day – learning something new in the beautiful rural setting of Hanwell Wine Estate?

Guide timings:

•Welcome drink and meet your host.
•Introduction to tools and materials.
•Examples of wonderful projects and techniques you can explore in the future.
•Personal planning, colour selection, size and shape.

12:30pm 2-course homemade lunch with local wine.

1:30pm Hands on: working with a simple loom.

3:00pm Tea break

3:45pm Review end result and wrap up

4:00pm Departure with your creation in hand

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited.

What's included in the price?

All materials, refreshments and a two-course homemade lunch served with local wine is included. You won't need to remember to bring anything! All our workshops are about learning and relaxing!

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