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Designing for Tapestry Weaving

Designing for Tapestry Weaving

Duration: 2 Days

Price: £110

Book with: Fiona Rutherford
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2/1 Gladstone Place
East Lothian

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About the Course

A creative approach to design with tapestry artist Fiona Rutherford at her home based studio in Edinburgh.

Design is integral to the creation of a tapestry. Over the two days students will go through a series of steps from the sketchbook to the loom, finding ways to simplify the design process using collage and mixed media. The primary focus will be on the use of colour and yarns that weave a tapestry to life. Although the focus is on tapestry weaving students of other textile media may also find the workshop valuable.
This weekend workshop gives you “time out” to discuss and explore your ideas in a creative atmosphere.

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?

You will have access to Fiona’s studio yarns, books and equipment.

Tea and coffee are provided during the day. There is a small friendly cafe across the street for a lunch break or students can bring their own packed lunch with them.

Fiona’s studio is within easy access (a regular 20 minute bus ride) from Edinburgh city centre.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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