Draw, design and weave for single cloth

Draw, design and weave for single cloth

Duration: 5 days

Price: £395

Run by: James Donald
at PickOne

0131 476 5314

15 Coburg Street

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About the Course

A 5 day design and weaving course in Edinburgh.

How does one arrive at constructing a woven cloth, where do weavers get there ideas from? This class has been designed for those who wish to give their woven work context from self generated imagery, specifically looking at how one translates the draw mark into a woven fabric.

This 5 day workshop will begin by exploring mark making/drawing through building up surfaces with combinations of colour, utilising a variety of techniques including wax resist and traditional mark making to produce individual collections of papers, which will then be a source of inspiration to design and produce ones own handwoven fabric, where we will look at proportion as well as structure before weaving your finished piece on an eight shaft Ashford table loom.

Day one - Mark making
Day two - Designing your cloth through collage and yarn choice.
Day three - ​Constructing your warp/dressing the loom
Day four and five - Weaving your cloth

This will suit complete beginners as well as those who have woven before and have an interest in translating ideas from the paper to cloth. All materials and equipment are provided as part of the fee.

​Maximum number of students 4.

Please note a 5% early bird discount, £19.75 is applicable if booked prior to the 16.03.18. making the discounted price £375.25. This again can be paid through Paypal, alternatively I can send you bank details to make a BACS payment directly.

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

What's included in the price?

All materials and equipment are provided as part of the fee. A 16" 8 shaft Ashford loom will be used for the duration of this workshop.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided through out.

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Course Start Dates

Monday 11th June 2018

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