This self-paced online weaving course plus starter kit will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident frame loom weaver, and you can do all of this from the comfort of your own home.
So what are you getting?
- 20 different sections (pdf's, all supported by instructional videos), from sourcing materials and setting up the loom, through ten different weaving techniques and all their variations, to finishing, and weaving on a budget.
- Lifetime access to the course, and our Facebook community, exclusively for this course, where you can seek advice in a supportive, creative environment.
- A tutor with 15 years of weaving experience who is passionate about sharing her love of textiles through teaching.
We're so excited to be building this creative community and can't wait to see your creations!
The course is delivered in 20 online modules:
3: USEFUL TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT
4: DRESSING THE LOOM
6: PLAIN WEAVE (aka tabby)
7: RYA KNOTS
8: RYA LOOPS
9: PILE WEAVE
10: PICK & PICK
11: MULTIPLE WARP PLAIN WEAVE
13: WARP WRAPPING
15: FINISHING TECHNIQUES
17: TROUBLE SHOOTING
18: WEAVING ON A BUDGET
Do I need any experience?
None at all! This course is suitable for complete beginners, and those with a little experience who are looking for a refresher.
All 20 online modules. Over 7 hours of video tutorials. Access to our Facebook support group, exclusively for people enrolled on the course.
This is a good option if you've got a stack of yarn you want to use up, but no loom.
The starter kit includes:
Pick up stick OR heddle bar
Vintage silver fork (beater)
50g natural linen warp yarn
A sample selection of recycled, hand spun and naturally dyed yarns
This course is taught online
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This is an excellent course. The videos are clear and instructions easy to follow. The kit provided is of good quality and adequate for the beginner to learn the basic techniques. Highly enjoyable.
Response from Elka:Hi Heather,