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Hand Weaving Course - Truro

Hand Weaving Course  -  Truro

Course Provider: Hawthorn Fibres

Contact Name: Audrey Durrant

Telephone: 01209 820307

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Address:
Harmony Cottage
Twelveheads
Truro
Cornwall
TR4 8SN

Course Length: One Day

Price: £120

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

Description:

This course is designed both for the absolute beginner who would like to have a taster session. A warped up multi shaft loom will be available to use plus an array of yarns to create a sample piece of cloth or scarf

A days course will run from 10am - 5pm with an hours break for a home made lunch

For the Weaving Course, the student will be taken through how............
* the loom works
* to secure the warp and weft
* to work with a floating slevedge
* to tie up a threading pattern
* to change the sequence of ' Lifts ' to increase pattern variety



We have been spinning and weaving for over 25yrs and are the Tutors for the Cornwall Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Two Year Weaving Foundation Course which started January 2017, we also head up the Guild's weaving Days
We are also the Tutors for the Guild's Two Year Spinning Foundation Course January 2017



What's included in the price?

Use of loom
Use of a large & varied array of yarns
Any work is given to the student at the end of the day
Refreshments and lunch is included in the price


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