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Hand Weaving Course - Truro

Duration: One Day

Price: £150

Book with: Audrey Durrant
at Hawthorn Fibres

Chacewater W.I Hall

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About the Course

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
* calaculation for required yardage / meterage
* securing 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
* weaving a sample piece of cloth

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

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?

What's included in the price?

Use of loom
Handouts to support the processes
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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Course Start Dates

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

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly