Handwoven fabrics - An introduction to weaving course
An introduction to loom woven cloth on a Rigid heddle loom Weaving workshops taking place weekly on a Thursday morning. This weaving course will offer a practical introduction to all the stages involved in the process of making your own cloth on a loom. During this series of 6 workshops you will plan a design, make a warp, dress the loom and learn techniques for weaving a range of beautiful fabrics by hand. The weaving courses we offer are suitable for both beginners to weaving and those with some previous experience of this fascinating and absorbing traditional craft. This course offers a more structured approach to learning, patterns are provided and we will work in a methodical way through weaving drafts in order to gain a good understanding of colour weave structures. All course prices include materials and the use of all equipment required for your weaving, along with light refreshments. The Autumn/Winter 2023 courses will be taking place in Baldock, at the Arts & Heritage centre located on the High street. We will be working in a small group of 4- 8 participants. Alternative days/dates can also be arranged for this 12hr course, for example it can be booked over two consecutive days.
What's included in the price?
All project yarn for a 2m warp and weft/sampling yarns. Use of tools/equipment required for course. Refreshments.
Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts
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