Learn how to weave using a wooden frame loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. The workshop will run 10am-4pm. Meet the Tutor: Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Sweden and recently in Japan. She is a full-time Textile Artist at Hotwalls Studios where she creates contemporary Textile decor and runs workshops.

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Materials include: Home-made Hume loom, tools and a variety of yarns. Optional: Feel free to bring along strips of fabrics, beads or anything you want to experiment with. Looms are for course use only, but will be available to purchase at the end of the workshop.


6 hours

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts




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Alice Hume is a Textile Artist based at Portsmouth Museum & Art Gallery. In 2013 she graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Woven Textile Design. Vanderhume comes from her ancestry of Flemish Weavers. Alice pushes the boundaries of weaving and uses unusual materials of copper yarn and raffia on her 8-shaft Harris Loom. After Graduating Alice and her father collaborated to make handmade frame looms called Hume Looms from recycled wood which she uses to teach weave workshops.

Suitable for

  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hen dos
  • Stag dos
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
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