Introduction to table loom weaving: 1-day taster workshop



This creative 1-day taster weaving workshop allows participants to gain a basic understanding of the principles of hand-weaving using an Ashford 8-shaft table loom. You will learn how to follow a lifting plan and weave a variety of different patterns, as well as having access to a wide variety of weft yarns to enable you to experiment with texture and colour blending. You will come away with your own selection of sample fabrics. All the looms will be set up in advance using merino wool or you can arrange to bring your own. Suitable for complete beginners, or those wishing to develop their skills on a table loom. Maximum four participants allowing plenty of personalised tuition. If you are a minimum of a group of 3, alternative dates/times can be arranged - please contact Pamela directly for enquires and booking. Pamela Print is a textile artist with 15 years experience in designing woven textiles within industry and her own hand weaving practice. She is a selected member of the Crafts Council and Design Nation.

What's included in the price?

THE WORKSHOP INCLUDES: Detailed demonstrations and personalised one-one tuition. Use of the looms and tools. Access to an inspirational library of yarns from merino wool to fancy Italian and wool/silk fibres. Workshop technical guide. Refreshments


6 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Hen dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • School holiday workshops & activities
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Studio 6, Rumsey Row, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3YA