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Love your loom tapestry weaving 1 day course for beginners - Devon


Duration: 1 day

Price: £75

Contact: Alana Sayers at weavewithalana

Glebe House
Farringdon
Exeter
Devon
EX5 2HY
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

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As soon as it is safe to resume the courses I will be issuing a revised set of course dates
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Alana

One day 'Love your Loom' tapestry course. Discover the wonderful art of tapestry weaving at my studio set in the beautiful East Devon countryside.

I offer 1 day courses suitable for beginners. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft conducted on a wooden frame loom and used to create pictures, wall hangings, bags and cushion covers. You will learn how to warp your own loom, weave your own textile, finish and create your very own woven wall hanging. Your sampler is made by weaving the yarn in and out. You will learn lots of weaving tips and techniques when you enrol in your course.

The, ‘Love Your Loom’, one day course, will teach you a variety of tapestry weaving techniques on a standing frame loom including: tabby, pick and pick, hatching, rya knots, soumak, shapes, colour blending, outlining. I teach both modern tapestry and traditional picture styles – the choice is entirely yours! The course is suitable for total beginners and those with some experience are also welcome.

At the end of the day you will have completed your unique woven wall hanging to take home. Yarns, frame looms and equipment will be provided for the day.

If you are travelling from afar, B&B accommodation is available on request

Please note: If the course dates detailed are not convenient for you do get in touch because I sometimes run other 1 day courses if there is demand !

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?

On the day.
Please arrive by 9.30am for a 9.45am start. Finish at 5 pm .

All equipment , yarn and frames will be supplied. The classes are limited to 6 students so there is plenty of time for individual tutor time.
Tea, coffee, biscuits and pastries will be provided. Please bring your own lunch. A microwave
and fridge are available.

Cost of the course is £75.00 including the above. Places are limited so please contact me with your details to book in advance.



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This was an excellent workshop, Alana was such a good teacher and taught us lots of different techniques. She was attentive and generous with her materials, we all went home with a finished piece, it was an ideal class of five, just right for individual attention.

- - #27379

Great day. Finished product. Good teaching in small group without being too prescriptive. Thank you. Alison

- - #27365

Response from weavewithalana:

Thank you for the review Alison. Glad you enjoyed the workshop
Best wishes
Alana

Spent a lovely day enjoying the art of tapestry loom weaving with Alana, who guided me through all the techniques. I came away with my own completed picture. Thank you so much.

- - #23490

Great fun! Alana is a warm and friendly tutor. Wonderful range of yarns and materials to choose from. Masses of lovely weaving examples and ideas. Highly recommended.

- - #21815

Wonderful course, Alana is a very patient tutor. Everything was demonstrated and explained very well. I thoroughly recommend this course.

- - #20144

My first attempt at weaving, explained so clearly by Alana. A really enjoyable day - the time went so quickly and at the end I had a finished piece of work! It has definitely got me so interested that I will be getting my own loom as soon as possible. Many thanks for a fabulous experience.

- - #20109

This was my first experience of weaving. Brilliant day! Excellent teaching and help from Alana. I'll certainly go back for more. I recommend it highly. Ann Mck

- - #20094

we had an amazing day with Alana. none of us had tried weaving before but now we are all hooked! lovely venue. Alana is really friendly and made us feel very welcome indeed. we will be back as soon as possible to try your scarf making workshop. loved every bit of the day.
Thanks Alana. 😀

- - #20045

Lovely full day learning a new craft under Alana’s excellent guidance. Easy to get to location, very peaceful and beautiful. I came away with a completed piece and it has certainly sparked my enthusiasm to continue.

- - #19906

This is a great day introduction to tapestry weaving. Alana teaches lots of different techniques and I created my first little wall hanging to take home under her guidance. Alana was very patient helpful and knowledgable, encouraging me and she achieved an excellent balance of teaching and letting me experiment with colours and design.

- - #19106

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- - #16946

I loved my day learning weaving with Alana.
She is a knowledgeable, experienced and considerate teacher with endless enthusiasm and patience!
I learnt the basics, and came away with a beautiful small picture panel. Very pleased with my efforts and hope to continue with my new hobby.
Lovely setting, great lunch! Highly recommended

- - #12697

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