Frame loom weaving: A comprehensive guide to becoming a weaver - a self-paced online course
This self-paced online course will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident frame loom weaver, and you can do all of this from the comfort of your own home. So what are you getting? - 20 different sections (pdf's, all supported by instructional videos), from sourcing materials and setting up the loom, through ten different weaving techniques and all their variations, to finishing, and weaving on a budget. - Lifetime access to the course, and our Facebook community, exclusively for this course, where you can seek advice in a supportive, creative environment. - A tutor with 15 years of weaving experience who is passionate about sharing her love of textiles through teaching. We're so excited to be building this creative community and can't wait to see your creations! The course is delivered in 20 online modules: WELCOME 1: EQUIPMENT 2: MATERIALS 3: USEFUL TECHNIQUES FOR MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT 4: DRESSING THE LOOM 5: TWINING 6: PLAIN WEAVE (aka tabby) 7: RYA KNOTS 8: RYA LOOPS 9: PILE WEAVE 10: PICK & PICK 11: MULTIPLE WARP PLAIN WEAVE 12: SHAPES 13: WARP WRAPPING 14: SOUMAK 15: FINISHING TECHNIQUES 16: PROJECTS 17: TROUBLE SHOOTING 18: WEAVING ON A BUDGET 19: TERMINOLOGY 20: RESOURCES Do I need any experience? None at all! This course is suitable for complete beginners, and those with a little experience who are looking for a refresher.
What's included in the price?
All 20 online modules. Over 7 hours of video tutorials. Access to our Facebook support group, exclusively for people enrolled on the course.
What you will need
This is a course only but you may be interested in our course + kit option (available via the 'More from this Maker' link below).
Ellie Fisher is a textile designer with a foundation in textiles from Winchester School of Art and a BA and MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. With over 15 years of weaving experience she is passionate about sharing her love of textiles.
- Wheelchair users
- Suitable for beginners
- Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
- Hen dos
- Father's Day
- Corporate days out & team building
- School holiday workshops & activities
- Mother's Day
- Intermediate level
This course is taught online