Join Mandy Allport from Born Again Bohemia for a full day workshop to make Modern Weavings using a stunning array of different yarns and fabrics including: wool roving, silk, chunky and hand-dyed wool. Working on a traditional wooden loom and using beautiful Ukrainian hand carved wooden tools, you will learn different stitches including Fringe, Basket, Somac, Rye and Lark’s Head knots & Looped Tabby Stitch. You will learn the techniques to create a modern contemporary weave whilst celebrating the wonder of this traditional heritage craft. Mandy will encourage and teach you how to explore the exciting world of colour and how to create a modern palette accompanied by texture building for a truly Bohemia look! Using sustainable reclaimed materials including yarns, metallic threads and finally beads for accessorising you will enjoy the sensory process of weaving yarn and the vast possibilities of textile expression. Your 2 pieces will be mounted on beautiful natural driftwood, complete and ready for hanging on your wall. What to bring: A packed lunch Recommendation: If you would like to bring along any reclaimed material that has sentimental value to incorporate in your piece this can be is a special way to remember someone or a memory and be wonderful touch to a personal gift!

What's included in the price?

Included on the day: All other materials not specified for the students to bring Expert tuition 1 to 1 guidance Detailed demonstrations A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes. If you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies, please feel free to bring along your own provisions/milk alternatives etc Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you can no longer attend, we are unable to offer a refund or transfer you onto another workshop. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place by notifying us. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid. Level: beginners and up Number of students: 8


1 day

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available


A unique venue in the Berkshire countryside offering a range of creative workshops and flowers from our very own cutting garden.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Micklems Farmhouse, Knowl Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9YD