In-person course
in Napton on the Hill, Southam Maker & location details

SAORI freeform weaving 2 day beginners' course



During this beginners' course, you will be learn about the SAORI philosophy and how to use a SAORI loom. You will practice a variety of weaving techniques to add interest and texture to your weaving. During the two days you will gain confidence and start experimenting with the techniques to produce your own stunning creation. You will be encouraged to explore your inner child, express your natural creativity and discover your artist's voice. This is a wonderful opportunity to take time out and enjoy the space and environment to be your most creative self. No experience required! "Hi this is Amanda, owner of Beautiful cloth SAORI Studio. I am a mixed-media textile artist, with a background in social psychology, education, interior design, textiles and more recently (2015) trained in Japan, to become a registered SAORI Weaving Instructor and supplier of SAORI looms and equipment. I am passionate about empowering individuals of all ages to explore their creativity for personal enjoyment and self-expression, in a caring and sharing supportive environment. I have qualified teacher status and experience teaching all ages and levels from reception to undergraduates. I look forward to sharing with you the Joy of SAORI weaving. Amanda Edney BSc(hons) PGTC MAEd(Open) FDAD

What's included in the price?

Beginners' course includes: Pre-warped SAORI floor looms, materials and equipment (Workshop guests may like to bring yarns, pieces of fabric, buttons and anything else they may wish to include in their creative weaving. This is entirely optional.) Refreshments during the day. Guests are asked to bring their own lunches or may purchase food from the local village shop just a few minutes walk.


2 days (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hen dos
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • Intermediate level
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Parking provided
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Easter
  • Tutor can travel
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Mother's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
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Napton Village Hall, The Crescent, Napton on the Hill, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 8LS