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SAORI Freestyle Weaving, Basic Course

Duration: 2 days

Price: £160

Book with: Rosie Green
at SAORImôr

6 Swifts Buildings
Off the High Street
LL57 1DQ

About the Course

A SAORI course is easy and fun. The looms are set up and ready for you to weave. Simply choose your colour and texture from the rainbow colour wall, sit at the loom and begin. No rules, no mistakes, just joy!

My studio has an inviting, creative atmosphere full of light and colour. I have a variety of SAORI looms set up ready for you to weave. No previous experience is necessary. Come whenever it suits you, meet other people, share your ideas and learn from each other. All ages and abilities welcome.

Immerse yourself in the SAORI experience and weave freely in your own way using your full creative capacity. Become familiar with the SAORI looms & weaving techniques to achieve exciting results with colour and texture. Understand what is meant by Misao Jo’s message.

SAORImôr is one of only 5 registered SAORI studios in the UK and the only one in Wales. As this is a Japanese based craft I like to express the connection between the mountains and sea of North Wales and the mountains and sea of Japan, and to look at Japanese culture and practice.

I offer this very special opportunity to do this unique craft in one of the most stunning areas of the UK.

My name is Rosie Green. I trained in woven textiles a long time ago and have years of experience in selling and exhibiting my own pieces and in teaching handloom weaving. Running my SAORI studio allows me the opportunity to follow my passion and pass it on to others, helping them to explore their own creativity in a caring and supportive environment.

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What's included in the price?

Freestyle weaving on ready warped looms.
A good range of coloured and textured yarns and fibres.
A full range of accessories to suit all abilities
Shop selling SAORI equipment, books and accessories, SAORI clothing and gifts.

There will be a small materials charge of 10p/gram. This way you only pay for what you use.

Refreshments, coffee and teas.

Guests are invited to bring their own lunch although there are many cafes and shops nearby.

I have a no shoes policy so bring your own slippers if you prefer not to use those I provide. Socks or bare feet are perfectly acceptable.

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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Tuesday 18th February 2020
Wednesday 18th March 2020
Tuesday 21st April 2020
Tuesday 19th May 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly