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Table Weaving Taster Day, Julia Davey, Bath

Students work, table weaving workshop

About the Course


This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.

Designed for people that are curious about learning to weave on a table loom, it will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will weave on on a four shaft Louët 'Erica' table loom that has been set up for you.

You will take home a series of woven samples that can be made into coasters or, if you prefer, one length of fabric.

Spaces are limited to ensure you receive as much guidance as you need.

You will have the opportunity to buy your loom and other pieces of equipment at the the end of the workshop if you wish to do so, for which you will be given a 10% discount.


I will provide hot drinks and biscuits all day but please do bring a pack lunch with you.

You will be provided with all the materials you will need for the workshop however if you have any material at home that you would like to experiment with then please feel free to bring them along.


Julia Davey, 20 Wells Way, Bear Flat, Bath, BA2 2AA


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.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The course price includes 6 hours of guided tuition, use of the looms and all materials including yarns and a selection of fibres including organic cotton, bamboo, flax and hemp.


Ellie Fisher at Elka
20 Wellsway
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fathers Day
  • Hen dos
  • Mothers Day
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel

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6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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In-person course
- - #20822

It was good to be introduced to a new skill in a relaxed, friendly and supportive setting. We were given lots of ideas and materials and encouraged to be creative. Having no experience in any craftwork I could have done with a little more teaching on the very basics. But all in all a very enjoyable day and I would recommend the course. Thank you Ellie

Response from Elka:

Hi Ros, thank you for the review. It was great to meet you and have you on the workshop. I'm so glad you enjoyed the day overall. I appreciate your feedback, have taken it onboard and will be more aware in future. Very best wishes, Ellie

In-person course
- - #20716

A very comprehensive introduction to weaving - Ellie was very approachable and helpful, the course was well organised and she had a wealth of resources for us to plunder. I would like to attend another of her courses in the future.

Response from Elka:

Thank you for the review Betty. Great to meet you and i'm so glad you enjoyed the day. Best wishes, Ellie

In-person course
- - #20713

I really enjoyed the course. Excellent teaching and great selection of materials to try. I was so glad to be able to complete my piece of work at a comfy pace knowing that Ellie was on hand to help and advise. I was unsure what to expect from the day, but I would definitely recommend this course. I’m looking forward to joining another course in the future.

Response from Elka:

Great to have you on the workshop Christine. Thank you for the review. I'm so glad you had a good day. Best wishes, Ellie.

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