6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving, ELKA studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire

Blue indigo on the loom
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Description

A day workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm at the ELKA studio.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will create a small woven piece using a frame loom.

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

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience and would like a refresher.

You will have the opportunity to buy your loom at the the end of the workshop for £20. Cash is preferable.


WHAT TO BRING

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.

Please bring a pack lunch with you.

I will provide oat or soya milk, if you prefer dairy milk then please brink this with you.



PARKING & ARRIVAL

Elka studio, Unit 3 Granary Loft, Upper Slackstead Farm, Farley Lane, Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO22 6PT

There is plenty of private parking for the studio.

If you type 'Elka' into Google Maps, it will bring you straight to the studio. There are two entrances to Upper Slackstead Farm. Please take the entrance signed 'Elka Visitors', NOT 'Elka Deliveries'. Follow the track down past the cottages on your left, and the studio carpark is directly in front of you.

If you do not have Google Maps on your phone, please ensure you have located the studio prior to leaving, and printed out a map if necessary. There is very limited phone signal or wifi out here!

Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure you have time to grab a cuppa before the workshop begins.

I look forward to meeting you soon but if you have any questions beforehand, please feel free to contact me.


ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

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.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Workshop cancellations by you

Our workshops are priced as fairly as possible. We therefore have to have a clear cancellation policy to ensure that we cover our costs and the on going viability of the workshop.
Please check your diary carefully to ensure that you are available to attend any workshops you are booking with us.

All our workshops are strictly non-refundable in all circumstances.

If you give more than 14 days notice to cancel a place on a workshop your options are as follows:

We will be happy to transfer you to another workshop, space permitting.
If there are no suitable future dates for you to transfer to we can provide a voucher to be used for a future workshop booking, this will be valid for one year from the date of issue.
You can of course send someone in your place at any time, but please note that this is your responsibility to find a replacement person and you must let us know in advance who will be attending.
If you give less than 14 days notice to cancel a place on a workshop then your options are as follows:

If you have COVID19 or are displaying symptoms of COVID19, you will be given a voucher to be used for a future workshop which will be valid for one year from the date of issue.
If you would like to transfer, we can only transfer you to a future workshop if your place is re-sold.
If you would like to transfer and the place is not re-sold, we can add you to a last minute availability waiting list for future dates of the workshop. If there are still unsold places on the workshop with 24-48 hours until the workshop is due to take place, we will offer you a place at no additional charge. Please note this option is not a guarantee of a space.
We will do our best to fill the place within this time. Please be aware that in our experience it can be difficult to fill places on workshops at short notice.

Multiple class sessions

Some of our workshops take place over several sessions. If you miss a session unfortunately we cannot offer a make up session. If you require further tuition to complete your project you may be able to book 1:1 lessons depending on the project and tuition required.

Workshop cancellations by us

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a workshop you will be given at least 24 hours notice and offered a transfer to another date, voucher to be used at another time or in our store, or a full refund. We will not be held liable for any other costs or expenses that you may incur in the event of cancellation by us.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

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.

You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you.

Maker

Ellie Fisher at Elka

Venue

Elka, Unit 3 Granary Loft, Upper Slackstead Farm, Farley Lane
Braishfield
Romsey
Hampshire
SO510QL

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fathers Day
  • Hen dos
  • Mothers Day
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday

Duration

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

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Price

£130

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Reviews

In-person course
Fiona - - #33454

What a fantastic day. A chance to learn, a chance to chill, and a much needed chance to forget the stresses of the last 18 months. Ellie is an amazing teacher, so knowledgeable and patient, and supportive of our varying choices, experience and ideas. And yet very laid back and inclusive. I shall be going back soon!

Response from Elka:

Thank you so much for the lovely review Fiona. It was a pleasure to meet you and i'm so glad you enjoyed the day!

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