Tap into tapestry: 2 day course - suitable for beginners and experienced weavers alike

Tap Into Tapestry- Student work Landscape Tapestry


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You will create a woven wall hanging using new and interesting tapestry weaving techniques including: tabby, pick and pick, hatching, rya knots, soumak, shapes, fleece clustering, colour blending, outlining.

For those of you travelling from afar, we have B&B facilities available. Should you need accommodation please mention it in your email when you enrol.

Space is limited so please contact me in advance to book a place.

Please note: if the dates detailed are not convenient for you please get in touch as I sometimes run other courses if there is enough demand!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Yarns, frame looms and equipment will be provided on the Tap Into Tapestry course. However, you are more than welcome to bring any yarns, fibres, fleece or textures of particular interest to you.

Tea and coffee, refreshments, are provided on each day. Please bring your own lunch for the two days you will be weaving. A fridge and a microwave are available. We also have an excellent farm shop half a mile away with some delicious snacks available.

Total cost of the 2 day course is £150. Spaces are limited so please book in advance to reserve a place. Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

NB course dates are flexible and run on demand so do get in touch
I also schedule specific dates


Alana Sayers at weavewithalana


Greengage Cottage

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


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In-person course
Louise Lee-Gammage - - #26416

This is a great course. Alana is an excellent teacher who is eager to ensure that students learn a wide variety of weaving skills. Her studio is in a peaceful setting and is well-resourced with beautiful yarns. She provides plenty of opportunities for individual creative expression with sensitive and knowledgeable guidance to support you. I had a great introduction to weaving.

In-person course
Jude Freeman - - #23499

This two day course was exciting and innovative whilst covering basic techniques for a beginner. Alana is a highly skilful and inspiring tutor who was sensitive to our individual learning styles and interests. She is generous with her knowledge and introduced us to the work of several practitioners that she realised would be of interest. The weaving studio is a pleasant environment and the atmosphere was focused but also informal. We were made to feel very welcome. Thoroughly recommended !

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