Tapestry Weaving Courses for Beginners - Devon


Duration: 1 DAY

Price: £75

Run by: weavewithalana

Contact: Alana Sayers

07814170267

Glebe House
Farringdon
Farringdon
EXETER
Devon
EX5 2HY

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About the Course

Discover the wonderful art of tapestry weaving at my studio set in the beautiful East Devon countryside. I offer 1 day courses suitable for beginners. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft conducted on a wooden frame loom and used to create pictures, wall hangings, bags and cushion covers . You will learn how to warp your own loom, weave your own textile , finish and create your very own woven wall hanging . Your sampler is made by weaving the yarn in and out. You will learn lots of weaving tips and techniques when you enrol in your course.

The, ‘Love Your Loom’, One Day course, will teach you a variety of tapestry weaving techniques on a standing frame loom including: tabby, pick and pick, hatching, rya knots, soumak, shapes, colour blending, outlining. I teach both modern tapestry and traditional picture styles – the choice is entirely yours! The course is suitable for total beginners and those with some experience are also welcome.

At the end of the day you will have completed your unique woven wall hanging to take home. Yarns, frame looms and equipment will be provided for the day.

If you are travelling from afar, BnB accommodation is available on request

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

We meet at 9.30am with the aim to start weaving at 10.am and finish at 5.pm
Included in the price are looms for the day, all yarn and equipment, tea, coffee, refreshments and a light lunch. If you have special dietary requirements please feel free to bring your own food, a fridge and microwave are available for use on the day.



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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 6th December 2017
Sunday 7th January 2018
Sunday 28th January 2018

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