Tapestry Weaving Courses for Beginners - Devon
Contact course provider
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
PLEASE NOTE: If the course dates detailed are not convenient for you do get in touch because I sometimes run other 1 day courses if there is demand !
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your 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.
I loved my day learning weaving with Alana.
She is a knowledgeable, experienced and considerate teacher with endless enthusiasm and patience!
I learnt the basics, and came away with a beautiful small picture panel. Very pleased with my efforts and hope to continue with my new hobby.
Lovely setting, great lunch! Highly recommended
Jo Davies - - #12697
Review this course
Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.