Weaving on a Peg Loom

Weaving on a Peg Loom
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Description

A peg loom is a very simple type of loom but is also very versatile and a lot of fun to use. You can make big chunky mats but also produce fine, decorative work incorporating the weaving techniques used on more traditional looms.

Students will start by making a little bag while learning to warp up and weave with a variety of materials. They may then learn to make patterns and pictures using hatching and shading.

What to bring:

Double knit cotton or wool with a high viscose content for the warp.

Warp threads need to be strong.

Wool of any type and thickness to weave with.

Any fabric you think will weave well.

Old clothing, scarves, any fabric that has been washed and ironed a lot. The fabric will be cut into strips.

Sewing kit to include a tapestry needle.

The tutor will bring peg looms for you to use.

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

What's included in the price?

Included on the day:

Any other materials not specified for the students to bring

Expert tuition

1 to 1 guidance

Detailed demonstrations

A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes

And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day. If you would like to share any photographs of your day here and/or your finished work, we’d love to see them, so you can share this on social media and tag us.

Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place by notifying us using the 'Chat with the Maker' button. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.

Level: Beginners

Number of students: 10

Venue

Lauren Millbank at Micklems Farm Creative Workshops
Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
Reading
Berkshire
RG10 9YD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners

Duration

1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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