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Elka

Contact Name: Ellie Fisher

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No1 Barn
Red Deer Court, Elm Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO22 5LX

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About Elka

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.

Elka's Courses

2 day introduction to table loom weaving in Kings Sombourne
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2 day introduction to table loom weaving in Kings Sombourne
Hampshire - Next course on 15th October 2019
£195
The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving. You will learn how to plan and make a warp, wind it onto your loom, thread up the loom, and create patterns on a four shaft Louët 'Erica' table loom. Spaces are limited to ensure so you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and for those with a little experience that would like a refresher. You will have the opportunity to buy your loom and other pieces of equipment at...
3 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Craft-T in Christchurch
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3 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Craft-T in Christchurch
Dorset - Next course on 26th November 2019
£45
I am delighted to have teamed up with Craf-T in Christchurch to offer a 3 hour evening workshop from 6.30 - 9.30pm. 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 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...
6 Hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at Seeded in Southsea
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6 Hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at Seeded in Southsea
Hampshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
£95
I am delighted to have teamed up with Alexsis at her fantastic new premises 'Seeded' 'in Southsea to offer a 6 hour workshop from 10am - 4pm. What's included 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 and hot drinks and biscuits (gluten free & vegan) will be available throughout the workshop. What to...
6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge
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6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge
Hampshire - Next course on 26th October 2019
£120
I am delighted to be offering two new 6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshops, 10am-4pm, in the magical setting of the woodland studio at TURNER & THOM near Stockbridge. What's included? 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, hemp and rose. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you. All drinks, snacks, and a delicious home cooked lunch are included in...
6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Craft-T in Christchurch
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6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Craft-T in Christchurch
Dorset - Next course on 20th November 2019
£95
I am delighted to have teamed up with Craft-T in Christchurch to offer a full day frame loom weaving workshop 10am - 4pm. 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 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...
An introduction to frame loom weaving at Whitchurch Silk Mill: Wednesday workshop
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An introduction to frame loom weaving at Whitchurch Silk Mill: Wednesday workshop
Hampshire - Next course on 15th January 2020
£95
A Wednesday workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm in the beautiful setting of Whitchurch Silk Mill. What's included: The course price includes a day 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. There will be welcome tea and coffee on arrival. What to expect: The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will...
HALF TERM 6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Twyford Social Club
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HALF TERM 6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Twyford Social Club
Hampshire - Next course on 28th October 2019
£95
I am delighted to have teamed up with the Twyford Social Club to offer a 6 hour half term workshop, 10am - 4pm. Suitable for children aged 11 + and adults. Under 18's £75, adults £95 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 you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience...
Introduction to natural dyeing at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge
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Introduction to natural dyeing at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£120
6 hour 'Introduction to Natural Dyeing' workshop, 10am-4pm, in the magical setting of the woodland studio at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge. What's included? The workshop price includes 5 hours of guided tuition (plus one hour for lunch), which includes all the necessary materials and equipment including aprons and gloves. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you. All drinks, snacks, and a delicious home cooked lunch are included in the price. Please be sure to let us know of any dietary requirements at...
Six hour intermediate frame loom weaving workshop, Fulflood Gallery, Winchester
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Six hour intermediate frame loom weaving workshop, Fulflood Gallery, Winchester
Hampshire - Next course on 9th February 2020
£95
A Sunday workshop for people who have attended the 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshop, or for those with basic skills that would like to expand their knowledge. Between 10am - 4pm in the beautiful setting of Fulflood Gallery, a three minute walk from Winchester train station. What to expect: The workshop will guide you through various weaving techniques including creating pictures and shapes, how to link shapes together, adding fringing (tassels) in patterns, braiding (soumak), finishing techniques and more. Spaces are limited to six people to ensure you receive...
Six hour introduction to frame loom weaving at Julia Davey, Bath
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Six hour introduction to frame loom weaving at Julia Davey, Bath
Somerset - Next course on 10th November 2019
£95
I am delighted to have teamed up with Julia Davey again at her beautiful premises in Bath to offer a 6 hour 'Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving' workshop, 10am-4pm. What's included: 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. Tea, coffee, herbal tea and biscuits will be provided but please do bring your lunch....
Six hour introduction to frame loom weaving, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury
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Six hour introduction to frame loom weaving, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury
Wiltshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
£95
A weekday workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm in the beautiful setting of Fisherton Mill in Salisbury. 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...
Three hour introduction to frame loom weaving at Thrive Cafe & Wellbeing, Winchester
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Three hour introduction to frame loom weaving at Thrive Cafe & Wellbeing, Winchester
Hampshire - Next course on 13th November 2019
£45
An evening workshop for beginners between 6.30 - 9.30pm in the beautiful setting of Thrive Cafe & Wellbeing in Oliver's Battery in Winchester. What's included? The course price includes 3 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. The evening will include complimentary Chakra Healing herbal teas by Positivitea and a selection of raw vegan treats made by the...