Elka

Contact Name: Ellie Fisher

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Address:
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.

Courses, kits & gifts

2 day introduction to table loom weaving at the Elka studio, Upper Slackstead
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2 day introduction to table loom weaving at the Elka studio, Upper Slackstead
In-person course
Hampshire - Next course on 24th May 2021
£260
A two day workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm at the Elka studio in Upper Slackstead, Hampshire. WHAT TO EXPECT This is quite an intense workshop and there is...
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
In-person course
Dorset - Next course on 27th May 2021
£65
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...
6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving, ELKA studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire
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6 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving, ELKA studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire
In-person course
Hampshire - Next course on 8th June 2021
£130
A day workshop for beginners between 10am - 4pm at the ELKA studio. WHAT TO EXPECT The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you...
6 Hour Introduction to Natural Dyeing, ELKA Studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire
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6 Hour Introduction to Natural Dyeing, ELKA Studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire
In-person course
Hampshire - Next course on 22nd May 2021
£130
6 hour 'Introduction to Natural Dyeing' workshop, 10am-4pm, ELKA studio, Upper Slackstead, Hampshire. WHAT TO EXPECT The workshop will teach you the basic principles and practice of natural dyeing using...
Frame Loom with Heddle Bar Weaving Starter Kit
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Frame Loom with Heddle Bar Weaving Starter Kit
Craft kit
£45
This little kit includes everything you need to get weaving. *** Please indicate your colour preferences from the images above, there are 9 variations: Autumn, Marine , Natural, Rainbow, Blossom,...
Naturally Dyed Make-up Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Naturally Dyed Make-up Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£45
A handy boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. Outer: Naturally dyed with onion skins and hand woven, 100%...
Private weaving tuition in Winchester
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Private weaving tuition in Winchester
In-person course
Hampshire - Next course on 10th May 2021
£75
Private weaving tuition can be booked for half days (£75) or full days (£150) at the Elka weaving studio in Winchester. Ellie Fisher is a textile designer with a foundation...
Rainbow Clutch Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Rainbow Clutch Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£76
This simple clutch bag is a fold over design with a rounded bottom. The bottom half of the clutch is made with extra structuring to support the look and feel...
Rainbow Cross Body Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Rainbow Cross Body Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£150
The cross body bag is a large classic bag with side details such as D-rings and detachable straps. With a larger inner pocket with a brass zip, this is a...
Rainbow Pouch/Clutch/Purse. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Rainbow Pouch/Clutch/Purse. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£43
A classic rounded pouch case. This versatile pouch bag can be used as a coin purse, tool case or as an evening clutch. Outer: Handwoven herringbone, 50% recycled denim, 50%...
Rainbow Wash Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Rainbow Wash Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£65
A traditional squared wash bag with handles and tabs, featuring a spacious interior, in which you’ll easily fit all your grooming essentials for trips away. Designed in Winchester and made...
Rainbow Weekend Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Rainbow Weekend Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£74
A handy, large boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Perfect for weekends away. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. Outer: Handwoven, 50% recycled denim,...
Rainy Days Wall Hanging Fibre Pack (Materials & E-book)
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Rainy Days Wall Hanging Fibre Pack (Materials & E-book)
Craft kit
£20
This fibre kit contains all the yarn & fibre you'll need to weave your own little rain cloud. Materials (linen warp yarn, plant fibre & naturally dyed linen). E-book instructions....
Rainy Days Wall Hanging Weaving Kit (Loom, Materials & E-book)
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Rainy Days Wall Hanging Weaving Kit (Loom, Materials & E-book)
Craft kit
£45
This weaving kit contains everything you'll need to weave your own little rain cloud. Small adjustable frame loom. Pick up stick. Shuttle. Bent tapestry needle. Vintage silver fork (beater). Materials...
Spring Sale 🌸 Frame loom weaving - online course
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Spring Sale 🌸 Frame loom weaving - online course
Online on-demand course
£91
30% off for our Spring Sale! This course will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident frame loom weaver, and you can do all...
Spring sale 🌸 Frame loom weaving - online course PLUS kit
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Spring sale 🌸 Frame loom weaving - online course PLUS kit
Online on-demand course
£126
30% off for our Spring Sale! This online weaving course plus starter kit will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident frame loom weaver,...
Vintage Bubblegum Pink Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Bubblegum Pink Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£45
A handy boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. Outer: Vintage silk & synthetic kimono. Finished with an organic...
Vintage Kimono Bold Floral & Gold Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Bold Floral & Gold Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£76
This classic, versatile, rounded pouch can be used as a purse, tool case or even as an evening clutch. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable...
Vintage Kimono Bubblegum Pink Large Coin Purse. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Bubblegum Pink Large Coin Purse. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£35
A handy little bag with many uses. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. These bags are made from genuine vintage fabric which has been...
Vintage Kimono Bubblegum Pink Weekend Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Bubblegum Pink Weekend Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£74
A handy, large boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Perfect for weekends away. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. These bags are made from...
Vintage Kimono Green & Gold Blue Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Green & Gold Blue Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£76
This simple clutch bag is a fold over design with a rounded bottom. The bottom half of the clutch is made with extra structuring to support the look and feel...
Vintage Kimono Green & Gold Weekend Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Green & Gold Weekend Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£74
A handy, large boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Perfect for weekends away. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. These bags are made from...
Vintage Kimono Orange & Royal Blue Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Orange & Royal Blue Clutch Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£76
This simple clutch bag is a fold over design with a rounded bottom. The bottom half of the clutch is made with extra structuring to support the look and feel...
Vintage Kimono Orange & Royal Blue Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Orange & Royal Blue Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£45
A handy boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. Outer: 100% vintage kimono silk. Finished with a bamboo tassel...
Vintage Kimono Pink Clutch Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Pink Clutch Bag. Handwoven in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£76
This simple clutch bag is a fold over design with a rounded bottom. The bottom half of the clutch is made with extra structuring to support the look and feel...
Vintage Kimono Red & Purple Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Red & Purple Make-up Bag. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£45
A handy boxed bottomed bag with many uses. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable manufacturer. Outer: Vintage silk & synthetic kimono. Finished with an organic...
Vintage Kimono Red Cherry Blossom Pouch/Clutch/Purse. Made in the UK & sustainable
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Vintage Kimono Red Cherry Blossom Pouch/Clutch/Purse. Made in the UK & sustainable
Handcrafted gift
£43
This classic, versatile, rounded pouch can be used as a purse, tool case or even as an evening clutch. Designed in Winchester and made in Scotland by a small sustainable...

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