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Leaf Trading Post

Contact Name: Helen Leaf

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Derbyshire
Nottinghamshire
NG17 2AW

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Earth Pigments - Prehistoric and Modern Uses
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Earth Pigments - Prehistoric and Modern Uses
Nottinghamshire
£110
Earth pigments are things like ochres - naturally coloured clays and rocks that have been used for colour since prehistoric times. They're strong, lightfast and permanent, and hugely versatile in how they can be used. As well as looking into the background of how the pigments have been used, this is a hands-on course. we'll use earth pigments as our prehistoric ancestors did, and then we'll look at the many ways we can use them in our own homes and lives. This is one of my 'Ancestral Skills' workshops, and...
Introductory braid weaving workshop
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Introductory braid weaving workshop
Leicestershire - Next course on 10th November 2019
£32
A workshop to weave your own braid, using simple and portable equipment. Weaving braids and bands is a northern European tradition, and it's something that links in to many other traditions around the world. Once the basics are understood, you can go on to weave with different colours, patterns and yarns. It's a great skill! On this workshop you'll learn: - how to weave braids/bands using simple equipment (loom/heddle and shuttle) - how to start and finish your braids - how to thread a loom/heddle - how to read and...
Plying, String, Cordage & Useful Twists
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Plying, String, Cordage & Useful Twists
Nottinghamshire
£165
From fibres to cords, to knots, textiles, and beyond - these are ancestral skills that we've been using since prehistoric times, and plying is a great skill to learn! We'll make plied cordage using a whole range of different materials, ancient and modern. Then, using our cordage we'll make simple projects, learning more useful skills and tricks along the way. At the end of the course you'll have new skills, knowledge of how to use these skills, and a huge appreciation of the simplicity and versatility of cordage. This is...