2 Hour Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving at Powderham Castle near Exeter, Thursday 14th November 2019 (PLEASE BOOK THROUGH THE EVENTBRITE WEBSITE, LINK IN DESCRIPTION).
All proceeds from this workshop will go to ABF The Soldiers' Charity.
Click the red 'BOOK HERE' link below, then click the green 'Tickets' button to select a workshop, or phone ABF The Soldiers' Charity South West office on 01392 496412. Tickets are £35 and admission to the fair is included.
Places are limited so be sure to book early by clicking the 'Tickets' button and selecting the workshop you wish to attend or by phoning ABF The Soldiers' Charity South West office on 01392 496412. Tickets are £35 and admission to the fair is included.
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 at the the end of the workshop for £20. Cash is preferable.
What's included: The course price includes 2 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.
About your tutor: 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.
What to bring: You will be provided with all the materials you will need for the workshop however if you have any material at home that you would like to experiment with then please feel free to bring them along.