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Hand Weaving Using a Loom

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£20 – £45.00

Summary:-

Workshop title: An introduction to hand weaving
Workshop Date: 06.11.21
Workshop Day: Saturday
Workshop Time: 12pm-4pm
Workshop Duration: 4 hours
Workshop Tutor: Kirsty, Liverpool Weaving Co.
Cost: £45
Deposit : £25
Age: 12+. Teens must be accompanied by an adult
Suit: Beginner
Skills learnt: How to set up a frame loom, different woven techniques
What you create: Wall Hanging
What is provided: All materials
What is included: Barista coffee/tea + locally made cake
Ideal for: This workshop is a perfect place to start if you’re a beginner or want a refresher
course of the basics!

About this event
Kirsty will demonstrate thread by thread how to set up a frame loom and accomplish different woven techniques. You will then be able to try these patterns out for yourself, weaving with a variety of yarns and materials, from organic cotton, lustrous wools, silks and other textured and fancy yarns. Kirsty has a selection of over 100 yarns to experiment with, so there’s plenty to choose from.

Whether you produce a traditional or contemporary design, you will create your own personal wall hanging to take home with you. Kirsty will be on hand to answer questions for all your weaving needs and with over 10 years’ experience in the field, her expertise really brings her workshop to life. This class would suit those new to weaving and looking to learn a new craft skill, covering an array of weaving patterns such as plain weave (tabby), hopsack and monks belt.

Learn more about the fabulous craft of weaving whilst progressing at your own pace, this class is designed to be fun, yet engaging. All yarns will also be provided, but if you have some at home that you’ve been saving for that special project, please bring them along! Typical class sizes hold a maximum of 8 students so you will have plenty of individual attention and time to complete your project during this session. Workshop attendees will also have the choice of a scrumptious, locally made cake, accompanied by a barista coffee or herbal/infusion tea included in the price.

If you’re looking to buy this workshop as a gift, beautiful wooden gift vouchers are available. Email for more info: info@theliverpoolweavingcompany.co.uk.

For any queries, please e-mail: enquiries@thebarnwirral.co.uk

Tickets

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Deposit | Hand-weaving | 06.11.21 | £25
£ 25.00
3 available
Balance of Weaving Workshop | £20
£ 20.00
4 available
Hand-weaving | 06.11.21 | £45
£ 45.00
6 available

Details

Date:
November 6
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£20 – £45.00
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Organisers

The Barn
The Liverpool Weaving Company

Venue

The Barn
Pye Road, Heswall
Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0DB United Kingdom
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Phone:
07707 641878
Website:
www.thebarnwirral.co.uk