Vintage Inspired Textiles & Accessories, Handmade in Hertfordshire.
  • Weaving Courses 2018

    £85.00

    If you have ever thought about learning to hand weave this course will cover all the basics to get you started on your journey...


    Including:

    An Introduction to weaving,

    Dressing the loom & designing a warp.


    During the course we will make sample swatches of cloth on a variety of weaving looms & you will produce a handmade Woven Scarf, of your own design on either a Rigid heddle or a 4 shaft traditional manual weaving loom.

    The Introduction to Weaving course will run on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm. 

    The sessions will be for a small group of 4-6 people only - so please book early to reserve your place.

    The cost for the 4 weaving sessions will be £85 - this includes use of all the equipment & materials you will need to weave a scarf made with medium weight Cotton or thicker Wool mix yarns. 

    If you book two courses at the same time the total cost will be reduced to £140.

    Tea/coffee & cake will also be included!

    This course will be an informal experience in a relaxed environment which will hopefully allow your creativity to flow! Aspects of the 'Weaving for Wellbeing' course will be incorporated into the classes...A little music, Colour theory, Aromatherapy, Fresh flowers & rich dark chocolate cake too!


    The sessions will take place at The Fenners Building in the town centre of Letchworth Garden City.

    A convenient location with good transport links & only a few minutes walk from Letchworth train station. If you intend to arrive by car Free Parking is available on site.


    Your Course leader is Amy Wilson...

    A trained Fashion/textile designer with a HND in Fashion, FDT Textile Degree & BA (hons) Woven Textile Design degree & over 6 years experience in woven fabric design.

    She has been running regular weaving workshops in Colleges, galleries and at her own studios over the past few years.