In these beginners workshop you will be expertly tutored by Central Saint Martins trained weaver Anne Crowther using Ashford looms, which are suitable for those new to weaving. I have 6 looms available, perfect for small group bookings and I am happy to bring my mobile weave studio to you or why not book a place on one of the following workshops…
2018 workshop dates
NOW BOOKING – ‘Weave A Scarf in a Day’ at The Craft House Saltaire, West Yorks – a full days workshop on Sunday May 20th, Friday July 6th and Sat Oct 6th 2018 and a 2 hour weave intro to ‘Get Weaving’ on Saturday June 23 from 2.30 – 4.30pm For workshop details click HERE
Stash Fine Yarns in Thornton, BD13, West Yorkshire will also be hosting my ‘Weave a Scarf in a Day workshop’ on Sat 19th May, Sat 16th June and Sat June 30th 2018 details at Stash Fine Yarns or phone 01274 833907
‘Weave a Scarf in a day’ workshops are also being held at Messengers Cottage in Skipton, the studio of Jaki Bogg creator of artisan dyed ‘Hot Butter Yarns. Spend the day weaving with gorgeous ‘Hot Butter Yarns’ to create a truly original hand woven scarf. Dates in 2018 are Sundays June 10, July 15, Sept 16, Oct 21 and Dec 2 – Bookings via Jaki – 07985 190 984 or email email@example.com
New for 2018 ‘Weave a scarf in a day’ at Just Makers at Ripley Castle Courtyard, Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3AY on Sunday Oct 14th. Bookings through Just Makers 01423 772903, firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 dates – already!!!
Due to popular demand we have pencilled in dates for Weave a Scarf in a Day at Saltaire Craft House on Saturday Jan 19th and March 23 2019
“Thank you for such an inspirational day yesterday – one of the best workshops I’ve been on – particularly for satisfaction and sense of achievement.”
“Thank you for such a lovely, creative and calm day”
“What a wonderful day. Anne was so patient and her instructions were so clear and she had the class at ease. With a beautiful scarf at the end of the day. Thank you so much”.
(Images and feedback from ‘Weave a scarf in a day’ at Hot Butter Yarn)
I also offer the following weaving experience workshops:
Freestyle Weaving – a half or full day workshop
Immerse yourself in a world of yarn colour and texture and discover the tranquil therapy of weaving. The looms will be threaded ready for you to start weaving and exploring yarn combinations and weave effects. All yarns provided, but you are welcome to bring any on your own.
Woven Landscape – half or a full day
Paint a landscape with yarn and create weaving inspired by your favourite landscapes.
Option to have a half day workshop with looms threaded ready to start weaving or a full day workshop where you learn to design a warp, thread your own loom and weave for the remainder of the day.
All yarns provided but you are welcome to bring any of your own and also bring photos of your favourite landscapes.
Weave a scarf in a day – a full day workshop
Design your scarf, thread your own loom and weave your own unique scarf to wear by the end of the day!
There is the option to provide own yarns, or to use those supplied or book onto a workshop I am running in collaboration with a yarn shop and purchase yarns from the shop.
Recycle – respin –reweave – half day workshop
A workshop all about reusing fabrics, creating your own yarns and cords and weaving them into something new!
You will have fun learning to spin using a drop spindle to transform old fabrics into yarn to make new things eg table mats, table runners or even rugs.
All equipment and materials provided, although you are welcome to bring any old fabric you may wish to recycle. (Please note that weaving at this workshop is done on card looms, not the Ashford looms)
Mobile Weaving workshops for group bookings
I am happy to bring my mobile weave studio to you if you can get a group of between of 4 and 6 people together and you have a suitable space to run a session.
(The looms are not huge and 2 – 3 could easily fit on a 6ft / 2mt table. However, if you want learn to make a warp and thread up a loom then warp making requires a distance of around 6 ft /2 metres from the back of the loom – please get in touch to discuss the suitability of the space you have in mind )
A half day (2-3hr) session is from £25* per person and a full day (4 – 5hrs) is from £40* per person based 6 participants (min of 4 participants required per workshop).
(*Excluding yarns which are an optional extra or you may wish to supply your own)
I am based in Thornton, West Yorkshire and am prepared to travel around the north of England – I will charge for my travel @ 25p per mile round trip.
For enquires about booking your own weave experience workshop please contact me HERE or phone 01274 834272.