Colourwork Weaving - Create your own table runner/mat on a Rigid Heddle Loom! NEW DATES COMING SOON

This workshop is suitable for beginners or those with some experience using a rigid heddle loom.

 

We will spend the day exploring the intricate patterns that can be created using coloured cotton yarn on a rigid heddle loom.  Our Ashford Sampleit looms offer a great opportunity to learn about weaving and create something beautiful.  Our looms are 10 inches wide.  The looms will be ready warped and waiting for you to weave your own beautiful piece.

Why not come along, meet us, and experience a little of what weaving is all about.

Maximum 5 spaces available.

What’s Included:

-          Rigid Heddle Loom for use during the workshop

-          Cotton yarns for weaving

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee) & sweet things :)

 

£60 per person

Peg Loom Weaving

NEW DATES COMING SOON

We will be showing you have to use peg looms to create your own mat or seat cushion.  These looms are wonderfully versatile and allow you to use all sorts of materials to create your masterpiece.

We will be providing a variety of yarns, fibres and fleeces for you to let your imagination run wild with.  

All materials are included as well as a peg loom to use during the day.  We will teach you about creative weaving techniques as well as showing you around the fabulous restored woollen mill.

 

 

All taking place in the restored Woollen Mill at Gower Heritage Centre.

Maximum 5 spaces available.

What’s Included:

-          40cm peg loom for use during the class

-          A choice of yarns, fibres and fleece for weaving

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee)

Please bring a packed lunch or alternatively there is a café on site 

serving a variety of fresh food and local produce.

£40 per person

 Weave a Scarf on a Rigid Heddle Loom   NEW DATES COMING SOON

Rigid Heddle Looms are incredibly versatile and accessible looms for those without the funding or the space to consider the more complex and expensive floor looms that we have in our mill.

This class teaches you the basic techniques you need to make a beautiful, unique, hand woven scarf.  

 

No experience is required.  We will show you all the parts of the loom, tell you about some of the confusing terminology and get you weaving your own scarf to take home and keep.

 

We think you may even be hooked when we show you how flexible the rigid heddle loom can be and the wonderful creations you can make.  

All materials and a 10 inch Ashford rigid heddle loom are supplied for your use during this workshop and the scarf is yours to keep.  The looms will be provided ready warped and you can choose from a range of yarns for use during the workshop so all you need to bring is yourself! The yarns we use for this project are  beautiful, soft creations to keep that chilly winter wind out.

 

All taking place in the restored Woollen Mill at Gower Heritage Centre.

Maximum 5 spaces available.

What’s Included:

-          Use of 10 inch Ashford Sampleit Rigid Heddle Loom during the workshop

-          A choice of yarns for weaving

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee)

£60 per person

Saori weaving - Create your own piece of creative weaving to take home! NEW DATES COMING SOON

A beginner’s workshop for those who would like to indulge their creative side!  Learn about different weaving terms and techniques to produce your own creative woven piece.

All materials and a creative weaving frame are supplied during this workshop and whatever creative piece you make is yours to keep.  We source Ryeland fleece on Gower and provide all manner of creative yarns for use during the workshop.  All taking place in the restored Woollen Mill at Gower Heritage Centre.

Why not come along, meet us, and experience a few hours of relaxed weaving with the inspiration and ideas to continue creating your own unique pieces?  Whether you are looking to create an impressionist landscape or an abstract piece to hang at home, we will teach you the skills and provide the materials for you to be able to produce your own woven piece.

Maximum 8 spaces available.

What’s Included:

-          Creative weaving frame

-          Carded Ryland Wool and finished yarns for weaving

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee) & sweet things :)

 

£38 per person

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