Mon, 05 Feb|
Craig-y-Nos Country Park
WEAVING - Start to Finish - a 4 week course
Have you ever wanted to weave? Come and try your hand at making a piece of fabric from the very start to the finished article in just four weeks! All equipment and materials will be provided. Just bring a pen, a note book...and your enthusiasm!
Time & Location
05 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 15:00
Craig-y-Nos Country Park, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1GL, UK
About the Event
The course is run by the Take Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers. It will be led by Liz and Christine, two tutors with many years of practical and teaching experience. This Agored Cymru accredited course will run weekly from Monday 5th February, 2024 until Monday 26th February, 2024 using simple rigid heddle looms. You will discover how to produce a piece of weaving from start to finish: Choose your yarns and plan a simple design Make a warp and 'dress' the loom Weave your fabric Finish your fabric This course will be using woollen yarns to fit in with the Heritage and Traditional Craft ethos of the Big Skill. If you have a sensitivity to wool, please contact Tawe Guild (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss alternatives. Teas and coffees will be provided. There is a cafe on site for lunches or you can bring your own. The course is suitable for beginners and those with some experience who want to get back to weaving...and for anyone who wants to have fun while learning!
this course is suitable for ages 16+
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