Jan has over 30 years experience in the textile field working in Higher Education running a Constructed Textile Resource at University of Cumbria, formally Cumbria Institute of the Arts. She is well accustomed to getting the very best out of students having worked with BA and MA students studying Contemporary Applied Arts, so is now able to...

Jan has over 30 years experience in the textile field working in Higher Education running a Constructed Textile Resource at University of Cumbria, formally Cumbria Institute of the Arts. She is well accustomed to getting the very best out of students having worked with BA and MA students studying Contemporary Applied Arts, so is now able to offer specialised weave courses for a wide range of abilities.

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4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving

 Saturday 20th March 2021

"4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure

Which resembles a bee's honeycomb. You will weave a piece of fabric on the day that could be used to make a cushion. This course will suit beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further. Looms will be setup and ready to go on the day

Cost £72 including all materials

www.themakersmill.co.uk Tel: 017687 98387

Shibori Weaving

 Mon/Tues 1st/2nd March 2021

"Shibori Weaving"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

During this course you will experiment the art of Shibori weaving. Day 1 you will create a test pieces and on day 2 weave a beautiful pleated scarf. Suit beginners and those with weaving experience. This course is a must if you also enjoy dying as there are lots of possibilities using this technique

To book, cost £110 plus £5 on the day for materials

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/

4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving

Wed 3rd March 2021

"4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure

Which resembles a bee's honeycomb. You will weave a piece of fabric on the day that could be used to make a cushion. This course will suit beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further. Looms will be setup and ready to go on the day

To book, cost £55 plus £5 on the day for materials

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/ 

Weaving - Exploring Colour and Texture

Tues 30th March 2021

"Weaving – Exploring Colour and Texture"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub

Appleby

Jan will have her Ashford table top four shaft looms all warped up ready for you to weave a scarf width & length. She will provide patterns, lots of coloured yarn and patient informative tuition to get you weaving. This one is both highly addictive and therapeutic with the repetitive action of firing the shuttle back & forth. It's suitable for those totally new to weaving as well as those wishing to hone their skills on a particular pattern.

To book, cost £65 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact- Jane 07890 017715 or

Sarah, Appleby Hub Manager 017683 51640

http://www.theedenworkshop.co.uk/workshops/

Tweedy Weaving


Tues 27th April 2021
"Tweedy Weaving"
Farfield Mill
Sedbergh
This class perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create your own unique scarf Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

To book, cost £50 plus £5 on the day for materials
Contact- 015396 21958
http://www.farfieldmill.org/

Colour, Texture and Pattern

Saturday 22nd May 2021

"Colour,Texture and Pattern"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

Learn to weave in a day and make your own unique scarf. Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4 shaft loom. Whether you're a beginner or already a weaver this will give you the opportunity to experiment with colour, texture and pattern. Looms will be set up and ready to go and all materials provided

Cost £72 including all materials

www.themakersmill.co.uk Tel: 017687 98387

Get Weaving


Sun-Wed 23rd – 26th May 2021

"Get Weaving"

Higham Hall

Bassenthwaite Lake

Cockermouth

Higham Hall is a beautiful residential independent college. They pride themselves on creating a relaxed environment for learning. Charming surrounds and outstanding food.

Introduction to weaving, exploring the use of colour and texture. On the is course you'll learn to set up a 4 shaft table loom and be able to follow weaving patterns

To book, cost £328 residential/£229 non-residential

Contact- 01768 776276

www.highamhall.com

Become a Weaver

Tues/Wed 1st/2nd June 2021

"Become a Weaver"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and woven some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago. The 2 day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth, Jan will provide you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

To book, cost £55 plus £5 on the day for materials

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/