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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Become a Weaver

 Saturday 19th September 2020

"Silk Weaving"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub
Appleby

Learn to weave with silk, the looms will be set up with a beautiful mix of colours to create your own unique luxurious scarf. Suitable for beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further

Cost £65 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact Jane 07890 017715 or Sarah Hub Manager  017683 51640

www.theedenworkshop.co.uk

Silk Weaving


Tuesday 22nd September 2020

"Silk Weaving"

Farfield Mil

Sedbergh

Learn to weave with silk, the looms will be set up with a beautiful mix of colours to create your own unique luxurious scarf. Suitable for beginners and weavers wanting to develop their skills further

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

https://www.farfieldmill.org/whats-on/workshops/

Contact  015396 21958

www.farfieldmill.org 

Become a Weaver

Tues/Wed 13th/14th October  2020

"Become a Weaver"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub

Appleby

This popular two day workshop is designed to teach you how to warp up or dress your loom on the first day before moving on to experimenting with colour, texture and pattern on the second day. It is aimed at both those who have bought looms and would like to learn to warp up or those thinking of buying. Jan will have the warps prepared but will explain how you prepare a warp using a warping board. if you have an Ashford table top four or eight shaft loom or similar and you would like to bring it please check direct with Jan that it is suitable.

Cost £130 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact Jane 07890 017715 or

Sarah Appleby Hub Manager 017683 51640

www.theedenworkshop.co.uk

Get Weaving


Fri-Mon 16th-19th October 2020
"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. Suitable for all abilities, from absolute beginners to those weavers keen to explore more complex patterns
To book, cost £328 residential/£229 non-residential
Contact- 01768 776276

Become a Weaver

Tues/Wed 27th/28th October 2020

"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 £110  £5 on the day for materials

https://www.farfieldmill.org/whats-on/workshops/ 

Contact- 015396 21958

4 Shaft Honeycomb

Wednesday 18th November  2020

"4 Shaft Honeycomb"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Honeycomb weaving creates cell like structures which resembles a bees 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 set up and ready to go on the day 

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

https://www.farfieldmill.org/whats-on/workshops/

Contact- 015396 21958

Shibori Weaving

Wed/Thurs 25th/26th November 2020

"Shibori Weaving"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

During the course you will experiment the art of Shibori Weaving. Day 1 you will create a test piece and on day 2 weave a beautiful pleated scarf. Suit beginners and those with weaving experience. The 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

Saturday 28th November  2020

"4 Shaft Honeycomb "

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub
Appleby

Honeycomb weaving creates a cell like structure which resembles a bees 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 set up and ready to go on the day 

Cost £65 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact Jane 07890 017715 or Sarah Hub Manager 017683 51640

www.theedenworkshop.co.uk