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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Tweeds and Tartans

 Sun-Wed 9th-12th January 2022

"Tweeds and Tartan 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.

This is a 3 day course starting at 6.30pm Sunday evening and finishing 12.30pm on Wednesday

Perfect for beginners and those wanting to develop their skills further. Design your own Tweed or Tartan, then dress your loom

A 4 Shaft Ashford table loom will be provided and a small charge will be made for materials

To book, cost £340 residential/£239 non-residential

Contact- 01768 776276

www.highamhall.com

Dogthooth and 4Shaft Pinwheel

Sat 5th February 2022

"Weaving – Dogtooth/4 shaft Pinwheel"

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.

You will learn how to weave both these traditional dogtooth and 4 shaft Pinwheel patterns

She will provide 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 £69 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact- Jane 07890 017715 or

Sarah, Appleby Hub Manager 017683 51640

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

Colour Texture and Pattern

Saturday 26th February 2022

"Colour, Texture and Pattern"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you're a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture. I'll even take the mystery out of pattern reading

You will be working on 4 shaft table looms which will be set up and ready to go on the day.

Cost £98 including lunch, tea, coffee and all materials

Tel: 017687 98387

www.themakersmill.co.uk 

Become a Weaver - beginner and refresher workshop

4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving

Thurs 31st March 2022

"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 Inspired by Landscape

Landscape Weaving

Saturday 30th April 2022

"Landscape Weaving"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

Jan will have her Ashford 4 shaft table looms all warped for you to weave a scarf width length. You will experiment with twill patterns and lots of coloured yarn to work with. Suitable for totally new to weaving and those wishing to hone their skills further

Cost £98 including lunch, tea, coffee and all materials

Tel: 017687 98387

www.themakersmill.co.uk 

Get Weaving

Thurs/Fri 19th/20th May 2022

"Get Weaving"

Farfield Mill

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.

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

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/