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 s...pecialised weave courses for a wide range of abilities. More

Weaving-Exploring Colour and Texture

 Wednesday 4th March 2020

"Weaving – Exploring Colour and Texture"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hulb

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/

Colour Texture and Pattern

Saturday 21st March 2020

"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

Become a Weaver

Tues/Wed 7th/8th April 2020

"Become a Weaver"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub

Appleby

This popular two day workshop with Jan 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.

To book, cost £130 incl all materials, refreshments & lunch

Contact- Jane 07890 017715 or

Sarah, Appleby Hub Manager 017683 51640

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

4 Shaft Honeycomb Weaving

Saturday 25th April 2020

"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

Tweed Weaving

Friday 22nd May 2020

"Tweed Weaving"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

This class is perfect for beginners and weavers with alittle more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional Herringbone technique to create a unique piece of fabric. This fabric is suitable for making cushions, bags, purses or any of your own sewing projects. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

Cost £72 including all materials

www.themakersmill.co.uk Tel: 017687 98387

Weave Your Own Tweed

Friday 27nd May 2020

"Weave Your Own Tweed"

The Eden Workshop at the Appleby Hub

Appleby

Jan returns for this workshop where you will weave a piece of Tweed – the warp is wider than on previous workshops so this gives the option of creating a cushion front or bag.

This class is perfect for beginners and weavers with alittle more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional Herringbone technique to create a unique piece of fabric.

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/

Get Weaving

Mon-Thurs 1st- 4th June 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

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

Contact- 01768 776276

www.highamhall.com

Weave a Scarf

Saturday 25th July 2020booking not open yet

"Weave a Scarf"

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

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