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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Get Weaving - beginner and refresher workshop

Mon/Tues 20th/21st September 2021

"Get Weaving" (beginner and refresher workshop)

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of how a piece of fabric is woven on a loom and try make your own?

The workshop is ideal for complete beginners or those wanting a refresher in weaving

This creative weaving workshop allows participants to gain basic understandings of the principles of handweaving, whilst creating their own unique woven artwork or fabric.

Under Jan's guidance you will learn to warp up a loom and weave basic weave structures, such as plain and twill. You will have access to a wide variety of yarns to enable you to experiment with texture and colour blending

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

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/

Weaving Tweed on a Loom

Saturday 2nd October 2021

"Weaving Tweed on the Loom"

The Makers Mill

Greta Side

Keswick, CA12 5LG

Come and enjoy a day weaving tweed on a 4 shaft table loom.

This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional Herringbone technique to create your own unique piece of tweed.

Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

Cost £78 including all materials

www.themakersmill.co.uk 

Tel: 017687 98387

Get Weaving


Sun-Wed 17th – 20th October 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. Beginners and the more experienced weaver can develop their skills further

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

Contact- 01768 776276

www.highamhall.com

Creative Weaving

Monday 15th November 2021

"Creative Weaving"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Jan will have her Ashford 4 shaft table looms all warped and ready for you to weave a scarf width and length.

She will provide patterns, lots of coloured yarn and patient informative tuition to get you weave.

This is both highly addictive and therapeutic with the repetitive action of firing the shuttle back and forth.

Suitable for those totally new to weaving as well as those wshing to hone their skills on a particular pattern.

You will have the opportunity to experiment with colour, texture and pattern.

Looms will be set up and ready to go

All materials provided

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

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/

Become a Weaver

 Tues/Wed 15th/16th June 2021

"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

Tartan Weaving

Saturday 10th July 2021

"Tartan Weaving"

The Makers Mill
Greta Side
Keswick, CA12 5LG


Classic Tartan Patterns to explored on the day to
make your own scarf.
Come and weave Tartan on a 4 shaft table loom.
Perfect introduction to weaving for beginners and those wanting to develop
their skills further. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

Cost £78 including all materials
www.themakersmill.co.uk Tel: 017687 98387

Tartan Weaving

Tuesday 13th July 2021

"Tartan Weaving"

Farfield Mill

Sedbergh

Classic Tartan Patterns to explored on the day to make your own scarf.

Come and weave Tartan on a 4 shaft table loom. Perfect introduction to weaving for beginners and those 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

Contact- 015396 21958

http://www.farfieldmill.org/