Summer Retreat


Tues/Wed/Thurs 28th/29th/30th July 2020


"Become a Weaver – all you need to know in 3 days"

Swallows and Artisans

Lanehead, East of Lake, Coniston LA21 8AA

Design and weave your own unique fabric with particular focus on colour selection, texture and pattern creation. Dress your loom and weave!

Join us for this 3 day relaxed creative workshop to learn how to design and weave your own unique fabric focusing on colour, texture and pattern, dress a 4 shaft table loom. All this will take place in a bright purpose built workshop with adjoining accommodation available at our historic property, Lanehead, complete with stunning views overlooking Coniston Water and the mountains.

Day 1 - focus on choosing a weave pattern and planning a warp, selecting the right balance of colour and texture

Day 2 - by the end of the day your loom will be dressed and you will commence weaving

Day 3 - a full day of weaving and learning all the finishing techniques

This course is perfect whether you're a complete beginner and would love to have a go, or if you already know some basics, maybe set your own loom up and woven some patterns. Jan will guide you through the whole process, provide you with tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving in a relaxed learning environment.

To book, The cost will be £259.31 including lunches, cakes and refreshments.

Lanehead can offer super king size/twin family rooms with lake and mountain views on a B&B basis. You're welcome to extend your stay if you would like to spend more time enjoying the Lake District.

Alternatively, if you require more space, we have Lake House, a 3 bedroom self catered holiday cottage, on the same site. You can find more information on the websites

Contact Karen directly for info 07903 324310

Loom Weaving - Scarf day workshop


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