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Modern Weaving for Beginners - All Day Workshop


Next Available: Sun, 19 Aug 10:00AM
5.0 hours

Description

Relax and enjoy a day in our beautiful studio learning how to make your own wall hanging! 

In this beginners weaving workshop, we will cover all the basics to using a lap loom, a range of different stitch types and techniques and tricks for starting out as well as steps for finishing and hanging your woven piece. 


Weaving looms - take home kit included

We use beautiful Australian-made looms and tools supplied by Loom & Spindle; made locally on the Mornington Peninsula from timber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). You will take home a complete kit as part of your class to continue your weaving.

A wide selection of beautiful wools and roving will be available for you to use. Classes are limited to a maximum of 8 participants, to enable plenty of one-on-one assistance in a small group environment. 


Recent reviews

"Excellent beginners weaving workshop delivered by Anna who was very happy to work with the varying capability and speed of each student. Anna is an excellent teacher, she is patient and explains each step very clearly. She also encouraged us to video each stitch as she was showing us. I've since used the videos a number of times to continue my weaving, extremely helpful. Anna is low key and good fun which made the weaving achievable and really enjoyable. I am now addicted and have joined the cult of weaving. Thanks Anna!" Fiona (6 June 2018)

"I absolutely LOVED this workshop!!! Anna is very sweet and the class size was perfect for one on one teaching. Weaving is very addictive and I would recommend this to anyone who wants to start a new craft hobby." Eriko (1 June, 2018)

"What an absolutely magnificent class to be able to learn a new skill that leaves you wanting to explore more in the weaving world. Anna's teaching style embraces all levels of ability - making this class so much fun. Thank you for sharing your experience, knowledge and creativity." Diane (6 May 2018)

"Loved the all day weaving workshop! As a beginner this was perfect for learning all the basic techniques. Anna was an amazing teacher, really friendly, approachable and patient. The workshop space is cosy and comfortable. There was also a beautiful selection of wools to choose from. Overall, a very enjoyable workshop, would highly recommend this!" Sandra (12 June, 2017)

"Anna was lovely! Could easily continue weaving on my own after our 1 class." Suzanne (1 June, 2017)

"Fantastic day of weaving with Anna at the Studio Workshops! Learnt the basics of weaving, and had the opportunity to try out all the techniques on my own. Price was well worth the value of the course - fantastic!" Laura (28 May, 2017)


About The Studio Workshops

We offer a unique approach to creative workshops, with an emphasis on fun, accessible and modern crafts for all ages. Our classes are carefully designed to provide participants with an easy introduction to a skill or technique, while still finishing a completed project. Session sizes are kept small, usually no more than 8 participants per session, so we can provide hands on assistance to everyone. Classes are held in our beautiful studio located in Camberwell.  Visit www.thestudioworkshops.com for more information.

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What you will learn
  • How to warp your loom
  • Weaving foundation techniques including plain weave (Tabby), Loop stitch and Soumak
  • Changing colours and adding texture with decorative rya knots, tassels and wool roving
What you will get
  • Your very own Weaving Loom Kit that includes: The Apprentice Weaving Loom (44cm x 44cm*) ; Weaving Needle, Shuttle and Comb and Studio Bag
  • All the wool and materials to complete your weaving  
  • Printed handout notes covering techniques and stitch types
  • Delicious morning tea and refreshments

What to bring
  • You may bring your own lunch or we can visit the cafe next door
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Adults


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The Studio Workshops

Vendor since 2017

We offer a unique approach to creative workshops, with an emphasis on fun,accessible and modern crafts.

Our classes are carefully designed to provide participants with an easy introduction to a skill or technique, while still finishing a completed project. Session sizes are kept small, usually no more than 8 participants per session, so we can provide hands on assistance to everyone. 

Good tunes, good times

A great craft workshop is more than learning a new creative skill and making something yourself. It's about meeting friends, sharing laughs and having a fabulous day out. That's why our kids classes include treats and tunes to keep the creative juices flowing. And for our adult classes, we offer nibbles with tea, coffee, wine or bubbles - whatever takes your fancy. 

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Please note that bookings are final and refunds are not available. If you cannot make it to your class, you are welcome to send a friend in your place. 

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Ginny

11 July 2018 • Modern Weaving for Beginners - All Day Workshop

First time weaving & left with many techniques & tips to practice at home (I’m sure I forgot a few). Anna was warm, patient & looked after us so well (plus afternoon tea is a bonus). The loom & tools we got to take home is “pretty” & of high quality (from loom & spindle). You can easily get hooked to weaving if you have a good experience in your first try. And I did. Still weaving.

Fiona

06 June 2018 • Modern Weaving for Beginners - All Day Workshop

Excellent beginners weaving workshop delivered by Anna who was very happy to work with the varying capability and speed of each student. Anna is an excellent teacher, she is patient and explains each step very clearly. She also encouraged us to video each stitch as she was showing us. I've since used the videos a number of times to continue my weaving, extremely helpful. Anna is low key and good fun which made the weaving achievable and really enjoyable. I am now addicted and have joined the cult of weaving. Thanks Anna!

ERIKO

01 June 2018 • Modern Weaving for Beginners - All Day Workshop

I absolutely LOVED this workshop!!! Anna is very sweet and the class size was perfect for one on one teaching. Weaving is very addictive and I would recommend this to anyone who wants to start a new craft hobby.

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