The Village Haberdashery
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Time to get creative! In this inspiring and hands-on class, students will learn how to create their own beautiful and stylish woven wall hangings, under the expert guidance of Amy Ilić.
Weaving is considered an historic and elegant craft which is greatly admired today. However, did you know that it is in fact one of the most ancient fundamental arts? Discoveries in early 1990s Czech Republic point to a possible origin in the Paleolithic period some 27,000 years ago!
No previous experience is required for this class- simply a willingness to learn one of the most ancient and beautiful crafts in existence!
In this fun and social class, Amy Ilić will you you all the best tips, tricks and secrets required to make your own woven wall hanging using a table/lap loom!
You will learn how to:
You will be given the chance to experiment with different colours and textures using a variety of techniques including Rya knots (tassels), twining, and soumak. Students will also learn how to add a 3D sculptural element to your weaving.
Due to the intimacy and comprehensiveness of the class, students will leave with the ability to start creating wonderful hand-woven wall hangings of their own at home.
All materials will be provided for this class.
Classes are restricted to 5, so make sure you don’t miss out by booking your place now!
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The Village Haberdashery
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The Village Haberdashery provides sewing and craft classes with a modern spin from their shop and studio in West Hampstead, London. They offer a range of fun and varied courses for students of all levels of experience. From dressmaking to quilting, weaving to macrame, calligraphy to paper crafts, and a host of many other creative classes, The Village Haberdashery is bound to have a workshop for you!
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