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In-person classBeginners Backstrap Weaving Learn to thread up and weave on a backstrap loom to make your own handwoven straps.

Hackney Downs

£75 pp

4 hour workshop


What happens in this class?

Ever since we walked through the Anni Albers retrospective at Tate Modern we knew that The London Loom had to do a backstrap weaving workshop. The image of Anni and her students strapped to their looms in summer bikinis and shorts has been firm in The London Loom brain ever since and now it is so exciting to finally announce our first ever backstrap weaving workshop.

In this beginners workshop you will learn to make and measure your warp, thread the loom and strap it to you! Then we'll weave away for the rest of the workshop. By the…

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The London Loom is an award winning weaving studio in Hackney in East London. Founded to create an open, creative space for people who love making things with their hands, we have proudly taught over 2000 people how to weave since opening our first studio in 2017.

At The London Loom we want to encourage people to indulge in creating for pure satisfaction and fun. We hold community workshops and smaller classes in our studio where we welcome adults and children of any ability and background.

Francesca has been teaching weaving and other textile crafts since 2015 and has taught…

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The London Loom
Hackney Downs
Hackney Downs Studios
17 Amhurst Terrace
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Beginners Backstrap Weaving

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