Two session course
This weekend-long beginners’ course is designed to give students a feel for what can be achieved using a multi-shaft loom, and leave afterwards with enough knowledge to start weaving on your own.
Taught in small groups of up to three people, and using four and eight shaft table looms, students will have an opportunity to weave on a number of pieces of equipment, each one set up differently, so that a wide variety of patterns and techniques can be explored.
As well as sampling, students will also learn about weaving notation, how to make a warp, and how…
Tea, coffee, pastries and biscuits will be provided, and there are shops nearby where you can buy something for lunch.
The studio is located on old railway sidings that lead into Waterloo station and access is via a long set of stairs and, unfortunately, there is no step free disabled…
Alan is a weaver, specialising in the production of hand-dyed and hand-woven rugs, all made in my Central London Studio.
Alan's work has been featured in Elle Decoration and the London Evening Standard, and he has pieces displayed at major UK galleries, including the Barbican and the Ruthin Craft Centre.
When Alan is not weaving rugs, he spends his time teaching. The classes he teaches vary from taster and beginners' classes - for people with little or no experience, to lessons in rug weaving for students who already have a basic understanding of weaving.
All of Alan's…
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