In this fun workshop, you will learn how to warp a basic weaving frame, how to weave basic stitches and how to finish off the weave ready for hanging. You will be shown how to create beautiful weave techniques, such as soumak, loops and fringing, whilst experimenting with colour and texture. You really will be able to explore your true creative style. Suitable for beginners or those wanting to just create in a fun atmosphere.
You will learn
- How to warp a basic frame loom
- A variety of weave techniques
- How to use colour and mix different yarns
- How to finish and present the final creation
Tutor: Lucy Marriott
Lucy graduated in Textile design in 2003 at Winchester School of Art and spends her time now educating others to learn new skills in a variety of arts and crafts providing activities to meet the needs of all age groups, specifically having worked with children and teenagers for the past 6 years. She enjoys experimenting mainly with textiles but is also a keen painter. Alongside tutoring, she works as a Fine Art & Textiles Technician within a college.
Tickets: £27 / £24.30 concessions
Session(s): Friday 16th September, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Book your space on Tapestry Weaving - Simple Wall Hanging at Hampshire Cultural Trust's West End Centre, Aldershot now!