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Woven tapestry is an ancient craft with a noble history. You may have visited stately homes and seen spectacular tapestries depicting battles, hunts and heroic deeds. The skills you are going to learn in these workshops will be found in those masterpieces. You will to weave a "notebook" of techniques using a simple frame loom (which you keep) and a variety of yarns.
This course is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience. All equipment will be provided. At the end of the course, you will have the skills needed to work on your own projects. Hilary Charlesworth is an adult education tutor with over 35 years of experience teaching a variety of textile techniques. Specialising in rug weaving and woven tapestry, Hilary exhibits her work regularly. For more information and to see examples of Hilary’s work, go to https://www.totallytextiles.co.uk/
8 week workshop commencing Thursday 16 September 7 - 9pm £127 to include a loom
Bobbin Lace Making - a 2.5 hour workshop Tuesday 12 October 0930 - 1pm £20
Needle Felting Friday 3 December 2 5 pm
An introduction to this dry felting technique to produce 3D shapes and embellishments with a Christmas theme £20 with £3 for materials the latter paid direct to the tutor at the workshop.
Come and try origami for beginners in our new evening class! Join us in the fun, creative and satisfying art of Japanese paper folding, and find out how easy it is to make beautiful things out of paper. We will make traditional shapes like cranes and flowers as well as some which are more unusual. In this class we will take you through the techniques step by step and provide you with instructions for you to take home.
Wednesday 13 October 7.30 - 9pm £15 including all materials
Torchon lace is a coarse bobbin-made lace which was made by peasants in most European countries and is the perfect lace for beginners to start learning this craft.
You will be taught to wind bobbins up and then go on to make a sample of stitches in simple geometric patterns.