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House of Woolly Thyme

Private Tapestry Weaving Workshop - Kristi

Private Tapestry Weaving Workshop - Kristi

Regular price $514.00 USD
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This 3.5 hour weaving course, led by House of Woolly Thyme's textile artist and teacher Mary Anne Donovan, gently guides you into the world of modern weaving. No previous weaving or fibre craft experience is necessary to create your own unique handwoven wall hanging.

The frame loom weaving techniques covered in this course will bring you from start to completion of a uniquely designed wall hanging, made from natural fibres by your own hands. Topics covered include:

  • warping your loom
  • several weaving stitches including the tabby stitch, soumak stitch, hemstitch and more
  • tension tips
  • designing and creating simple shapes
  • finishing and hanging techniques 

Workshop fee includes a complete Little Penny Weaving kit. Weaving kit contents include:

  • locally crafted Little Penny loom
  • 12 page coloured weaving instruction manual
  • wooden weaving comb
  • wooden dowel
  • curated fibre pack (4 mini skeins of yarn in various natural fibres and textures as well as 1 bump of wool roving)
  • 2 tapestry needles
  • spool of cotton warp thread (enough for at least 2 tapestry weavings)
  • twine
  • Nova Scotia beach combed driftwood dowel

Workshop date: March 22, 2024 at 10 am

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