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Loom Weaving for Beginners
Sat. 29 April 2017, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEST
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Woven Wall Hangings can be so versatile and beautiful! All different kinds of materials, fibres and other objects can be used to create your very own one-of-a-kind textile artwork! There are so many techniques to use to create all kinds of textures and patterns. This workshop is for beginners but will also be great fun for someone who's tried their hand at weaving before. You'll be taught several different weaving techniques that create different textural effects including tabby, rya and soumak and you'll learn how to weave shapes and patterns. You can see pictures from one of our previous weaving workshops here.
What you'll get: an Australian made weaving loom measuring 44 x 44cm to take home valued at $40, yarn and needle, an information booklet to take home and plenty of tea, coffee and snacks to sustain you for the 3.5 hours of crafty fun!
This workshop is taught by Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery director. Madeline has a degree in Fine Arts and over 7 years experience of teaching art and craft workshops and classes. Madeline is a practicing artist, designer and general maker of beautiful things. To find out more about Madeline's creative life visit her website.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of these workshops if the booking is cancelled after 20/04/2017 we cannot refund your ticket, however we are more than happy for you to find someone else to take your place.
"A great workshop with everything we needed so nicely laid out, Maddie was very helpful and explained everything so that it was all easy to do, loved it!!!"
"The workshop was excellently run. As a beginner I learnt a huge amount and will continue to use these skills I learnt in the worshop. I'll definitely be looking to attend more workshops in the future. Madi was an excellent host and helped out heaps. The materials provided had a great range and I had an awesome time learning new things. Overall a great workshop. "
"Madi was a great instructor at the Loom weaving afternoon at The Corner Store Gallery. Very well set up, instructive and fun. We all were so engrossed the time just flew by... Also delicious catering was supplied to keep the energy flowing... Highly recommend the class which is very popular, and the instructor is very helpful, knows her subject, relaxed and a pleasure to be taught by... Loom weaving becomes obsessive. Hard to put down... Just one more row and another etc... Also with instructions and the frame can carry on making more at home ... a very worthwhile workshop."