Loom Weaving Workshop

Fun indoor activities that are great for hens party ideas, birthdays and gatherings


Heather Hunt

Heather Hunt

5.0 (16)

3 hours Class size 1 to 6 label $145 or 4 payments of $36.25 Afterpay


In-person classes are permitted in NSW, under the state government's guidelines

Your teacher, Heather Hunt is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

Join us for an introductory workshop in weaving, ideal for complete beginners or intermediate weavers that would like to refresh or extend their knowledge.

You will be guided through the basics of weaving a small scale tapestry using fibres on offer to create a textured weaving in a colour palette of your design.

What you will learn:
- How to warp up your timber loom
- Become familiar with weaving terms and tools
- Learn tapestry techniques and knots including Tabby Weave, Rya Knots, Soumak to begin
- How to remove your weaving from the loom ready to hang

By the end of this workshop you will have:
- Learned the basics of weaving techniques
- Crafted your own unique Bespoke Weaving (complete or near completion)
- Skills to finish your weave or get going on another one!


Knowledge Required
Complete beginners no skills required!
 
What you'll get
All materials including fibers and a small wooden loom (that you get to take home!)
 
What to bring
Enthusiasm
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

East Village Art House - 205 Darling Street, Balmain 2041 NSW

Your teacher
Heather Hunt
Heather Hunt

5.0 (16)

Heather opened her Studio East Village Art House, located in leafy Balmain East initially to continue teaching art to adults and school children after school and during school holidays. She had been teaching as an early childhood educator and decided on a change incorporating the best part of her day, teaching art.

Now, she has decided to extend the workshops on offer to adults as well, with a wealth of talent in textile art as well Art workshops. She extended her interest and knowledge when she and her family set up home in Tokyo for five years where she learnt ceramics, Satchiko, Boro embroidery and Sumie ( ink painting) and she makes her own ink from charcoal and gold leaf. Her studio is bright and welcoming located in the front of the family home.

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