Courses are fun, friendly and very informative, limited to a maximum of 4 students so you get plenty of attention.
You'll go home with your head buzzing full of ideas and new techniques to try.
Don't forget to bring pen and paper with you so you can write down all the tips and advice.
Contact me if you'd like to arrange individual tuition, or if these dates aren't convenient.
I'm very flexible! I teach on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Please bring a packed lunch.


Spindle Spinning
Tuesday 25th April 2017
10.30am - 2.30pm
Coco Alpaca Shop, Church Stretton
£45 per person
Come and learn how to spin wool with a drop spindle. It's fun and not as difficult as you might think once you get the technique!
Please contact Jane at the shop to book a place 01694 724041
4-Shaft Loom Weaving
for Beginners
Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April 2017

10.30am - 4pm

£170 per person
Come and learn to weave.
Looms and yarns will be provided.
Contact me for bookings or if there's something in particular you'd like to learn.
Needle Felting
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person
(refreshments and lunch included)
This is such a fun and creative activity. Come and have a go. Everything required for the day will be provided. Wools, needles and kits available for sale so you can carry on at home! You can make a little animal, a picture or wall-hanging, brooch
Spinning Workshop
Wednesday and Thursday
10th and 11th May 2017


10.30 - 4pm
£170 per person
(all equipment amd materials can be provided)
Come and brush up your techniques or learn some new ones. Lots of tips and advice will be given. We will spin woollen and worsted yarns, thin and chunky. Learn how to get the best from your wheel.

Rainbow Dyeing
using Synthetic Dyes
Thursday 1st June 2017

10.30 - 4pm
£90 per person
Come and learn how to dye fleece, woollen yarns and silk a wonderful range of colours. All equipment and materials will be provided. Please wear old clothes and bring rubber gloves.
Natural Dyeing
"Colours from your Garden"
Dyeing with Natural Dyes

Tuesday andWednesday
6th and 7th June 2017
10:30am-4pm
£90 per person per day, £170 for two days
This workshop is designed to give you information about how to dye yarns, fibres and fabrics using plants from the hedgerows and my garden.
You'll go home with a variety of beautiful coloured samples.
Contact me for bookings.
Dyeing with Indigo
Thursday 8th June 2017

10.30am - 4pm

£90 per person
Come and learn the magical craft of dyeing with Indigo, in my garden. It's an amazing process. We will be dyeing fleece, silk fibres, fabric and yarns. All equipment and materials will be provided.
Tapestry Weaving Workshop

Wednesday and Thursday 14th and 15th June 2017


10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person per day or £170 for two days
Come and learn the basics of Tapestry Weaving
Equipment provided.
It's easy, fun and creative.
Or come and learn some new techniques.
Two Day Workshop Weaving with 4-Shaft Table Looms
Tuesday and Wednesday
20th and 21st June 2017

10.30am - 4pm

£90 per person per day. £170 for two days
Come and learn how to set up the loom and try out different weaving techniques. Weave yourself a beautiful scarf, table mats or cushion fabric. You're welcome to bring your own loom or use one of mine.
Contact me for details.
Needle Felting
Wednesday 28th June 2017

10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person
(refreshments and lunch included)
This is a really easy, fun, tactile activity for both adults and children.
You can come and make a simple picture or wall-hanging,
or create a 3-D sculptured piece.
Your imagination is the limit!
3-day
Weaving Workshop

4th, 5th 6th July 2017
10.30am - 4pm
£270 per person
Come and learn how to weave.
No previous experience required.
All equipment and materials will be provided.
Fun but intensive 3 days!
Spinning Workshop
Tuesday 18th July 2017

10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person
Come and learn how to spin thick chunky textured yarns.
Great for all textile projects
Bring your wheel or use one of mine.
All workshops are limited to a maximum of 4 people, so you get individual attention.
NANTWICH SHOW
Come and visit me in the
Countryside Pursuits Marquee
We'll be demonstrating Spinning and Weaving
10am - 4pm
Nantwich Show is the largest international cheese show in the world!
This year is the 120th Anniversary of the show.
It's a great event. Taste as much cheese as you like!
Buy your tickets on line at nantwichshow.co.uk
Weaving with Rigid Heddle Looms
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Wednesday and Thursday
2nd and 3rd August 2017

10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person per day, £170 for two days.
Come and learn how to set up the loom and try out different weaving techniques.
Weave yourself a beautiful scarf or fabric for a cushion or bag.
Contact me for details.
Three day Weaving Workshop
Weaving with 2 Heddles

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
8th, 9th 10th August 2017
10.30am - 4pm
£90 per day, £170 two days or £250 three days
We will be weaving with 2 heddles, using Rigid Heddle or Knitters Looms.
Come and learn how to set up the loom and try out different weaving techniques. Weave yourself a beautiful scarf or fabric for a cushion or bag.
Shrewsbury Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Annual Exhibition
Sunday 17th - Saturday 30th September 2017

The Bear Steps Gallery
Shrewsbury
Open Daily
10am - 4pm
Free Admission
Shrewsbury Spinners and Weavers will be demonstrating throughout this exhibition. Come and chat to them and enjoy their exhibition of beautiful hand-made creations.
Two-Day Spinning Workshop
Wednesday and Thursday 18th and 19th October 2017

10.30am - 4pm
£90 per day or £170 for two days

All equipment and materials can be provided
This is an ideal workshop if you've never had a go at spinning but would like to see what it involves. Come and have a go!
Two Day Weaving Workshop
Tuesday and Wednesday 14th and 15th November 2017

10.30am - 4pm
£90 per person per day or
£170 for two days

Includes all equipment and materials if required.
Come and learn all about weaving using a 4-shaft table loom. We will put on a warp and you will be able to try a variety of patterns.
Take your samples home with you.
Two Day Tapestry Weaving Workshop
Tuesday and Wednesday
21st and 22nd November 2017


10.30am - 4pm

£170 per person.
All equipment and materials can be provided.
Basic Tapestry Weaving techniques will be explained including how to warp a frame and which yarns to chose.
By the end of the two days you will have a small weaving to take away with you and understand how to start another.
Come and enjoy
Dyeing With Natural Dyes
Wednesday and Thursday
29th and 30th November 2017


10.30 - 4pm
£90 per person for one day £170 for two days
We will be learning how to use mordants and how to dye wool fibres, fleece and yarns using plants from the garden such as Golden Rod, Buddleia flowers, Ivy, tree bark and madder root.
To find out more about me please have a look at :        www.shropshireweavers.co.uk
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