Workshops

From my central Edinburgh tapestry studio I run a range of workshops, from small groups and master classes to private tuition and artist mentoring. As well as traveling the country to rum workshops for West Dean, Weavers Bazaar and many Weavers Guild, I also deliver courses for Edinburgh University and weaving experiences days at The Dovecot Studio. If you would like to discuss organising a workshop for your group please get in touch.

Workshops

From my central Edinburgh tapestry studio I run a range of workshops, from small groups and master classes to private tuition and artist mentoring. As well as traveling the country to rum workshops for West Dean, Weavers Bazaar and many Weavers Guild, I also deliver courses for Edinburgh University and weaving experiences days at The Dovecot Studio. If you would like to discuss organising a workshop for your group please get in touch.

Upcoming Workshops

Introduction to tapestry weaving. 3rd/4th October 2020

Introduction to tapestry weaving  3rd/4th October 2020 This weekend workshop will introduce you to the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, from warping up a simple frame loom to exploring flat woven techniques creating shapes, lines and colour...

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A Splash of Colour 31st Oct /1st Nov 2020

A Splash of Colour 31st Oct /1st Nov 2020   This workshop workshop will introduce you to working with colour in tapestry weaving. Yarn blending produces deep, rich, shimmering colours and when cleverly used can create the illusion of transparency. The course will...

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Surfacing – texture of the land. 21st/22nd Nov 2020

Surfacing – texture of the land. 21st/22nd Nov 2020   This weekend workshop will explore range of surface qualities that can be achieved in tapestry weaving. Whether it is in the subtle surfaces created by varying the warp setting and weft thickness, or the...

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Introduction to tapestry weaving. 16th/17th January 2021

Introduction to tapestry weaving 16th/17th January 2021   This weekend workshop will introduce you to the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, from warping up a simple frame loom to exploring flat woven techniques creating shapes, lines and colour...

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Exploring Warp and Weft: 6th/7th February 2021

Exploring Warp and Weft: 3D and shaped tapestry. The structure of tapestry weaving is very versatile and the warps and weft can be manipulated to create exciting and challenging possibilities. You will have the opportunity to experiment with pushing, pulling and...

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Introduction to tapestry weaving. 6th/7th March 2021

Introduction to tapestry weaving 6th and & 7th March 2021 This weekend workshop will introduce you to the basic skills involved in creating a woven tapestry, from warping up a simple frame loom to exploring flat woven techniques creating shapes, lines and colour...

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