Elka Textiles Frame Loom Weaving Workshops
ELKA is a woven textile studio based in Winchester, where textile designer Ellie Fisher produces bespoke hand woven textiles for fashion and furnishing. Ellie Fisher is a textile designer with a foundation in textiles from Winchester School of Art and a BA and MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
With over 15 years of weaving experience she is passionate about sharing her love of textiles.
For more details about her workshops or to book, please contact Ellie directly via her website.
Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving
Wednesday 20th March 2019 - 10.00am to 4.00pm
The course price includes 6 hours of guided tuition, use of the looms and all materials including yarns and a selection of fibres including organic cotton, bamboo, flax and hemp. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you.
Hot drinks and biscuits will be available all day.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The workshop will teach you the basic principles and terminology of weaving and you will create a small woven piece using a frame loom. Spaces are limited to ensure so you receive as much guidance as you need. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience and would like a refresher.
You will have the opportunity to buy your loom at the the end of the workshop for £20. Cash is preferable.
Suitable for beginners. Class size is limited to 8 students.