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Weaving & Spinning Equipment & Textile Books Bought & Sold UPDATED: Monday 24 July 2017 at 09:30

Textile Courses

 

Courses in felt making (wet and dry), woven tapestry, warping a loom, japanese braiding &  locker hooking held by arrangement in my west sussex studio.  Crafty hen and other parties  in a stunning Elizabethan setting..... light lunches and teas by arrangement.   For more details call: 01730 817191 or email hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk

TEACHING VENUES AND EXHIBITIONS IN 2017

Sunday 23rd July  Peg Loom Weaving - make your own loom and learn to weave on it.  at the Weald and Downland Museum, nr. Chichester, West Sussex.   For more information and to book:  www.wealddown.co.uk  01243 811 363

Sunday 17th September  Weave a Landscape - tapestry weaving for beginners and improvers at the Weald and Downland Museum, nr. Chichester, West Sussex.   For more information and to book:  www.wealddown.co.uk  01243 811 363

Wednesday 20th September  Introduction to Woven Tapestry.  One day course in Basingstoke, Hants.  For more information and to book:  www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk  or telephone: 01252 408040

Saturday 14th October  Introduction to Tapestry Weaving at The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium, Dorking, Surrey.  For more information and to book: 01306 898 144

Saturday 11th November  An Introduction to Felt Making at the Weald and Downland Museum, nr. Chichester, West Sussex.  For more information at to book:  www.wealddown.co.uk  01243 811 363

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November  Milland Contemporary Crafts Exhibition and Sale.  10am - 4pm with refreshments all day for donations to Samaritans.  For more information: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk

TEACHING VENUES AND EXHIBITIONS IN 2018

Monday 19th Feb - 19th March 7pm - 9pm  A five week evening class in Woven Tapestry at Making Space, Havant, Hants.   For more information and to book:  Makingspace.org  023 92 472491

 

 

The Following courses are available by arrangement:   Tapestry weaving, Feltmaking.  for more information call 01730 817191 or email hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 



Warping Made Easy

WARPING MADE EASY: This one day course takes the mystery out of putting a warp on a loom. Step by step instructions using your own loom or a sample loom provided. Feedback from Wealden Guild: "a few lines on behalf of myself and the Guild to thank you for Saturday's workshop. Everyone, without exception said what a brilliant workshop it was under your tuition, from those experienced weavers to complete novices like myself".  The day includes creating a reference notebook using photos and key notes. Individual tuition or small groups. Dates by arrangement.

£60

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Monday 06 February 2012

Tapestry Weaving

Participants will produce a sampler of traditional as well as 3D techniques on a simple frame loom (which they can keep). Allyarns are provided.  Individual tuition, or small groups. Dates by arrangement.  This course can be extended to two days to include finishing techniques and to explore design ideas.

Cost of Day Course: £60 (plus £7.50 for the frame loom which you can keep)

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Wednesday 14 December 2011

Talks and Demonstrations

Talks and Demonstrations on Tapestry Weaving and Spinning are available by arrangement.  Please phone or email to discuss details.

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Monday 06 February 2012

Tapestry Mornings

Thursday mornings 10 - 12.30  Informal tapestry group meets near Midhurst, West Sussex.

£5 per morning

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Wednesday 14 December 2011

Introduction to Felt Making

 Felt is the oldest form of textile made by humans and can be used for both practical and decorative items. This is an introductory day and all equipment is provided. Individual tuition or small groups. Dates by arrangement. The day will include flat felt and making a felt purse.  All equipment provided.

£60 plus £3 to cover fibres

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Tuesday 31 January 2012

An Introduction to Needle Felting

Learn the basics of needlefelting in the one day course.  Make beautiful decorations and simple figures.  All equipment provided.  

£60

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hiilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Thursday 02 February 2012

Kumihimo

KUMIHIMO - The art of Japanese braid making: An introductory day workshop. "Kumi" means "coming together" and "himo" describes a length of cord......together they refer to the way of making braids. Traditionally, a wooden loom called a Marudai is used, and decorative and functional cords are produced using fine silks. In this introductory workshop, we will use a card loom with wool and cotton yarns to learn the basics of this braiding technique. The decorative braids can then be used to make into jewellery, embellish garments etc. Dates by arrangement. 

£60

Contact: Hilary Charlesworth
Tel: 01730 817191
Email: hilary@totallytextiles.co.uk
Advertised Since: Thursday 02 February 2012