Over this 2 day workshop, you will learn 9 woven patterns, each woven on its own little square base. You will choose whether to design them as individual artworks, or as a collection of 9 to be framed in a grid format.
As we weave our threads over and under, we will celebrate the many patterns and possibilities of woven structure; twills, houndstooths, hopsacks, zig zags and maybe even a waffle!
You will learn half of the patterns the first day, and half the second day, with time in between to work on them.
We will design our colour palettes as we go, perhaps multicolour, or an all neutral palette, monochrome or tonal, summery, autumnal, brights or minimal – there are so many possibilities to explore. You could match it to your home decor, to fit that last empty space on the wall!
Sarah will be bringing weaving materials, yarns, bases and equipment, but please feel free to bring any of your own yarns if you would like to use those. Frames are not provided – you may have your own ideas about how you would like to present them once they are finished.
All of the yarn provided is industry waste yarn rescued from landfill, from mills that have either shut down or are getting rid of old stock.
This workshop is suitable for all levels, no prior experience needed. We will start with a very simple twill, weaving over and under with our needle and thread, and go from there!