Weave Workshops: Line Nilsen | Georgia Fisher

Weave Workshops: Line Nilsen

One day weave workshops held in the Weave Studio at Primary

Primary is an artist community with studio spaces and galleries in Nottingham,
Venue: 33 Seely Road, Nottingham, NG7 1NU
Dates: 22nd, 23rd September & 13th, 14th October 2017.
The workshop will allow participants to explore five different warps, set up on five separate looms, giving  the opportunity to practice a variety structures of weave and learn some of the unique properties of different fibres.

Upon arrival the looms will be ready and all set up for weaving, allowing for 6 hours learning about weaving and exchange ideas with the workshop group.

No extra equipment is needed for this workshop as everything is provided and included in the workshop price. Participants can also  bring some of their own yarns to experiment with.  Participants will be able to take away a minimum of five different woven samples, all mounted on a technical sheet for their textile library.

All levels are welcome from beginner to experienced weaver.

£60 per person 5 spaces available per workshop

Weave tutor for this workshop is textile designer and hand weaver – click on link to contact Line Nilsen

Due to limited availability all bookings are to be made in advance.

Weaving a Wall Hanging: Georgia Fisher
Venue: Heal’s, 196 Tottenham Court Road. London. W1T 7PJ
Date:   Sat 9 September 2017
Time:   13:00 – 16:00

This workshop will show you how to design and hand make a wall hanging on a frame loom.

There is a growing trend for wall hangings and this class will guide you through all the basics to make your own.

The workshop will be led by Georgia Fisher, a London-based weave designer, who will be covering everything from making the warp, through to weaving techniques, and how to plan your design, all the way to finally taking it off the loom and and attaching it to its hanging structure, ready to take home and display.

A selection of luxurious yarns will be provided, along with the materials needed for the hanging structure and each student will have their own frame loom to use for the afternoon. No need to bring anything with you, unless there is a special yarn you would like to include in your hanging.

Georgia Fisher studied at the Royal College of Art and now works as a freelance fabric designer for fashion houses around the world. She is now also building her own brand of luxury woven products.

To book: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weave-a-wall-hanging-with-georgia-fisher-tickets-36351931606

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