Tag: weaving

Open Farm Sunday

I will be spinning at Open Farm Sunday -A great day out for all the family, tractor rides, lunch, local produce for sale and lots of things to see and do on the farm – Bees, Leicesterlongwools, Hens, Alpaca, as well as the Spinning Demonstration

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Weaving Retreat -Colours to Dye for

A new weaver plans to use this log as her inspiration and thought she may have to do some dyeing but  we have yarns, and colours to suit everyone …..

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Idea for weaving

one of my students wants to use this lichen on bark that is growing on her terrance as the inspiration for her weaving next week….the course is fully booked but will be repeated at Knuston Hall later in the year

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ready for Leicester long wool

Ruth is learning to spin raw fleece ready for when her Leicester long wool sheep are shorn in June, she plans to make rugs on the peg loom. There was plenty of help at Woolly day

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Two peg looms at woolly day

Rachel and Jane brought their peg looms to woolly day

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Weaving for beginners

you can make a cushion cover in shades to match your chair in just two days at my Weaving for Beginners course in February 2014 – see events – In this one I started with a  new ball of wool from Uppingham yarns and wove in left over handspun yarns, bits of silk and slivers […]

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Weaving school pictures

Rachel did some more work on her home-made tapestry loom

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This Jacob rug

was completed at Weaving School last week

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