Tapestry Weaving and Hand Weaving Workshops | Áine Dunne Weaver

Programme of Workshops

The artist provides workshops in tapestry weaving and spinning. These are available at the studio and through schools and community centres. Workshops can be one off introductions to hand spinning and weaving or a series of workshops that include the history of weaving, design techniques, spinning sheep’s wool, setting up a loom and weaving and finishing a piece approximately 3 inches by 7 inches.

Workshops are provided on demand.  There are also a number of set workshops that are listed below. 

Hand Spinning - Learn how to make your own yarn from sheep’s wool and local alpaca wool.

Topics covered include:

  • Finger spinning
  • Spinning on a drop spindle
  • Spinning on a wheel
  • History of spinning in Ireland
  • Use of hand spun wool
  • Resources

Upcoming Hand Spinning Workshops 2019:

Saturday 29th June
Saturday 27th July
Saturday 31st August
Saturday 14th Dec

Hand Spinning Workshops run from 10am through to 2pm and include lunch. From time to time workshops will run past 2pm depending on the number of attendees and volume of discussion / techniques.

Absolute Beginners welcome for this Fun Workshop!

 

Tapestry Weaving - Beginners and advanced welcome.

Workshop covers:

  • Historical background
  • Loom types
  • Design
  • Preparing warp threads
  • Weaving
  • Finishing
  • Resources

Upcoming Tapestry Weaving Workshops 2019:

Saturday 23rd Feb
Saturday 15th June
Saturday 13th July
Saturday 17th August
Saturday 23rd November

Tapestry Weaving Workshops run from 10am through to 2pm and include lunch. From time to time workshops will run past 2pm depending on the number of attendees and volume of discussion / techniques.

To book, please email.

Categories:
Workshop
Disciplines:
Textiles

This event listing is compiled for informational purposes only and is correct at time of publication. Event listings may be subject to change by the organisers and readers are advised to contact the organisers directly for the most up to date information. DCCoI cannot be held responsible for any alterations to the existing schedule.

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Dates

02 January to 31 December 2019

Venue

Ballymakenny, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Admission

€120 for individuals, €75 each for 2-4 persons, €50 each for 6 + persons

Opening Hours

10am until 2pm with lunch.

Further Information

Aine Dunne Weaver
info@ainedunneweaver.com
www.ainedunneweaver.com/

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