Introduction to Modern Weaving with Amy Ilić


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Have you been coveting the gorgeous woven wall-hangings in your Instagram feed and are dying to try your hand at this beautiful craft? In this inspiring workshop, experienced weaver Amy Ilić will teach you how to make your own woven wall hanging using a table/lap loom! You will learn how to set up your loom, make knots to start and end your weaving and use weaving tools. You will play with texture and colour through different techniques including Rya knots (tassels), twining, soumak, and learn how to add a 3D sculptural element to your weaving. You will leave class confident to set up and weave on your own and with your own gorgeous hand-woven wall hanging that you can put up in your home or give away as a generous handmade gift!

About your teacher: Brighton-based Amy Ilić weaves on a variety of tapestry and lap looms and floor and table cloth looms. She sells her woven wall hangings, home and fashion accessories via her online shop. She is passionate about how craft positively affects emotional health and wellbeing, slowing down in a fast world. You can find Amy on Instagram at @amyilic.

Skills needed: No previous experience is required.

Materials: All materials will be provided for this class. You'll have the chance to learn on a handcrafted loom by Hatchet and Bear carved in England from seasonal wood that you can purchase after class if you wish.

Class size: 8

Dates: Sunday, 26 November, 10:30am - 2:30pm

Location: Our West Hampstead shop at West Hampstead Square NW6 2BR
Please note that there are no refunds for class bookings. For more information about our classes, refer to our Class Policies or contact us at [email protected]
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