Weaving, spinning and dyeing taster days – Try something new!
Images from our recent Weave Taster Day held at the Weavers’ Workshop, Dilham Once again our members shared their knowledge and skills in a range of activities from simple peg loom weaving to creating colour and weave effects on our brand new eight shaft looms. There was a wonderful ‘buzz’ of creativity with participants from … Continue reading WEAVE TASTER 30/11/11
It may have been foggy and grey outside but there was colour everywhere at our first Dyeing Taster Day! We started the morning learning about tray dyeing with synthetic dyes, using small quantities of dye squirted onto cloth and yarn to create rainbow effects. Next we had a session making colour from nature – beautiful … Continue reading DYEING TASTER 23/11/11
A wonderful day of sharing skills and knowledge. Our volunteers spent the day with 12 new spinners showing them how to pick and prepare fleece, card, drop spin and use the wheel. We spent the afternoon in a spinning circle, exchanging stories and learning new skills.