• Introduction to Weaving

  • Sun, 26-05-2019 at 12:00
  • Make. North Docks
    37 Regent Street Make Liverpool
    L3 7BN Liverpool
Introduction to Weaving - Make. North Docks - Liverpool

An introduction into hand weaving. This workshop is a perfect place to start if you’re a weaving novice or want a refresher course of the basics. Kirsty will demonstrate thread by thread how to set up your frame loom and how to accomplish different woven techniques. You will then be able to try these patterns out for yourself, weaving with a variety of different textural and colourful yarns to create a beautiful piece of handwoven cloth, to turn into a small wallhanging, a table piece for your home, or just keep as a fabulous bit of weaving! Whether you produce a traditional or contemporary design, you will get to take your very own handwoven fabric home with you. Kirsty will be on hand to answer questions for all your weaving needs and with 10 years experience in the field, her expertise really bring her workshops to life!Pots of tea will be provided on each table, greeting you to a relaxing atmosphere to get together and learn about the fabulous craft of weaving. All yarns will also be provided, but if you have some at home that you’ve been saving for that special project, please bring them along!Check out Kirstys IG account - https://www.instagram.com/theliverpoolweavingcompany/FAQsAre there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Any child under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and we run a no under 15 policy.What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? On street parking is free and unlimited. Public transport links are nearby, and the venue is easily accessible on foot from Liverpool City Centre.How accessible is the venue? The cafe is located on the ground floor which provides full accessibility to the premises including toilet provisions. We would advise wheelchair users to contact the workshop provider on the sale of the ticket to arrange a parking bay.Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Feel free to get in touch with the Make Liverpool office at 0151 601 8665 or email hello@makeliverpool.comIs my registration/ticket transferrable? If you find that you cannot attend then you are welcome to pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful. Please let the organiser know if you need to do this. Alternatively tickets can be transferred to a future event up to a 14 days before the event.Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? A register will be taken at the workshop, it isn't necessary to print your ticket.What is the refund/cancellation policy? Refunds will be offered in the event of the class being cancelled - in this instance, we will give as much notice as possible, usually at least 5 days, and offer alternative dates if appropriate. This class does have a minimum requirement of ticket sales to proceed, so there is a possibility of it being cancelled, but we will contact you five days before if this is the case.If for any reason you find you are unable to attend then please get in touch and a refund can be offered up to 14 days before the workshop. After this date we will only offer a refund if we able to fill your space.The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Please bring along a print out of your ticket if the registration does not match the attendee, or contact hello@makeliverpool.com to have them change the ticket so it contains your name.What can I bring into the event? Wearing comfortable clothing, everything else will be provided.