• Sprout @Sprout Upper Tooting - 1mo

    Event: Follow the Furzedown Fleece - Weaving Workshop

    Start Date: 10.08.2022. Start Time: 11:00

    End Date: 10.08.2022. End Time: 17:00

    Location: Sprout arts

    Wednesday 10th August - Weaving workshops: An introduction to spinning with Aruna Reddy, morning session for children and families, afternoon for adults. Using woollen threads, needles shuttles and bobbins, and looms, and your own fingers, learn how to design and create your own weaving. This workshop is run by Aruna Reddy who is an experienced tapestry weaver, exhibitor, and demonstrator of her craft. By the end of the session you will learn how to weave in plain and multi-colours, cover various ways of starting your weaving piece, and removing it from the frame, find out about different types of looms and weaving techniques and know how to continue on your weaving journey after you leave the workshop. We will provide colourful woollen yarns and ready warped up loom frames for you to use. You may purchase a warped up frame in the Sprout shop if you wish to take one away with you. This August in Sprout Arts you can follow the journey of transforming a raw fleece and making wool on a spinning wheel. Featuring textiles, tapestries and weaving skills. With Geraldine Kelly, Friends from the Vauxhall City Farm Spinners and the London Guild of Spinners and Weavers running demonstrations and workshops. As well as demonstrations, there will be lots of drop-in activities for all ages, and special workshops for both families and adults to book. The workshops are on 4th, 10th and 17th of August. These need to be booked in advance through Sprout with a payment of £10, additional materials and equipment kits are payable on the day. For full details visit www.sproutarts.com


Neighbourhood loop for Furzedown, Greater London