Note: Workshop instructors are listed alphabetically by country. You must contact the instructor directly for workshop availability. It is the responsibility of each instructor to respond to queries and maintain updated contact information and scheduling. The Weaving Kind does not guarantee workshop availability.
-NEW SOUTH WALES-
ELLIE BECK [PETALPLUM] // BYRON BAY
Ellie Beck, better known as Petalplum, guides you to find your own visual voice in your creative practice. Learn the fundamentals of loom weaving and how to develop a style that sings of your own personality. Using botanically dyed natural fibres, Ellie's classes and creative practice are based on finding an inner quiet to still your mind while making something thoughtfully beautiful. Natural & Botanical Dye and other fibre arts classes are also available online and throughout Australia.
JULIE NICHOLSON // SYDNEY
Learn how to weave using beautiful Australian and Italian wools, twines, feathers and, of course, pom-poms. My workshops are a great way to be creative using texture and colour along with a brownie and a glass of bubbles. Come with friends or meet some new ones!
MARYANNE MOODIE // MELBOURNE
Maryanne has drawn on her decade long experience as an art teacher as well as her time as a weaver to develop a challenging and engaging weaving curriculum that includes beginners' workshops that cover the basic techniques of tapestry weaving, as well as intermediate design classes that seek to inspire established weavers.
LUCY POSKITT // VICTORIA + VANCOUVER
With the belief that with the proper techniques under your belt you can confidently create and explore your own style, Lucy's workshops take students through the fundamentals of frame-loom weaving into developing their own individual and contemporary weaving practices. Lucy is one of the amazing instructors who'll be teaching at our upcoming retreat, the Weaving Kind Makerie!
LIZ TOOHEY-WIESE // VANCOUVER
Weaving 101 workshops happen once a month at Collage Collage (3697 Main Street) with all materials provided, including a 12" x 16" handmade wooden frame loom to take home and continue with your newest craft obsession! Workshops also offered twice a year in Squamish at Bungalow 968.
TERRI BIBBY // VICTORIA + VANCOUVER + ALBERTA
Relax, enjoy, and explore freestyle weaving where there are "no rules and no mistakes". SAORI looms will be set-up and you will be able to start weaving right away. Discover beauty in new ways through eyes that shine, whether you have never woven before or have woven for many years.
LUCY DAVIDSON [PEAS AND NEEDLES] // LONDON + BRIGHTON
Holding workshops in the South of England, teaching the basics of weaving on a handmade lap loom. In the class we concentrate on the therapeutic tendencies of weaving and this allows you to play with texture and colour culminating in the creation of your own wall hanging.
VANIA O. [TWO HANDS TEXTILE STUDIO] // LISBON
We teach weaving on a frame loom. It´s fun and medidative....very addictive. We will introduce you to the basics and give you the tools to create with natural portuguese fibers. You can have a private class or take part on one of our many workshops all over the country and at any level you want. Everybody is welcome to join!