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Tapestry Weaving Introduction at Fashion And Textile Museum

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Led by master weaver Caron Penney this vibrant and practical 2-day tapestry weaving workshop for beginners will teach participants how to warp a tapestry frame and develop basic weave techniques used to create a tapestry. These include plain weave, soft diagonals, hatching, blending and shaping. At the end of the workshop students will take home a completed tapestry or a tapestry to finish at home. Aimed at adults, this workshop is suitable for beginners. You will learn: How to warp a tapestry frame How to create shapes / diagonals How to use blending techniques to create shading How to create hatching techniques creating a change of colour from the left to the right of the work. Beginner Level class This class is suitable for participants with no weaving experience to those with a small amount of experience, or have completed the one day beginners workshop at the Fashion and Textile Museum. All the materials for the class are included. Tapestry frames are available to purchase from the tutor.

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Fashion and Textile Museum

83 Bermondsey Street
+44 (0)20 7407 8664
Public transport:
From London Bridge Station walk towards Tower Bridge down Tooley Street for about 3 minutes. Then turn right in Bermondsey Street. The museum is on the left hand side of the street.

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