Jan has over 30 years experience in the textile field working in Higher Education running a Constructed Textile Resource at University of Cumbria, formally Cumbria Institute of the Arts. She is well accustomed to getting the very best out of students having worked with BA and MA students studying Contemporary Applied Arts, so is now able to offer specialised weave courses for a wide range of abilities.

Become a Weaver – Two day course: Tues/Wed 25th/26th April 2017

Become a Weaver – Two day course: Tues/Wed 25th/26th April 2017

If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and weave some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago this is the course for you!

The 2 day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth, Jan will provide you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

Auckland Castle
Bishop Auckland

To book
Tel: 01388 743 750
Visit Auckland Castle

Weaving Tartan: Thurs 4th May 2017

Weaving Tartan: Thurs 4th May 2017

Classic tartan weaving patterns explored on the day. Come and weave some tartan using a fours shaft loom Perfect introduction to weaving for beginners.
Looms will be set up and ready to go, £5 charge on the day for all yarns.

Farfield Mill
Sedbergh

To book, cost £50
Contact - 015396 21958
Visit Farfield Mill

Weaving Tartan: Sat 13th May 2017

Weaving Tartan: Sat 13th May 2017

Classic tartan weaving patterns explored on the day. Come and weave some tartan using a fours shaft loom Perfect introduction to weaving for beginners.
Looms will be set up and ready to go, £5 charge on the day for all yarns.

Auckland Castle
Bishop Auckland

To book
Tel: 01388 743 750
Visit Auckland Castle

Weaving Tartan: Tues 16th May 2017

Weaving Tartan: Tues 16th May 2017
Classic tartan weaving patterns explored on the day. Come and weave some tartan using a fours shaft loom Perfect introduction to weaving for beginners.
Looms will be set up and ready to go.

Eden Workshop
Plumpton, Nr Penrith CA11 9PF

To book, cost £55 including 3 course lunch and all materials.
Contact - Tel 07890 017715 and/or 01768 894380
Visit The Eden Workshop

Tweedy Scarf: Fri 26th May 2017

Tweedy Scarf: Fri 26th May 2017

This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create a scarf.
Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

The Hearth
Horsley

Cost £55 Including all materials, light lunch and refreshments.
£15 deposit required to secure booking.
Contact me to book - 01228 513758 - or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Weave Herringbone Tweed Fabric: Thurs 1st June 2017

Weave Herringbone Tweed Fabric: Thurs 1st June 2017

This will be an opportunity to weave a wider piece of herringbone tweed to take away and create something of your choice. Perfect for bags, cushions etc
Looms will be set up and ready to go, £5 charge on the day for all yarns.

Farfield Mill
Sedbergh
To book, cost £50
Contact - 015396 21958
Visit Farfield Mill

Weave Herringbone Tweed Fabric: Fri 2nd June 2017

Weave Herringbone Tweed Fabric: Fri 2nd June 2017

This will be an opportunity to weave a wider piece of herringbone tweed to take away and create something of your choice. Perfect for bags, cushions etc.

Eden Workshop
Plumpton, Nr Penrith CA11 9PF

Contact - Tel 07890 017715 and/or 01768 894380
Visit The Eden Workshop

Tweed Weaving: Mon/Thurs 5th/8th June 2017

Tweed Weaving: Mon/Thurs 5th/8th June 2017
Higham Hall is a beautiful residential independent college. They pride themselves on creating a relaxed environment for learning. Charming surrounds and outstanding food.
You know the basics or have never woven before and would love to have ago this is the course for you!
This is a 3 day course starting at 6.30pm Monday evening and finishing 12.30pm on Thursday.
The 4 shaft table loom with be set up to its maximum width to weave your own tweed fabric.
There will be an opportunity to experiment with the classic herringbone technique to create fabric suitable for bags, cushions etc
To book, cost £315 residential/£220 non-residential
Contact - 01768 776276
Visit www.highamhall.com

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135 Scotby Road, Scotby, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 8BJ

Tel: 01228 513758 - EMail: jan@janbeadletextiles.co.uk 

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