Fabulous chunky scarf weaving workshop

The end of August brings Leicestershire a shiny new workshop! So come and unwind by spending a relaxing and creative two days designing and weaving your very own bespoke scarf!

We will be using our delightful folding knitters looms, which you will learn how to set up.

This workshop is being run at Wistow Rural Centre, Wistow, in their lovely, inspiring gallery, and you can always pop over to their cafe for a mouth watering homemade lunch!

Don’t forget to save 10% by subscribing to our mailing list at the bottom of the homepage.

BOOK NOW at www.weaversmith.co.uk/workshops

Tuesday 29th August – Wednesday 30th August 2017

10am-4pm

£135 (for subscribers) / £150 full price

See you there!

Emily xx

Launch Sale

To celebrate our new online shop, which sells a range of Ashford looms and accessories, we have put on a launch sale! This ends on Tuesday 20th June 2017, so don’t miss out on our fantastic prices!

Welcome to our shiny new website!

We are very excited to announce the launch of our shiny new website; with extra bells and whistles attached!

We now sell gorgeous top of the range looms and accessories in our also shiny new online shop! Infact, we are that excited about this there is currently a massive launch sale on with free delivery on orders over £100!

Our hand-weaving workshops can now be booked through the website, which takes customers directly to ‘Eventbrite’ where the tickets can be purchased. This makes it much easier for you, with less admin and faff for us, hurrah! We are currently advertising two scarf weaving workshops, with the launch, which are suitable for both beginners and weavers wanting to make a scarf and try out the delightful knitters looms. We will be adding a whole variety of workshops, using different looms, up to advanced and specialist courses. So keep your eyes peeled!

Other exciting new features include you can now subscribe to our mailing list for exclusive offers, a whopping 10% off any workshop, news and upcoming events, a testimonials page for the all important customer reviews and a page dedicated to our bespoke commission work.

So, we hope you enjoy perusing round the new site!

Until next time,

Weaversmith

Summer flower weaving for adults with learning difficulties

This seasonal project proved a huge success at Hawley’s farm in Seagrave. We went out and enjoyed the sunshine picking flowers to weave into wooden weaving frames. We then transferred the work to hang from twigs creating beautiful flower wall-hangings.

Learning Disability Workshop

Veggie patch decorating!

A workshop Emily ran through the WEA for adults with learning difficulties at the wonderful WHM Work Connections farm in Seagrave.

Learning Disability Workshops

Woven greetings cards produced by adults with learning difficulties at Deacon & Hardy, Hinckley.

 

First Ever Taster Class

Saturday 14th June saw our first ever introduction to hand-weaving using brand-new, 8 shaft Ashford table-looms. The looms were set up in a more advanced fashion than might be expected for beginners, but the class stepped-up to the challenge! We learned how to follow lifting plans, wind bobbins, make yarn wraps and weave! Here are some examples of what was achieved during the session… Read more

Thank You!

Thank you so much Molly Makes for the £500 Social Enterprise Award!

It was such a great day meeting the team, judges and all the shortlisted designer-makers for the five awards. It was so encouraging hearing other people’s stories about how they are building businesses around what they love to do. Read more

Shortlisted for the 2014 Mollie Makes Awards

Weaversmith has been shortlisted for the Mollie Makes Social Enterprise Handmade Award! We will be meeting the judging panel and attending the presentation ceremony at The Proud Archivist (http://www.theproudarchivist.co.uk) in London on Wednesday 11th June 2014. Fingers crossed!