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What's on?

Events:

 

November 2017

3rd November

6:30 - 9:30

Ladies Christmas Shopping Evening

HMS Heron

11th November

10:00 - 1:00

Remembrance Fair

Blake Hall, South Petherton

19th November

Shepton Mallet Sunday Market

December 2017

2nd & 3rd December

Sat 9:30am - 9:00pm

Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm

Go Crackers at

Dillington House

15th December

South Petherton Christmas Fair

20th - 23rd December

Wells Christmas Market

Workshops

"I attended the taster course and loved every minute. Four different looms, four very different results and a better understanding of the craft each time. Charlotte is calm but passionate, has great knowledge and genuinely makes you feel like you could be good at it. I enjoyed my time with her and the looms immensely" 

Kelly July '17

Scarf Painting

Come and paint your own cotton scarf, learn dying techniques and take your finished piece home with you on the day.

Approx 3-4 hours long

£40 pp

Limited spaces available

Dates: 3rd March, 5th May, 16th June, 21st July, 18th August, 8th Sept

New For 2018:

Intro to Weaving

Learn the basics of weaving on a small, simple frame loom, wet finish samples and take your fabric sample away with you in a frame!

Approx 6 hours long

£60pp including lunch

Limited spaces available

Dates: 3rd Feb, 10th March, 19th May, 30th June, 11th August, 22nd Sept

Weave Your Own Scarf

Available in three different options from 2 days to 6 days.

Only one space available for each date.

No matter your ability, come and learn to create a scarf that you can then take away with you at the end of the course!

Payment plans available

Starter: 2 Days. £250

Weave a small scarf (25cm x 150cm) on a loom thats already been set up ready for you! choose from an un-dyed or plain black warp but you can choose from our large selection of hand dyed yarn for your weft colours. 

When the weaving is finished, learn various edging and wet finishing techniques and take your scarf away with you.

Intermediate: 4 Days. £400

Design and create a unique scarf.

Go through the process of designing your own warp for a small scarf (25cm x 150cm) from our selection of hand dyed yarn, create a warp order, wind the warp, dress the loom, thread up, weave the scarf and finally learn a variety of finishing techniques and take your finished creation away with you at the end!

Advance: 6 Days. £600

Come up with a design idea for your very own small scarf (25cm x150cm) and then create it from scratch! Hand dye the yarn, calculate the warp, wind the warp, dress the loom, thread up, weave your scarf and last but not least, learn a variety of finishing techniques before taking your masterpiece away with you.

Available Dates: 19th - 24th March, 2nd - 7th April, 10th - 15th September, 1st - 6th October

As well as our organised workshops, we also hold a range of on demand courses in weaving, dyeing and millinery for all ages and abilities. 

We can also come to you! If you would like to organise something for a group such as brownies, WI's, etc. We'll bring the workshop to you with all the tools and materials required! 

Email us with your requirements and we will get back to you with more information and quote ASAP:

fruitbattextiles@gmail.com