‘Weaving on a palm loom’ with Nicola Rudd of Yarns from the Plain
Learn to weave using a Crafts from the Clink hand-held loom with Nicola Rudd of Yarns from the Plain. In this masterclass, you will start weaving a square in plain weave, which can be used as a coaster, or joined with others to make larger items and embellished to become a piece of art. There will also be the opportunity to try more complex patterns such as twill, and buy a palm loom kit at the end of the workshop to continue your creations at home. Suitable for beginners, no previous experience needed. Minimum age 8+.
Nicola Rudd is the dyer and one-woman-whirlwind behind Yarns from the Plain and the hand weaver behind Nicola Rudd Textiles. A qualified primary teacher, she has recently completed her HNC in Contemporary Constructed Textiles, with a focus on weave design, at Bradford School of Art. She leads workshops in a number of textile crafts including weaving and hand dyeing and provides one-to-one weaving tuition.