Events Calendar

SAORImôr 2017-18 Events Calendar

 20th  September   

SAORI Clothing Techniques & Placemat Vest (1&2 NEW SAORI SEWING Series)

With Rosie Green

So you have your woven fabric and want to know how to make it into something fun to wear?

In this 3hr introduction you will learn about preparing your fabric for sewing, various sewing techniques and to understand SAORI patterns.
Places limited.

Booking essential.
10am-1pm £35 (Deposit £10)

Bring your own washed cloth to create the simple placemat vest.
Places limited to keep group size small. 
Booking essential.
2pm-4pm £25 (Deposit £10)

Book the full 5hrs, both classes combined on same day £50 (Deposit £10)


4th November

Zipped Bag Workshop (Part 4 NEW SAORI SEWING Series)   

With Margaret Markland

So you have your SAORI woven fabric and are looking for a simple sewing project ?

In this 4hr introduction you will learn how to plan and cut a simple bag pattern, sew an interface and lining,

insert a zipper and shape the corners so the bag will stand up.

Bring your own washed SAORI & cotton fabric to create your own fabulous zipped bag suitable for makeup, pencils etc.

Zip, interfacing and other notions supplied. 

You are welcome to bring your own sewing machine or use ours (please specify when booking)

Places limited to 6 to keep group size small. 
Booking essential.

10:30am-3pm £40 (Deposit £10) 



7th November

More SAORI Clothing (Part 3 NEW SAORI SEWING Series)

With Rosie Green

Enjoy a full day of experimenting with designs for wonderful freestyle SAORI to wear.
Shaping, bias, salvage & fringing, using manaquins & each other as models.

Bring your own washed cloth to create your own fabulous, one of a kind garment.

Places limited. 
Booking essential.
£75 (Deposit £10)





Saturday 11th, 18th & 25th November 2017  

Winter Basic SAORI Course 

With Rosie Green

Make inspiring new friends & beautiful SAORI items to treasure or give as Christmas gifts.
Immerse yourself in the SAORI experience, become familiar with SAORI looms & techniques. 
Understand what is meant by Misao Jo’s message.
Explore weaving techniques
Create fancy yarns
Set ready made warps
Finish Cloth 
Sew & make beautiful SAORI items.

6 x 2 Hour Classes over 3 Saturdays 
3 months studio membership 
(which offers discounted studio time @ £10 / half day and 10% off selected weaving equipment, yarns & warps in the studio shop) 

No rules, no mistakes; just self-expression through freestyle weaving.
All abilities catered for.
Looms warped up & ready to weave.
Simple techniques.
Small group.
Wheelchair accessible looms.
Support Workers are welcome to assist & participate in all sessions at no extra charge.

11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

BOOK FOR ALL 6 CLASSES £135 plus materials (£35 Deposit)


December TBC



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