SAORImôr 2017-18 Events Calendar
5th August NEXT KAI = 2018
Summer Kai (Show & Tell)
“Inspire each other and everyone in the group”
Come along and meet other SAORI weavers.
See what beautiful things people have been weaving.
Bring your weaving, show and tell what you have been making.
Share ideas and techniques.
Drop in or spend the whole day.
Light refreshments available.
Entry fee = A bag of SAORI to show.
SAORI Clothing Techniques & Placemat Vest (1&2 NEW SAORI SEWING Series)
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.
10am-1pm £35 (Deposit £10) Bring your own washed cloth to create the simple placemat vest.
Places limited to keep group size small.
2pm-4pm £25 (Deposit £10)
Book the full 5hrs, both classes combined on same day £50 (Deposit £10)
More SAORI Clothing (Part 3 NEW SAORI SEWING Series)
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.
£75 (Deposit £10)
Saturday 11th, 18th & 25th November 2017
at 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm
Winter Basic SAORI Course
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
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.
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)
Weaving Together Christmas Workshop
- SAORI Christmas card
- Camel ornament with a miniature hand woven saddle blanket
Weave freely in your own way using your full creative capacity and weave your own unique piece of textile art or make a gift for someone special.
We happily provide all the guidance you need to begin weaving in pairs on fully set up SAORI looms.
Learn techniques to achieve exciting results with colour and texture.
No experience is necessary and all abilities are catered for.
A freestyle weaving for wellbeing experience for adults and children of all ages.
Experience this self-innovative approach that over 40,000 weavers have already discovered worldwide.
December Date TBC
£25.00 per pair of weavers
2.5 hour workshop
Places are limited to 6 pairs of weavers.
Materials for 2 projects included, take home what you do not use.
Additional project packs available in the studio shop.
Drop us a line and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
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Call back soon to see our growing list of fairs, exhibitions & events.