I mainly weave scarves and pictures. Whilst my woollen scarves which cost around £30 sell well, I was
pleased to sell some more expensive wraps at both Abingdon Craft Fair and Ardington School of
Fair in the
selection of my pictures is available at North Farm Gallery in the Isles
of Scilly during the season
are also welcome to see my work at my home in Oxfordshire. Contact me on
Ardington School of Crafts. www.ardingtonschoolofcrafts.com.
Heddle Loom Weaving 5 April 2019
two samples on looms which have been set up with the warp threads at different
spacing. The patterns will be
produced by using two shuttles in various sequences to put the weft in place. You
will also be shown how to thread the loom
woven on a rigid heddle loom Above
left Both warp and weft showing
warp completely covered by the coloured weft.
Stripes and Zigzags 12.6.2019
two samples. One on a rigid heddle loom and one on. a 4-shaft loom.
Rigid heddle and four shaft looms
Twills woven with four shafts
Workshop. 28-29 September 2019
An opportunity to experiment with some of the many possibilities provided
by this craft as well as learning to how to thread up looms. It is aimed at
who have done some weaving as well as complete beginners.
Most of the looms will be threaded up. There are more than 70 four shaft patterns
to choose from. Most of the rigid heddle looms will be set up so that the weft
dominates the design, allowing you to experiment with rug and tapestry weaving methods.
The samples you create can be made up into small bags or used as mats.
will have the chance to weave on a rigid heddle loom set up for fabric weaving..
could also use the rigid heddle loom to weave a small scene or create textured
also teach at my home in East Hendred, Oxfordshire
I am completing an interesting commission for St John the Baptist Church in Burford.
The bell ringers have mats on the floor of the Ringing Chamber to protect the bell ropes f
the floor. After some 70 years they are wearing out and I am weaving four
My article Varying the twill was published in the Summer 2010 edition of the
Journal of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers .
You can also read a follow up article Point Twill and much more
More about my weaving
Last updated 29/11/2018