Weekend Weaving on a 4-shaft loom


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Have you ever wanted to learn how to weave on a loom? Well this workshop will teach you foundational weaving skills on a 4-shaft loom. At the end of the workshop you will be able to take home the piece you have made during the class - whether a small scarf, tea towel or a napkin  - it’s up to you! Join us for this 2 day workshop and create an amazing textile art, or very useful piece of fabric.


The class will cover:

Concept of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom.

Basic threading and lifting plans.

Design development.

Using different yarns and weaves to create textures.

Creating a finished piece of weaving based on your own samples.

The looms will be set up and ready to weave on so that you can get to grips with learning about different types of weave structures and yarns.

Each loom will have a different set-up and you will be able to try out weaving on each one so that you can get a feel for different yarns and structures.

Once you have sampled each loom, we will look back over what we have learned so far to help decide what types of products could be made from your samples.

The aim is to make a piece of textile art to take home with you based on your design development. 

All yarns and equipment are provided and sustainably sourced.


WhereArran Street East Craft & Design Studio, 43 Arran Street East, Dublin 7

Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm



Who is this course for? This workshop will suit beginners looking for an introduction to working on loom, or those who have worked with frame looms before and would like to experience weaving on a 4-shaft loom.

Is there an age limit for the Workshop? This course is generally for people aged 18 and above. A teenager over 15 may attend if they are accompanied by an adult. Please let us know in advance. 

Should I wear a mask? As per the government's regulations masks are not mandatory during the workshop. 

COVID19 Protocols  In line with the government's easing of restrictions please read our Workshops Covid Measures here. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 

What if I have COVID symptoms on the day of the workshop or have a positive antigen test? Please read our Workshops Covid Measures here. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 

Is my booking transferrable and what is the cancellation policy? You may transfer your booking into someone else's name - please just let us know before they attend.

Where can I contact you with any questions? You can email us at hello@arranstreeteast.ie.

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