When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC FAC HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code C23FACE01C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Discover the artistry of textile creation in our short course, 'Weaving Using Handlooms.' Immerse yourself in the tactile and intricate world of handloom weaving, mastering fundamental techniques. Learn to create unique fabrics and patterns while exploring the cultural and historical significance of this ancient craft. From selecting materials to operating handlooms, unlock the secrets of weaving and bring your creative visions to life. Join us for a hands-on journey where tradition meets innovation, and you emerge with the skills to craft your own woven masterpieces, fostering a deeper appreciation for the rich heritage of handloom weaving.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Acquire hands-on proficiency in operating handlooms, mastering the essential techniques required for weaving a variety of textiles.
  • Develop the skills to create unique fabric designs and patterns through handloom weaving, exploring various textures and styles.
  • Gain an understanding of the cultural and historical significance of handloom weaving, appreciating its role in heritage and craftsmanship.
  • Apply learned techniques to individual weaving projects, fostering creativity and empowering participants to produce their own handloom-woven pieces by course completion.

Cost

  • Full fee
    £260
  • Concession fee
    £195
  • Class format and activities

    hands-on learning with live workshops, mastering essential techniques in real-time. Explore the cultural and historical context of handloom weaving in insightful lecture sessions. Witness detailed demonstrations of creative fabric design, unveiling various patterns and textures achievable through this ancient craft. Participate in interactive Q&A sessions for personalised guidance.

    Entry requirements

    All levels welcome.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. Students are generally expected to spend some time outside of class for completion of activities.Please note the eating and drinking is not allowed in the fashion studios - you are allowed to have bottled water.

    What you need

    The sessions will be carried out in one of our classrooms at Morley college. Basic materials will be provided, however you are welcome to bring your own yarn or textiles to recycle.

    What you can do next

    Continue your journey with us in a variety of engaging fashion courses on offer at Morley college. Check the website for more information