Workshops

Workshops

Many of the workshops and projects I deliver are for individual organisations, schools or communities. However, here you can find all my public workshops that are open to everyone. I look forward to meeting you at one of them soon.
A peg loom with weaving on the pegs in strips. Colours include turquoise, mustard, navy and pink.

Workshops are a bit different but they are still filled with lots of creativity and fun! Below is a quick overview of what to expect:

Before the Workshop

Please bring a face covering

Please bring as few belongings as possible

Please only come to the workshop if you are feeling well

At the Workshop

Please wear a face covering unless exempt

Please sanitise your hands on entering

Please observe social distancing

Workshop groups will be smaller if needed in a venue

Please follow written or verbal guidance throughout the workshop

You will be asked to leave your details for NHS Track and Trace

Please have lots of fun!

Thank you for making the workshop a happy and safe place for everyone!

For more details about how I will be working with venues to ensure that risks are mitigated. Please click here.

Thank you so much for the workshop you gave yesterday, I thoroughly enjoyed the day and felt that I had achieved something. Your expertise and manner both helped me to feel at ease in a world that I would not normally find myself in, so thank you. A great day.

Helen, Workshop Participant​
June 2021
Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Weave Along
Friday 18th June 2021 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

These workshops are aimed at those who have some experience of weaving already, you may have attended our beginner’s weaving course, and are keen to be able to weave your own short project but are not quite ready for going it all alone. For all the details about this workshop, please visit here.

Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Developing Weave Skills: Warp
Friday 25th June 2021 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

This workshop takes you through the process of designing and making a warp and how to dress the loom. This workshop may be of interest to those who have a loom at home but have forgotten how to add a warp to their loom, and are keen to begin weaving once again. There will not be time within this workshop to weave, you will rather be going home with new knowledge. For all the details about this workshop, please visit here.

Hessian Ribbon Cushion Cover
Friday 25th June 2021 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Join us as we use hessian as the base for creating our 14 inch square cushion. We will use a large variety of lovely colourful ribbons in different widths allowing you to create your own bespoke design. Please note the inner cushion pad is not included for this workshop. For more information, please visit here.

July 2021
Monthly Mini Make at Midday - Needle Felted Stars via Zoom
Thursday 1st July 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this mini workshop where we will be learning the basics of needle felting whilst also creating our own needle felted stars. These make perfect gifts for posting to people who have gone above and beyond this year and remind them of the stars they have been. For all the details, please visit here.

Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Beginner's Weaving Course
Every Friday beginning 2nd July 2021 for 5 weeks 10:00 - 13:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

Perfect course for those who would like to develop their weaving more. You may be a complete beginner or have worked on a peg or rigid heddle loom but are keen to develop your skills. The looms will be set up and warped so there is plenty of time to concentrate on weaving! Each of the looms will be set with a different pattern so that you can explore a different technique, (e.g. plain weave, twill) by rotating around, before weaving a final project in the last 2 weeks. For more information, please visit here.

A pile of wooden weaving pirns. One has some green yarn wrapped around it.
Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Folded Purse
Saturday 3rd July 2021 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

The looms will be set up and ready for a fun introduction to the basics of weaving. The workshop will enable you to weave sufficient fabric to make a small folded purse. For more information, please visit here.

Peg Loom Weaving
Sunday 4th July 10:00 - 15:00
Articentric, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Enjoy the day learning how to weave on a peg loom. This workshop is aimed at beginners and will focus on learning skills as well as producing a woven outcome, for example, a table runner or a wall hanging. For all the details, please visit here.

Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Table Runner
Saturday 10th July 2021 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley

The looms will be set up and ready for a fun introduction to the basics of weaving. The workshop will enable you to weave a small table runner. For more information, please visit here.

Circular Woven Wall Hanging Workshop
Friday 16th July 2021 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Create your very own circular woven wall hanging to decorate your home. Learn how to combine different colours and textures within your work as you weave around and around. For all the info, please visit here.

Peg Loom Weaving
Saturday 17th July 13:00 - 16:00
The Art House, Wakefield

Weave your own mini project. You will be given guidance and support to realise your own outcome, maybe a small purse or table mat using a peg loom. This workshop is perfect for beginners and you will have access to a wide range of different yarns. For all the details, please visit here.

August 2021
Monthly Mini Make at Midday - via Zoom
Thursday 5th August 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this online mini workshop. Part of a series of workshops on the first Thursday of each month with Chirpy in Chapel Allerton via Zoom. More information about how to book onto this workshop will be coming soon.

Drop Spindle Vertical
Circular Weaving Workshop
Saturday 21st August 13:00 - 16:00
The Art House, Wakefield

Learn how to weave in circles using a variety of yarns in lots of different colours and textures. You will come away with your own unique wall hanging. For all the information, please visit here.

Detail of a piece of circular weaving using a range of yarns in spring colours including yellow, dark and light pink, pale and bright green.
September 2021
Monthly Mini Make at Midday - via Zoom
Thursday 2nd September 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this online mini workshop. Part of a series of workshops on the first Thursday of each month with Chirpy in Chapel Allerton via Zoom. More information about how to book onto this workshop will be coming soon.

Drop Spindle Spinning Workshop
Friday 3rd September 10:30 - 16:30
Just Makers, Ripley

Learn to spin on a drop spindle. This workshop is perfect for those who love the idea of being able to introduce their own bespoke spun elements into their craft projects. You will learn how to spin as well as how to use the Andean plying method to ply your spun yarn together. You will use natural fibres in a range of different colours allowing you to design and create your own hand spun yarn. For more information, please visit here.

Peg Loom Weaving - Woven Cushion Cover Top
Friday 17th September 2021 10:00 - 16:00
ArtisOn, Masham, North Yorkshire

This workshop is perfect for beginners to design and weave their own unique cushion top using a peg loom. You will have access to a large range of different yarns as well as exploring some different techniques. Please note there will not be time within the workshop to sew your cushion top into a final cushion. For all the details, please visit here.

Looms at Sunny Bank Mills - Intermediate Weaving Course
Every Friday beginning 24th September 2021 for 5 weeks 10:00 - 13:00

This 5 week course is aimed those who may have been on the beginner’s weaving course or already have some experience of weaving on a shaft loom. The course will take you through the process of setting up a loom through to weaving a final outcome. You will learn how to design and make a warp and how to dress the loom. You will also select and input the pattern you wish to use into the dobby. You will be rewarded for your hard work by weaving your own project at the end! For more information, please visit here.

October / November / December 2021
Monthly Mini Make at Midday - via Zoom
Thursday 7th October 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this online mini workshop. Part of a series of workshops on the first Thursday of each month with Chirpy in Chapel Allerton via Zoom. More information about how to book onto this workshop will be coming soon.

Monthly Mini Make at Midday - via Zoom
Thursday 4th November 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this online mini workshop. Part of a series of workshops on the first Thursday of each month with Chirpy in Chapel Allerton via Zoom. More information about how to book onto this workshop will be coming soon.

Monthly Mini Make at Midday - via Zoom
Thursday 2nd December 12:00 - 13:00

Join us for this online mini workshop. Part of a series of workshops on the first Thursday of each month with Chirpy in Chapel Allerton via Zoom. More information about how to book onto this workshop will be coming soon.

Oval Woven Wall Hanging in Spring Colours including pale blue, orange, yellow, lime green and pink
Christmas 2021
Christmas Festive Workshops 2021

Christmas workshops are always hugely popular each year.

You might like to join in a workshop taking place at different venues across Yorkshire or have your own private workshop with friends or family. These can either be in person or kits can be posted out with the workshop taking place over Zoom.

I have also delivered several corporate Christmas workshops for businesses across the UK. If you think a craft workshop might be a fun way to join together as a team this year, then please do get in touch to discuss further.

Festive Wreath
Needle Felted Decoration
Shuttle with blue yarn

Contact Me

Email: mail@agnissmallwood.co.uk

Phone Number: 07782147615