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.

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​
February 2024
Weave Together - Half Term Session
Thursday 15th February 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Share a loom with your best friend and weave together. You will have the option of creating one longer piece of work or each weave your own smaller pieces of fabric. Further information, can be found here.

Table Loom Weaving Workshop
Saturday 24th February 2024
10:00 - 16:00
North Yorks Art School, Scarborough

Spend the day weaving on an eight shaft table loom, whilst making your own scarf or snood. There will plenty of opportunity to incorporate different weave structures as well as colourful yarns. All info can be found here – FULLY BOOKED

Woven Wall Hanging - Weaving Workshop
Sunday 25th February 2024
10:00 - 13:00
Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre, Knaresborough

Weave your own wall hanging, using a simple frame loom. There will be a large selection of yarns available in different colours and textures.  Booking information can be found here.

March 2024
Table Loom Weaving - Scarf or Snood
Saturday 2nd March 2024
10:30 - 16:30
The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

Weave your very own scarf or snood using an eight shaft table loom. The looms are already set up meaning you can enjoy a full day experimenting with yarns and weave structures. All information can be found here.

Table Loom Weaving - Scarf or Snood
Sunday 3rd March 2024
10:15 - 16:00
The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

Spend the day weaving your very own scarf or snood using an eight shaft table loom. The looms are prepared with a warp before the workshop meaning you can enjoy a full day weaving. Booking information can be viewed here.

Tea and Textile Tuesdays
Tuesday 5th March 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me on the 1st Tuesday every month in The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills for tea and chat about all things textiles. For more information, please look here.

Weaving Workshop - Woven Wall Hanging
Saturday 16th March 2024
10:00 - 13:00
North Yorks Art School, Scarborough

Using a simple frame loom, enjoy weaving your own wall hanging. You will watch group demonstrations as well as receiving one to one support throughout the workshop. Booking information can be found here.

Spin your own yarn using a Drop Spindle
Friday 22nd March 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Create your own yarn using a drop spindle. There will be plenty of natural and dyed fibre available to use throughout the day as you learn how to spin. You will also learn how to ply your yarn at the end of the day using the Andean plying technique. Booking information can be found here.

Weave your own Infinity Scarf or Cowl on a Table Loom
Saturday 23rd March 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Stitch-Up, Meanwood, Leeds

Spend the day weaving your own infinity scarf or cowl using an eight shaft table loom. The looms are set up and ready to use meaning you can concentrate on choosing yarns and weave structures to experiment with. All information can be found here.

April 2024
Tea and Textile Tuesdays
Tuesday 2nd April 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me on the 1st Tuesday every month in The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills for tea and chat about all things textiles. For more information, please look here.

Circular Woven Wall Hanging
Saturday 13th April 2024
10:00 - 13:00
The Art House, Wakefield

Enjoy a creative morning weaving around and around experimenting with yarns, roving and ribbons as you design and weave your own bespoke wall hanging. Booking information is coming soon.

Loom Hire with Technician Support
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st April 2024
10:00 - 16:00 each day
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Hire one of the dobby looms at Sunny Bank Mills to weave your own project. There will be a warp already on the looms, unless you ask otherwise or request a bespoke warp (for a fee). I will be available for a couple of hours each day to answer questions however participants are expected to have used the looms before and be independent. Booking information can be found here.

May 2024
Weaving in a Day
Saturday 4th May 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

During this popular workshop you will be able to use the dobby looms whilst also weaving your own piece of fabric. You will have access to the large selection of yarns available within the Weaving Shed. To book, please visit here. 

Tea and Textile Tuesdays
Tuesday 7th May 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me on the 1st Tuesday every month in The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills for tea and chat about all things textiles. For more information, please look here.

2 Day - Spinning and Table Loom Weaving Workshop Saturday 11th May 2024 10:30 - 16:30 and
Sunday 12th May 2024 10:15 - 16:00
The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

This is a two day workshop. On the first day we will explore the museum at The Ropewalk before spinning our own yarns using drop spindles. We will then incorporate this yarn into our weaving on day two with additional commercial yarns. For more information as well as how to book, please visit here.

Intermediate Weaving Course
Friday 17th - Sunday 19th May 2024
10:00 - 16:00 each day
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

This course will take you through the process of setting up a loom through to weaving a final outcome. This course is designed for those who already have some weaving experience but would like to learn how to dress a loom so they can become an independent weaver. All information can be found here.

Drop spindle with blue and purple yarn wrapped around
Weaving on a Frame Loom
Friday 31st May May 2024
10:00 - 14:30
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me to explore lots of different techniques that can be incorporated into a woven outcome when using a simple frame loom. This workshop will be an experimentation of techniques as well as materials. Further information can be found here.

June 2024
Tea and Textile Tuesdays
Tuesday 4th June 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me on the 1st Tuesday every month in The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills for tea and chat about all things textiles. For more information, please look here.

Sunny Bank Looms 2
Weaving in a Day
Saturday 29th June 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

During this popular workshop you will be able to use the dobby looms whilst also weaving your own piece of fabric. You will have access to the large selection of yarns available within the Weaving Shed. To book, please visit here. 

July 2024
Tea and Textile Tuesdays
Tuesday 2nd July 2024
14:00 - 15:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

Join me on the 1st Tuesday every month in The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills for tea and chat about all things textiles. For more information, please look here.

Weave your own Placemats or Table Runner using a Table Loom
Saturday 6th July 2024
10:00 - 16:00
The Art House, Wakefield

Spend the day weaving your own placemats or table runner using an eight shaft table loom. The looms are set up and ready to use meaning you can concentrate on choosing yarns and weave structures to experiment with. Booking information will be added soon.

Beginners Weaving Course
Friday 12th - Sunday 14th July 2024
10:00 - 16:00 each day
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

This course is aimed at those who are complete beginners or may have experience of weaving on a peg loom or rigid heddle loom. This course takes place over 3 full day. More information coming soon.

Autumn 2024
Woven Textile Wall Hanging using a Frame Loom
Thursday 26th September 2024
10:00 - 16:00
ArtisOn, Masham, North Yorkshire

Spend the day creating your own bespoke wall hanging using a simple frame loom. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of techniques as well as using a wide range of yarns. For further information as well as how to book, please visit here.

Woven Wall Hanging
Christmas 2024
Christmas Festive Workshops 2024

Christmas workshops are always hugely popular every year. You might like to join in a workshop taking place at different venues across Yorkshire (dates to be announced in due course) or have your own private workshop with friends and family.

Fabric Christmas Wreath - Red/Green/White

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 Christmas, then please do get in touch to discuss further.

Needle Felted Decoration
Shuttle with blue yarn

Contact Me

Email: mail@agnissmallwood.co.uk

Phone Number: 07782147615