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.

Workshop Update:

From 19th July 2021, restrictions have eased in England.

I want to ensure going forward that anyone coming along to a workshop I deliver continues to feel safe and happy whilst enjoying their time to be creative.

With this in mind:

I will continue to wear my face mask when teaching.

Although not mandatory, participants are welcome to keep wearing their masks.

 

Hand sanitiser will still be available to use.

You are still welcome to leave your details for NHS Track and Trace should you wish.

Please do continue to respect people’s personal space.

Please do not attend if you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in contact with someone with Covid-19.

For more details about how I will be working with venues 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​
September 2021
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.

Cushion on Chair
Wet Felted Purse Workshop
Friday 24th September 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Leeds

Enjoy an evening learning to create your very own felted purse. You will learn the technique of wet felting to make your own piece of fabric before then folding and stitching this to create a small purse. You will also add a button for the fastening. This workshop is perfect for beginners. To book your place, please visit here.

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 2021
Woven Wall Hanging Workshop
Friday 22nd October 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Leeds

Create your very own woven wall hanging. You will have access to a wide range of materials including ribbons and wool roving as well as lots of different yarns in a range of colours and textures. Along with learning a range of different techniques you will then be able to create your own bespoke piece of work. To book your place, please visit here.

Woven Wall Hanging hung on a red brick wall. The weaving includes green, light blue, turquoise, pink and cream yarn.
Holiday Weaving for Adults and Teenagers
Tuesday 26th October 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

These workshops are for 1 adult and 1 teenager to attend together. You will work together to decide on a small project that you would both like to make together for example this could be each working on a side of a cushion cover. You will each have your own loom
meaning that both can experience weaving on the looms. For more information, please visit here.

Weave Along
Friday 29th October 10:00 - 16:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

These workshops are aimed at those who have some experience of weaving already, you may have attended our beginners weaving course, and are keen to be able to weave your own short project but are not quite ready for going it all alone. The looms will be set up
with a neutral warp and will be ready for you to begin weaving your own project. For more information about this workshop, please visit here.

November 2021
Beginners Weaving Course
Every Friday for 6 weeks beginning 5th November 10:00 - 13:00
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds

A 6 week course for those who would like to begin exploring learning to weave. This course is aimed at those who are complete beginners or for those who may have some
experience weaving on a peg loom or rigid heddle loom but are keen to develop their skills.
The looms will be set up and warped giving more time to concentrate on weaving. For the first 4 weeks you will rotate around the looms, exploring different weave patterns whilst learning about your loom. The final weeks will be dedicated to weaving your own final project, this could be a table runner or cushion cover for example. For more information, please visit here.

Fabric Wreath Workshop
Saturday 20th November 13:00 - 16:00
The Art House, Wakefield

Spend the afternoon making your very own fabric wreath. There will be a wide selection of different materials available to use including lots of different colours. You will learn the skills needed to create your very own hand tied wreath using fabric before adding the finishing touches with some Christmas baubles. This wreath is perfect for displaying again and again each festive period at home. To book onto this workshop, please visit here.

Christmas Wreath - Agnis Smallwood
Christmas Fabric Wreath Workshop
Friday 26th November 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Leeds

Begin getting in the festive mood as you make your own hand tied fabric wreath. Perfect for displaying inside year after year. There will be lots of different material to choose from allowing you to create your own bespoke outcome. You will complete your wreath by adding some Christmas baubles. This workshop is perfect for beginners and enjoying with friends. To book, please visit here.

December 2021
NEW! Wreath Workshop
Thursday 2nd December 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Leeds

Enjoy creating your own unique Christmas wreath using a range of different materials including lots of gorgeous hand plied and some hand spun yarn into your design. There will be lots of lovely Christmas colours available to use. This workshop is perfect for getting in the festive mood and no previous crafting experience is needed. More details coming soon.

Christmas Woven Baubles Workshop
Saturday 4th December 13:00 - 16:00
The Art House, Wakefield

In this workshop you will learn how to weave your own woven baubles to display this Winter. You will have access to lots of lovely different yarns and threads in a wide range of colours, allowing you to create your own bespoke decorations. You will go home with a set of three decorations as well as the skills to continue weaving around and around in the future. To book onto this workshop, please visit here.

Woven Baubles Workshop
Friday 10th December 18:30 - 21:00
Chirpy, Leeds

Weave your very own baubles! Using lots of lovely threads in a wide variety of colours you will learn how to weave your own bespoke decorations. They are perfect for making and sending to loved ones in Christmas cards or keeping and adding to your own tree this Winter. You will go home with a set of three decorations. This workshop is perfect for beginners and enjoying with friends. To book, please visit here.

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