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Learn to Weave with the Australian Tapestry Workshop

The ATW offers two levels of tapestry weaving class; 'Introduction to Tapestry Weaving' and 'Advanced Tapestry Weaving', which are taught by leading Australian tapestry weavers. To receive information on future classes, please subscribe to our eNews here.

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving at the ATW

Led by master-weavers, Introduction to Tapestry Weaving is an intensive two-day class where participants will learn the basic skills to produce simple tapestries on a small scale using the weft faced French Gobelin technique. You will learn how to warp a loom, weave simple shapes and lines and explore colour, pattern and texture using high-quality ATW dyed yarn in our light-filled studio in South Melbourne.

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving Online Course

Developed by master-weavers, our Introduction to Tapestry Weaving Online Course is a remote learning workshop in which participants will learn the basic skills to produce simple tapestries on a small scale using the weft faced French Gobelin technique. Through instructional videos, downloadable handouts and live teaching sessions you will learn how to warp a loom, weave simple shapes and lines and explore colour, pattern and texture using high-quality ATW dyed yarn from the comfort of your own home.

Advanced Tapestry Weaving at the ATW

Our advanced classes are perfect for participants who have completed our 'Introduction to Tapestry Weaving' course, a similar alternative or advanced weavers who wish to improve their skills and learn new techniques. Each advanced class is uniquely developed by a master weaver to address a specific set of techniques, approaches to designing for tapestry or investigations into colour and interpretation. These classes provide dedicated time explore your tapestry practice while supported by a master weaver.

Advanced Tapestry Weaving Online Course

Developed by master-weavers, our Advanced Tapestry Weaving Online Course is a remote learning workshop in which participants will learn a variety of advanced weaving techniques on a small scale using the weft faced French Gobelin technique. Through instructional videos, downloadable handouts and live teaching sessions you will learn advanced techniques using high-quality ATW dyed yarn from the comfort of your own home. Advanced modules include: weaving a circle and curved shapes, hatching and half passing, colour mixing, texture with Soumak knot and translating designs into tapestry.

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Sunday, October 3, 2021 to Sunday, October 17, 2021

Advanced Tapestry Weaving Online Course

Tutors: Tim Gresham
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 to Saturday, November 6, 2021

VERDURE: Online Tapestry Masterclass with Valerie Kirk

Join master weaver Valerie Kirk for on online tapestry masterclass looking at the tapestry genre of Verdure tapestry designs.
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Introduction to Tapestry Weaving Online Course

Tutor: Joy Smith
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving Online Course

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Introduction to Tapestry Weaving at ATW

Tutor: Amy Cornall
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