Workshops and Courses

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Workshops and

Courses

knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving,

dyeing

 

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Courses 2017 & 2018

 

 

Fri 17th nov - Sun 19th Nov 2017 Create With Fibre Business mentoring Retreat at the Old School Dalleagles Ayrshire Scotland See Retreats page of website. One room left. Day places available

 

21st Nov - 3rd Dec 2017 Knit 1 Bike 1 exhibition at Dumfries Museum 01387 253374

 

Thurs 23rd Nov 2017 6pm Knit 1 Bike 1 talk , Dumfries Museum about Janet's adventures on her knitty cyle journey round Scotland. 01387 253374

 

Sat 25th Nov 2017 Family fun Christmas workshop at Dumfries Museum. 01387 253374

 

Sat 2nd Dec 2017 Christmas Felt workshop, make a wall hanging at Gracefield Arts Centre Dumfries. 01387 262084

 

Mon 4th Dec 2017 Knitmas 2017 The Black Bull High Street Dalmellington Ayrshire Contact Janet or Book Here

 

Fri 2nd - Sun 4th March 2018 Create With Fibre Luxury Retreat the Old School Dalleagles Ayrshire Scotland

See the Retreats page of the website for more information on these and other Retreats.

 

How to pay for Janet's Create with Fibre courses:

1. Use the 'Pay Now' buttons on this page.

Simply choose your option from the drop-downs, type the name & date of the course,

click on' Pay Now'. You can choose either to pay via Paypal or using your debit or credit card.

 

2. Phone Janet and use your credit or debit card supported by Maestro, Visa or MasterCard.

 

3. Send Janet an email or use the contact form and post a cheque for the amount, made payable to Janet Renouf-Miller.

 

Terms and conditions.

Payment is needed to book a course. If you are sending a cheque,, payment must be made within 7 days to secure booking.

Payment can be made on this website, by phone with a credit card or by sending a cheque.

Phone 01292 550393 to pay over the phone or if you want to send a cheque.

Cancellation policy: If you cancel 30 days or more before the course takes place, the payment can be refunded, minus a £20 booking fee.

If you cancel less than 30 days before the course, payment cannot be refunded.

If you cancel three course bookings within any 12 month period, you are not eligible to book further courses.

If you fail to turn up on any occasion without getting in touch to cancel, you cannot book future courses or retreats unless there was a serious last minute emergency that prevented you from contacting us.

If the course does not go ahead for any reason, you will be given a refund.

If you are the first one to book a course atJanet's home and there are no other bookings, (does happen on the odd occasion) you will be offered the choice of a 1-1 half day session for the same price or a refund.

 

How to pay for courses run in association with other organisations:

Look for the individual payment instructions in the course list

 

GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

 

COURSES FOR GROUPS

'Many of the courses I do are bookings for private groups, such as spinning and weaving guilds, schools, voluntary organisations or knitting groups. I counted the other day and realised I have delivered courses to more than 45 different organisations in Scotland and the North of England and quite a few have me back again and again.'

 

COURSES ORGANISED BY JANET

Janet holds courses in her comfortable home environment.

 

 

As soon as 3-6 people want a course she will put one on, so Contact her if you want to put your name down or find out more. See the booking tems and conditions at the top of the page.

Look at the range of course types below to choose from:-

 

LIST OF COURSE TYPES OFFERED

 

1-1 TUITION

One to one tuition and bespoke courses at Janet's home. Come for one to one tuition for £160 a day.

Click here to find out more.

 

SPINNING

beginners spinning, improve your spinning, spinning silk, fancy (art) yarns, flax spinning, fine spinning, colour blending, exotic fibres,long draw, beginners spinning on a hand spindle, spindling for speed and production on high top spindles. You name it, I can do it so if the one you want is not on the list, get in touch.

 

WEAVING

Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom, advanced rigid heddle weaving, scarf loom weaving, Peg looms and weaving sticks. I have 9 rigid heddle looms available for teaching plus 20 peg looms and any number of weaving sticks for working with classes of children or larger groups.

 

CROCHET

Begin to crochet, creative crochet, tusisian crochet, Broomstick crochet, tapestry crochet, hairpin crochet. If you want something else, let me know. This link will show you what I mean by creative crochet and shows the work of a student after a few sessions. Click here to see an example of a student's creative crochet.

 

KNITTING

learn to knit, toe up socks, beaded knitting and slip stitch, knitting in the round, knitting with colour (fair isle and ntarsia). moebius knitting.

 

DYEING

Rainbow dyeing, natural dyeing, indigo dyeing, dyeing with fizzy drinks and slush puppies.

 

FELT

Needle felt for 3D - make a penguin, felted bags and hats, make a wall hanging, felted jewellery.

MORE HAPPY CLIENTS

I just wanted to drop you a line to say thanks for teaching me to spin last weekend. i didn't stop grinning all day! i was so proud of my first skein (of yarn) I am taking it along to my Stitch and Bitch group tonight'

'all the feedback I have had from previous students has been excellent about you. Other people sing your praises too.'

 

".....you brought a great deal of material and a huge variety of equipment. You made the art of spinning look so graceful as well as simple. I understand that you introduced a variety of methods which seemed to be very popular with the members...... you exercised a great deal of patience, giving each member personal time. That gesture was obviously much appreciated."

MF, Secretary, West of Scotland Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers.

 

'Today I experienced an epiphany - thank you Janet.' ECGM Fife

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