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
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.
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.
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.
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.
learn to knit, toe up socks, beaded knitting and slip stitch, knitting in the round, knitting with colour (fair isle and ntarsia). moebius knitting.
Rainbow dyeing, natural dyeing, indigo dyeing, dyeing with fizzy drinks and slush puppies.
Needle felt for 3D - make a penguin, felted bags and hats, make a wall hanging, felted jewellery.
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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