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Create With Fibre

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Workshops and Courses

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2019 classes, workshops

Friday 7th Feb 10-1 Rainbow dyeing

Learn how to make your own self patterning yarns, dye funky fibres for spinning and felt, overdye yarns  you are bored with and have great fun using different techniques such as injection dyeing balls of yarn, space dyeing hanks of yarn, using the microwave for dyeing, using a dyepot on the cooker.  Dyes provided.  Some yarns and fibres provided but bring more.  Preferably some yarn should be in hanks and some in balls.  any pale colours work, so for instance some grey and beige can give variety and the end result can be quite different to using white.  Pale blue, yellow, green etc also work so great if you have something you don't like. 

the dyes we will be using work on animal fibres, so anything that is from an animal eg sheep, alpaca, angora, and silk will all work.

Yarn, tea and cake provided. Bring lunch if you want to stay and eat before heading home.

Cost £40.

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What is available right now is our new professionally produced online spinning and weaving courses:


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Terms and conditions.

Payment is needed to book a course.  

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.   The booking fee will be refunded if Janet is able to fill your place on the course.

If you cancel less than 30 days before the course, payment cannot be refunded unless your place can be filled.   

If you cancel three course bookings within any 12 month period, you may not be 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.


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'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.'



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:- 





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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Janet receives lots of 'thank-yous' from people who have enjoyed the courses.  That is why most of Create With Fibre's business comes to us via word of mouth recommendations.  Here are just a few of the lovely comments:

Thank you so much for the workshop. It was tremendous. Such fun and so illuminating!

'Everyone said they would come again'

'Fantastic - really well-organised course and really good tutor'

'The course was brilliant from beginning to end - can't think how it might be improved'

'Clear teaching. Time for practice or consolidation in a relaxed atmosphere'


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

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