Hand Weaving with Emi Fujisawa - Destination Milton Keynes
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Hand Weaving with Emi Fujisawa

Start Date: 27/07/2024

End Date: 27/07/2024

Start Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 4:00 pm

Cost of Entry: £80 per person

Milton Keynes Arts Centre

Milton Keynes Arts Centre Parklands, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, MK145DZ, GB


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Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
All skill levels welcome.

What will be covered?
Join Japanese Textile Artist, Emi Fujisawa for a frame hand weaving workshop to learn how to set up the frame loom to make a piece of weaving using natural yarns including Emi’s favourite yarns; Kibiso silk, scraps of yarn and fabric. Kibiso silk is a sustainable material made from the outside layer of silk cocoons. Emi has a deep knowledge of natural materials, and she will also demonstrate hand spinning of homegrown flax fibres. Participants are welcome to bring their own favourite and recycled materials. Students will have opportunity to try Japanese matcha tea for the session.

What will students leave with?
Student will make a weaving to take home.

What will I need to bring?
Materials are provided. Students are welcome to bring their own materials and yarns for their weaving.
Please bring a packed lunch.