Farfield Mill

PAST WORKSHOPS

Ali Sharman - Weave a Cafetiere Cosy for Christmas

Sunday 19 November 2017- 50 plus 5 for materials

Resident artist Ali Sharman will lead this workshop. Come along to the Mill and weave a Cafetiere cosy, and if you have time somemug mats to go with it. The looms will be set up and ready to go.

No experience required.

Ruth Kidd- Autumn Wood

Saturday 21 October 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Have you ever wanted to paint using watercolours? Come and join Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

Stuart Gray- Venice

Thursday 10th August 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Have you ever wanted to paint using acrylics? Come and join Stuart as he guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Stuart will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

Caren Threlfall - Felt Pictures

saturday 22 July 45 including materials

Create individual pieces of textile art, using wet felting and needle felting techniques. During the day, you will learn the techniques and make a number of pieces that you will be able to take home and be proud of!

Peter Threlfall - Painting the Howgills

Tuesday 25 July 50 please bring your own paints, brushes and paper if you have them.

Come and enjoy a day of instruction with this talented local artist, who has exhibited many times at Farfield Mill. You can currently see some of his work in Weavers Cafe here at the Mill.

Ruth Clayton- Mackintosh style Flowers

Wednesday 19 July 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Reproduce your own Mackintosh styled art work. Ruth Will provide a selection of fresh flowers for you to work from and guide you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

Jan Beadle - Herringbone Tweed Weaving

Thursday 1 June 50 plus 5 materials on the day

So let's create some fabric using the classic Herringbone Tweed pattern. This will suit an absolute beginner and those with a little more experience wanting to explore Herringbone Tweed. The 4 shaft looms will be set up and ready to go. 

Jan Beadle- Weaving Tartan

Thursday 4 May 50 plus 5 for materials on the day

These patterns are hugely popular at the moment, so come and weave your own contemporary twist on Tartan. This will suit an absolute beginner or those with a little more experience wanting to come and develop their understanding of how to design their own unique fabric.

The 4 shaft looms will be set up and ready to go.

Stuart Gray- Stormy Skies

Sunday 30 April 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Have you ever wanted to capture the elements at their most dramatic? Come and join Stuart as he guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Stuart will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

Caren Threlfall - Felt Pictures

Tuesday 4 April 45 including materials

Create individual pieces of textile art, using wet felting and needle felting techniques. During the day, you will learn the techniques and make a number of pieces that you will be able to take home and be proud of!

Ruth Kidd- Ann Blockley style Bluebell wood

Saturday 25 March 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Recreate a beautiful spring-time bluebell wood with Ruth as she guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Ruth will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.

Jan Beadle- Bold Diamond Twill Weaving

Thursday 9 March price 50 plus 5 for materials on the day

Twill weaving is the most diverse weaving structure, so we're going to go bold and weave some large scale diamond patterns. This will suit an absolute beginner and those with a little more experience wanting to explore weaving twill patterns. The 4 shaft looms will be set up and ready to go!

Stuart Gray- Old Barn

Tuesday 21 February 50 plus 5 materials on the day

Capture the essence of an old Yorkshire barn with Stuart as he guides you through a step by step process to paint your own masterpiece. All abilities are welcome whether you want to develop your artistic abilities or find your inner artist! Stuart will frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family.