Farfield Mill

PAST WORKSHOPS

Tweedy Weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Mon 12 November 2018

£50 plus £5 on the day for materials

This class is perfect for beginners but weavers with a little more experience will enjoy experimenting with traditional herringbone technique to create a scarf. Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day.

Pointed twills weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Mon 22 October 2018

£50 plus £5 on the day for materials   - 1 places left

Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture creating zig zag and diamond patterns

Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

Rough Sea Water Colour Workshops with Ruth Clayton

Thursday 11 October £50 plus £5 for materials on the day Fully Booked

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.

Trees in Landscape - Acrylic Workshop with Stuart Gray

Saturday 22 September £50 plus £5 for materials on the day - Fully booked

Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of 'Trees in a Landscape'. Stuart will provide all the materials and frame your work ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family!

Colour, Texture and Pattern weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Thurs 13 September 2018

£50 plus £5 on the day for materials - 3 places left

Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4-shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment with colour and texture. I’ll even take the mystery out of pattern reading.

Looms will be set up and ready to go on the day

Become a Weaver and Learn Dog Tooth Check workshop with Jan Beadle

Tues 21 – Wed 22 August 2018  Just 2 places left

£100 plus £5 on the day for materials

The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of dressing a loom to then weave traditional dog tooth check.

River View watercolour workshop with Ruth Clayton

Sunday 15 July  £50 plus £5 materials on the day Fully Booked

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.

Coastal scene - acrylic painting - Stuart Gray

Thursday 14 June

£50 plus £5 on the day for materials

Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of a Coastal scene. Stuart will provide all the materials and frame your work ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family!

Become a Weaver weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Tuesday 22-Wednesday 23 May 2018 FULLY BOOKED

£100 plus £5 on the day for materials

If you know the basics, maybe set up your own loom and woven some patterns, or have never done any weaving before and would love to have ago this is the course for you!

The 2-day course will take you through the whole process of winding a warp and dressing a loom to weaving your cloth, Jan will provide you with all the tips, tricks and techniques to ease your path into weaving.

Crewelwork workshop with Sara Dennis

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 May - £120 for 2 days including kit

You will learn a variety of Jacobean stitches using Appleton's crewel wool. This technique enjoys an element of fantasy with pink animals, blue trees and purple landscapes; so stitches combine with outrageous colours to create weird and wonderful dioramas. As a twist on the traditional I also incorporate designs using established stitches with monochromes; you can decide.

Stitches include: stem stitch, split stitch, varieties of back stitch, satin stitch, fly stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, trellis, French knots, pistils, seeding, and couching.

Goldwork with Sara Dennis

Sunday 13 May £82 including Goldwork Kit

You will learn the basics of working with metal threads, their uses and limitations. While creating a beautiful image we will explore passing, pearl purl, bright check, smooth check, rough check, rococo, twist, plate and Japanese, where and how to use them. Everyone loves a bit of bling!

 

Landscape watercolour workshop with Ruth Clayton

Sunday April 22 £50 plus £5 materials on the day - FULLY BOOKED

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.

Double Weave weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Thursday 19 April 2018 - FULLY BOOKED

£50 plus £5 on the day for materials

Learn how to weave two layers of fabric at the same time, create tubes pockets and double width fabric on a 4 shaft table loom. Beginners welcome but if you already weave this will cover all the technical info you need to know. Looms will be set up and ready to go.

Flowers watercolour workshop with Ruth Clayton

Sunday 18 Feb - Fully Booked

Have you always wanted to have a go at painting and improve your existing artistic skills?

Then why not join Ruth for a day at Farfield Mill. You will work with Ruth to produce a real masterpiece in watercolour. We will then frame your artwork ready for you to take home to impress the family. 

“All about Patterns” weaving workshop with Jan Beadle

Monday 5th February 2018 - ONLY 1 PLACE LEFT

Come and enjoy a day of weaving on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver this will be a lovely opportunity to take the mystery out of pattern reading. There’ll be lots of colours and textures to experiment with on the day. Looms will be set up and ready to go, £5 charge on the day for all yarns.

To book, cost £50

Contact- 015396 21958

'Orkney landscape’ - acrylic painting - Stuart Gray

Sunday 21st January 2018

£50 plus £5 onthe day for materials

Join Stuart for the day as he takes you on a step by step process to produce your own acrylic painting of a Orkney Landscape. Stuart will provide all the materials and frame your work ready for you to take home to impress your friends and family!

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.