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Freeform Weaving Workshop with Eta Ingham Lawrie 10am-4pm
One Day Weaving Workshop.
Sat 16th September 2017
Both the beauty and technical content of Eta Ingham Lawrie's work is outstanding and all of her workshops are a sell-out, so you are warmly recommended to book as soon as you can...
The German-born artist uses wool to create works notable for their subtle range of colours and textures.
Mrs Ingham Lawrie, who is based in the Scottish borders, is a weaver of wall hangings, working much of the time on an upright loom, with an exhibition history dating back to a show in London in 1964.
She prefers to keep her art au naturel. “I use mainly sheep’s wool. It is very easy to dye, so one can achieve everything with it, from the finest threads to quite a thick structure.
“I find I can express the very heart of the landscape with the thick sheep’s wool.
“The colour tones needed can be obtained through the nuances, subtleties and delicacy of wool, more so than cotton.
“I dye 99 per cent of the wool myself, using both mineral and plant.”
This is a rare opportunity to learn some of her methods for yourself in a one-day course suitable for all ages and abilities.
Cost £40 includes all materials. Max 12 places