I provide online courses that you can take at your own pace. I also run live online classes as well as in-person workshops for both individuals and groups.

 STUDIO IN PERSON WORKSHOPS 

You may be coming to weaving for the first time or developing existing skills, either way it may be worthwhile to engage through email at first to inform the direction you would like to take.  If so feel free to email me at info@ainedunneweaver.com

All materials and equipment are supplied for these workshops.  Check course content, dates and booking information below.

 

Hand Spinning Workshops

Learn how to make your own yarn from sheep’s wool and local alpaca wool.

  • Finger spinning
  • Spinning on a drop spindle
  • Spinning on a wheel
  • History of spinning in Ireland
  • Use of hand spun wool
  • Resources

    

Upcoming Workshops

  • 1st  and 29th    October        2022
  • 5th and 19th    November   2022
  •  3rd and 17th   December    2022 
  •   14TH, 28TH JANUARY 2023
  •   11TH, 25TH FEBRUARY 2023
  •   11TH, 25TH MARCH 2023
  •   8TH and 22ND APRIL 2023
  •   13TH and 27TH MAY 2023
  •   10TH and 24TH JUNE 2023
  •   8TH and 22ND JULY 2023
  •   12TH and 26TH AUGUST 2023
  •   9TH and 23RD SEPTEMBER 2023
  •   7TH and 21ST OCTOBER 2023
  •   11TH and 25TH NOVEMBER 2023
  •   9TH DECEMBER   2023                                                       

Book Hand Spinning

  • €120 for individuals
  • €75 per person (groups of 2 – 4)
  • €50 per person (groups of 5 upwards)
  • Workshops run from 10am -  2pm

Absolute Beginners are very welcome for this Fun Workshop!

Tapestry Weaving Workshops

Suitable for all levels from complete beginners to advanced weavers. All are welcome. In this workshop Áine will cover:

  • Historical background
  • Loom types
  • Design
  • Preparing warp threads
  • Weaving
  • Finishing
  • Resources

  Upcoming Workshops

  • 8th and 22nd      October     2022
  • 12th and 26th    November2022
  • 10th and 21st     December 2022
  • 7TH and 21ST JANUARY 2023
  • 4TH and 18TH FEBRUARY 2023
  • 4TH and 18TH MARCH 2023
  • 15TH and 29TH APRIL 2023
  • 6TH and 20TH MAY 2023
  • 3RD and 17TH JUNE 2023
  • 15TH and 29TH JULY 2023
  • 5TH and 19TH AUGUST 2023
  • 2ND and 16TH SEPTEMBER 2023
  • 14TH and 28TH OCTOBER 2023
  • 4TH and 18TH NOVEMBER 2023
  • 2ND and 16TH DECEMBER 2023

Book Tapestry Weaving

  • €120 for individuals
  • €75 per person (groups of 2 – 4)
  • €50 per person (groups of 6+)

School Workshops

A series of workshops that enable children to trace the path from fibre to fabric.

Contact info@ainedunneweaver.com for details and bookings

Private Workshops - Individual or Group

If you would like to arrange a workshop please get in touch by emailing info@ainedunneweaver.com.

Live Online Classes (Zoom)

Classes run Monday to Friday 3 - 9pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 to 5pm  Irish Time.

For those of you who may be new to weaving  a 4-sided frame is needed. an old picture frame will suffice. You may also purchase a tapestry frame from a reputable firm such as weaversbazaar.com who sell adjustable tapestry frames for €35 and starter kits of choice tapestry wool mix.

Take the plunge and get started. It is such rewarding craft to participate in, rich, tactile, creative, ancient and therapeutic.

Length:  30 minutes
Cost: €30  includes handouts and short videos of techniques where necessary.