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A Weaving Workshop At Miss Kizzy...

Usually our little Sunday adventures around here include the kids. Last Sunday I took myself on my own solo adventure.  To learn something new. Something that I have been admiring for awhile. Wondering just how complex the whole process would be. So.. when I heard that the new shop in town was holding a 'weaving workshop' - I jumped, ran, at the chance to take part.   

Have you seen some of the crazy beautiful weaves/weavings/wall hangings around. I've been following a few on Instagram like.. Warped ThreadsWool and weave, and Julie Nicholson ArtistThey are just so lovely. 

Such a great way to dress up any room. Currently I've chosen to tackle my dining room area ... so stay tuned on that one. 

My great adventure begins by losing my card in the stupid ATM down the road, arriving a little late and being welcomed with big smiles, relaxed faces and busy hands. It was wonderful, about 10 eager ladies sitting around a table which was laden with an abundance of yarns and twines of so many beautiful colours.

Our host was Miss Kizzy's (aka Karen) and our teacher Julie NicholsonTwo, wonderfully inspiring women. The whole lesson went for about 4 hours and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute. 





I walked in not having any clue on how to make a weave and walked out with my very own handmade weave, created by... ME! 

Julie did a fantastic job teaching us all. The hardest part I found was picking my colours, but that didn't matter in the end, it all just came together. Every single weave made that day was beautiful and so uniquely different. Now I have my very own loom, I'm very keen to get started making another. If you have an interest in making your own weave then check out my Pinterest crafts board for a few links to some 'how to' for beginners sites.


This was my finished weave. It now proudly hangs on my bedroom wall. Not a bad effort for a beginner!

Start your own adventure - give weaving a go :)


xBec

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  1. Oh you clever girl - you did an awesome job. What a fabulous class to do. I had a go at weaving last year and I loved it, I really need to do it again as it was so soothing. xx

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    1. Isn't it just, so relaxing. I love the way it just comes together so easy. Thanks hun xx

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  2. What a lovely way to spend an afternoon! So great that you went out and did something just for you. And is that champagne I see at the class?! Looking forward to seeing some more of your weaving work. xx

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    1. Need to do these kind of things more often. Lol yep a sneaky champagne :)

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  3. What an awesome way to spend some time just for you. Look at what you made too! I have to put this on my list and do some collecting at the beach I think.

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  4. Oh, it's gorgeous. I first fell in love on Instagram and it looks even better bigger! Nice work lady. Think I need to give it a whirl. Thank you for the inspiration x

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  5. Oh Thank you. You should give it a go, so fun and very soothing x

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