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Weaving and textile workshops

By |2019-04-08T14:40:56+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Interested in weaving but not sure where to start? We've got you covered! The craft course website is the ideal place to find weaving and textile workshops in the UK. Their aim is to connect people with thousands of talented artisans and teachers throughout the UK to encourage learning and to give you the opportunity to [...]

Getting to grips with your Harris loom

By |2019-02-07T12:40:54+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

We know that it can be a little daunting when you first start a new hobby. Especially with weaving, there is a lot to learn! That’s why we have put together a labelled diagram of our 8 Shaft Harris Table loom to help you further understand your loom. We hope this helps  If you need further assistance [...]

Frequently asked questions

By |2019-02-08T14:44:36+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

Our FAQ blog will address the most popular/frequently asked questions that we receive from our customers. We hope this helps and answers any questions you may have! Do you have resellers abroad? - No, we do not have resellers in other countries; we are based in Ashford, Kent (United Kingdom) however we do ship abroad so please see question [...]

Inspirational weaving and textile artists

By |2019-01-21T11:26:41+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: News|

There are a number of talented weaving and textile artists across the world, here we have three of our favourite that we hope will inspire you. Anni Albers Annie Albers was a German-born American textile artist and printmaker. She was famous for her creations and was known for “blurring the lines” between traditional craft and art. In [...]

Anni Albers Exhibition

By |2018-12-04T10:07:58+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

Anni Albers was a German textile artist and printmaker. She was famous for her creations and was known for "blurring the lines" between traditional craft and art. She had created many woven pieces during her time and in particular focused on geometric pattern compositions, some of her most famously known work is 'Red and Blue layers' and [...]

Beech to bench

By |2018-11-27T10:22:45+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Workbenches|

Are you wondering how our products are made? Take a look at our YouTube channel where you can see the process our products go through and the attention to detail and precision we put into every bench we make. All our products are made from solid prime grade beech that’s been steamed and kiln dried and [...]

Pinterest

By |2018-12-04T10:26:28+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|

Pinterest is a fantastic way to gain ideas and information, whether you're after inspiration for a project or advice and tips on weaving and woodworking then Pinterest is your go-to site. You can find a lot of weaving ideas on there, anything from scarfs and weaving baskets to wall hangings and pillowcases. Our favorite weaving advice is [...]

NC Computerised Loom in action at the University of Brighton.

By |2019-02-08T14:39:09+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Harris Looms|

After 2 years of Development and Extensive Testing, Harris Looms are excited to announce….The New Computerised Looms NC16 and NC24! Available as a 16 and a 24 shaft Loom. Our NC Looms have a weaving width of 24" and are fitted with dampers and other aspects to reduce noise pollution. The NC Looms come complete with [...]

What To Look For In A Workbench

By |2016-02-08T12:51:24+00:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Workbenches|

Any Design & Technology classroom should have workbenches that meets their needs. As one of the most prominent furniture in the room, it has to be both functional and durable. After all, hundreds, if not thousands, of students will be relying on it on a daily basis. If it gets in the way of learning in [...]

Our Top 10 Craft Pinterest Pins

By |2016-01-22T14:50:22+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|

Whether you are interested in woodwork; weaving; or dress making - Pinterest offers countless sources of inspiration as well as many how-to guides.   Here, we round up 10 of our favourite pins that we hope will inspire you!           One: 'Fall Tree' was created by designer Benjamin Graindorge and is made [...]