Tufting Workshop 2023 with Ruth O Reilly - Loop and Yarn
Date: Saturday 14 January 2023
Time: 11am - 3pm
Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery
Hosted by: Ruth O'Reilly - Loop and Yarn
Suitable for: Beginners, aged 18+
In this workshop you will be taught how to use an electric hand tufting machine to produce a wall piece with one to one guidance. All materials are provided including yarn, backing cloth, tufting machines & frames; frames will accommodate pieces up to 45cm x 45cm. There will be basic motif templates available on the day however participants are encouraged to attend with a simple design in mind.
Finished pieces will be taken & backed by the workshop provider and will be returned to The Biscuit Factory within 14 days for collection.
Ruth O'Reilly is the face behind Loop and Yarn. She is a designer maker from South Shields who creates vibrant rugs and wall pieces using a rug tufting gun. She is a Textiles and Surface Design Graduate from The Northern School of Art.
All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation and a reminder email close to the event - please check junk folders.
Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund.
Within two weeks of the workshop date places can be transferred into another name nominated by the attendee, or transferred to a future date.
Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop.
There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow car parks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit.