Fancy learning a new skill, making new friends, spending a day in beautiful Swaledale...then come and join us for a creative craft workshop.

Workshops 2023

Weds 11th Jan – Spinning for Beginners

Sat 21st Jan – Spinning for Beginners

Weds 25th Jan – Rag Rugs

Weds 1st Feb – Rigid Heddle Weaving for Beginners

Weds 8th Feb – Peg Loom Weaving

Weds 1st March – Spinning for Beginners

Weds 15th March – Further Rigid Heddle Weaving

Sat 25th March – Spinning for Beginners

Tues 28th March – Spinning Art Yarn (not suitable for beginners)

Have you ever fancied learning to spin, weave or make rugs?  Well you’ve come to the right place here at The Threshing Barn.  Janet runs craft courses tailored exactly to your needs and to suit exactly when you want to come. Her craft courses are arranged at times convenient to yourself.  

We can do courses on: Spinning (Beginners and Art Yarns), Rigid Heddle Weaving, Felting (both wet and needle), Batik, Silk Painting, Rag Rugging and Acid Dyeing Yarn and Fibre. 

You’ll find more information below – click on the ones you’re interested in to find out more.

Full Day Craft Courses run from 10 am – 4.30 pm. 

The cost of a Basic Course is £75 per person, per day. 

Weaving Courses at The Threshing Barn

We hold a series of introductory weaving courses using a selection of weaving methods and materials. We have three courses to choose from.

Rug Making Courses at The Threshing Barn

You will never throw away old blankets, bed sheets, woollen jumpers, tee-shirts, fleeces etc once you have been to this rug making courses.

Felt making courses

We offer a large variety of felt making courses at different levels using a selection of wools. which all produce different quality felt.

  • To purchase materials or to order any spinning and weaving supplies you can't find here online please email or phone.
  • We try to keep our opening hours up to date but if you are making a special trip please phone beforehand to make sure we are in,
  • All major credit cards accepted (except American Express).

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