From October 17, 2022 to October 21, 2022
Basic weaving on the shaft loom
A course for learning the basics of weaving and how to weave ‘samplers’ on pre-prepared 4-to-8 heddle looms, to manage tensioning, shrinkage and shuttles, to repair broken threads and defects in the weave, to create impeccable selvedges.

course length: 18 hours

MON-THU from 9.30am to 1.30 pm

FRI from 9.30am to 11.30am 

total cost: € 370,00

+ Optional: afternoon workroom

available from Monday to Thursday from 2pm to 5pm and Friday from 11.30am to 1.30pm

The cost for each afternoon is € 10,00, to be paid directly to the Didactic Secretary. 

Basic weaving on the shaft loom - Teacher: Eva Basile

A course for learning the basics of weaving and how to weave ‘samplers’ on pre-prepared 4-to-8 heddle looms, to manage tensioning, shrinkage and shuttles, to repair broken threads and defects in the weave, to create impeccable selvedges.

Comparisons of the results obtained and the corresponding effects produced on industrial looms and at different reductions.

Having selected and purchased the materials they prefer; the students will have to opportunity to weave their own projects – runners or other items – on the hand-operated loom. 

the "Weaver" learning path

Deepen your practice

In order to complete the training it is possible to view other courses of the category "Basic Weaving" traning

See the second level of the "Basic weaving" course "Weaving on the shaft loom:  threading and drafting"

How to enroll for Basic weaving on the shaft loom

The course has reached the required amount of participants and will take place on the announced dates.
1. Send the application form
Please fill out the registration form and send it back to us via email to didat@fondazionelisio.org.
2. Pay the deposit
After sending the enrollment form, make the deposit payment using the same email address. The course will be activated to reach the minimum number of participants. You will be contacted by our staff to complete the registration.
€75,00
taxes incl.
3. Balance payment
After sending the enrollment form, make your payment using the same email address.
€370,00
taxes incl.