For complete beginners – a workshop and informal talk about weaving.

Inspired by the weavers met during Our Linen Story Tours in Scotland, Journeys in Design is supporting the development of local ‘Wild Weaving’ workshops.

In Edinburgh our Inaugural Workshop Lead is weaver Akshata Mokashi MA (Distinction) HWU Textile and Design. Akshata is joined by Guest Weavers to discuss elements of Weaving Practice. We are delighted to partner with Artiscience Library and Summerhall.

Attendees weave the weft of a pre-warped frame using materials found during a preceding walk in The Meadows, harnessing the hand-crafting and meditative benefits of walking and weaving. Dress for the weather. All materials and light refreshments provided.

Following a lunch break, workshop attendees are invited to stay for an informal talk by our Guest Weavers from 1.30pm to 2.15pm which is also open to others (capacity 30 in total).

This event is part of November 2019 Events in Edinburgh // Sustaining Futures

Welcome to our Edinburgh exhibition and events in November. This month we focus on Design Futures in Scotland: the Circular Economy, our repurposing efforts, sustainable material and product innovations, holistic community development and the tough choices faced by producers and consumers.

Our creative cluster of events this month:

The Thursday evening begins with an open viewing of the exhibition at 5.30pm, drinks served from 6pm, convening for our talk at 6.30pm sharp and drawing the event to a close around 8pm.