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Shaped/3D Tapestry Masterclass

Shaped/3D Tapestry Masterclass

Code: M007

Price per place: £100.00

In this two-day masterclass, students will weave a design supplied by the renowned tapestry artist Barbara Burns, created specifically for weaving a shaped, three-dimensional tapestry in the form of a mini-corset.

Payment is by two instalments with an initial deposit of £100 to secure a place and the second payment of £150 due on 20th September 2019.

The event will open with an evening presentation on her work by Barbara. Participants can expect to weave a partial, mini-corset, and learn the techniques to successfully pull warps to shape the corset. They will leave the Masterclass with an understanding of all the steps to develop and create a full size, wearable or mini-corset to specific dimensions. 

Studio activities will be supported by a presentation by Barbara of her experiences with designing and weaving shaped and three-dimensional tapestries.

This Masterclass is available at two locations and dates

Evesham, Worcestershire. 6th - 8th October 2019 (Heallreaf managed)

Angmering, Sussex. 11th - 13th October 2019 (weaversbazaar managed)

The booking fee includes tuition, free access to a weaversbazaar's range of yarns, lunches and refreshments. Participants will need to cover their own accommodation and evening meals. On booking, confirmation with full joining instructions will be sent. 

Barbara Burns is an internationally recognised tapestry artist whose newest figurative tapestries exploring sexuality and exposure are influenced by her experience as a burlesque and belly dancer. You can read more about her and see examples of her work on her web site.

Barbara Burns' visit to the UK is supported through a collaboration between weaversbazaar and Heallreaf, the international tapestry exhibition.

"Thank *you* for being such a great and patient teacher! I had a wonderful weekend and learned a lot. This workshop was well worth every penny." DT. Student of this Masterclass delivered in the USA.

Terms & Conditions: The full fee is required in advance to secure a place.  A full refund will be made if a booking is cancelled up to 7 days before the Masterclass starts. No refund will be made if a booking is cancelled within 7 days of the start of the Masterclass and we are unable to resell the place. 

Please note: This is not a beginning class. Students need to be familiar with basic tapestry techniques and know how to warp their tapestry loom.

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Unit price 50g/1.8oz: £2.20 

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Unit price 50g/1.8oz: £3.00 

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Unit price 25g/0.9oz: £3.40 
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Unit price 50g/1.8oz: £6.50 


Unit price 50g/1.8oz: £8.85 
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