Heady wire weaving - double day workshop - 19th & 20th of October 2019


This is a double day workshop for an introduction to heady weaving. Your tutor, Nadja will show you everything you need to know to get started with heady weaving.


  • Category: Workshops Edinburgh
  • Duration: 06:30 Hours
  • Address: Corstorphine Hub  191 St John’s Road  Corstorphine Community Centre (Map)

Price:£140

Dates
Hours

Description

Saturday 19-10-2019 

This is a double day workshop to cover all basic aspects and beyond of heady weaving. Heady weaving is a very intricate form of wire weaving creating the most amazing designs. The designs are intended to create 'flow' that are pleasing to the eye and is mainly dominated by the focal stone. Designs can be done in copper, silver or pure gold, the techniques remain the same.

This double day workshop will begin at 9:30 am and will be wrapped up at 4 pm. on both days

Some of what you will learn on day 1:

  • Materials and gemstones
  • Wire gauges 
  • Information about soldering and soldering safety 

Start of the project

  • We will talk about different weaves and coils
  • how to create symmetry
  • soldering the frame
  • start of the basic design... 

The afternoon will be spent designing and creating various coils and wraps as our components for the pendant. Depending on how far we get, we will start to assemble the piece then continue with the assembly and finishing the following day.

Sunday 20-10-2019

This double day workshop will begin at 9:30 am and will be wrapped up at 4 pm. 

Some of what you will learn on day 2:

  • assembly of the components to our frame
  • finishing and trimming of excess wires
  • creating and adding in accent components
  • all about polishing and final touches
  • after care, how to keep your copper jewellery looking great

This is a fun filled weekend spent with like minded people and always a great experience for all involved! 

Tea and coffee and light snacks are provided, but bring any other refreshments you may want.

All materials and tools are provided by the tutor and you only need to bring yourself and enjoy the day!

Hope to see you there! 

Nadja