Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works:
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Prices: Adults £5.00, Children £2.50, Under 4's free - Tickets available on the gate on the day.
The European Textile Forum 2018 will take place from November 5 to November 11, at the Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology in Mayen, Germany. The Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology is the experimental archaeology research center of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM).
This one day workshop is aimed at both complete newcomers to the craft of basket weaving and also those who have a bit of experience and would like to improve their skills. Make a small basket and learn about the growing, harvesting, storing and preparation of the willows for working.
€80 per participant
Course will cover the art of the bow-making and the use of bows in hunting and warfare. This is a practical hands-on course. Participants will learn to shape and form traditional bows, to make string from natural raw materials. At the end of the course, participants will leave with their very own bow.
(hand tools & materials included)
The annual Iron Smelting Days are the largest gathering of its kind in Europe, with blacksmiths, artists and archaeologists gathering around a dozen or so iron smelting furnaces. It is a unique chance to learn a lot in very short time about the process of producing iron in the old days.
NESAT XIV Finland organizers would like to announce that the call for papers, posters as well as research and/or crafts exhibitions is now open. Paper and poster proposals focusing on prehistoric and historic textiles are welcomed. Papers and posters may present the contextual analysis of textiles and new methods in textile research.
From the 24th to the 26th of May 2019, for the first time a blacksmith's meeting takes place at the Federseemuseum Bad Buchau in Southern Germany, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "Horsebows: Archaeology. Reconstruction.