These classes provide a stimulating environment in which to develop and explore the technique of tapestry weaving. New students will be taught basic tapestry weaving skills, which include:
SPRING TERM 2019: DATES TBC
1. Saturdays, 10a.m-5 p.m.
2. Thursday evenings/12 week course, 7 – 9 p.m.
- Thursday course: £130.00 (for all 12 evening sessions)
- Saturday course: £115.00 for all 3 day sessions (or £40.00 per session/1 day class)
NB: All students participating in a Kew Studio class must become Student Members at a cost of £5 per term or £10 for the year. Student membership brings students fully into the Kew Studio community, allowing them, among other things, the opportunity to take part in management meetings and to show their work at Studio exhibitions.
Payment for either course should be by cheque in advance to Kew Studio, or per session (by prior arrangement with tutor).
About the Tutor
William Jefferies studied tapestry at Edinburgh College of Art and then worked at the Dovecot before going on to do an MA at the Royal College of Art. He weaves to commission and produces speculative tapestries for exhibition. He has work in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Crafts Council, Scottish Arts Council and the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia.
He teaches at Morley College and Huron University, London. He regularly conducts workshops across the UK.