Price 48 PER PERSON
City GUBBIO (PG)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 15:00 - 17:00
Availability 6 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, ENG

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

You will be welcomed in my atelier, where I'll unveil you the magic and the secrets of hand-weaving. You will learn how a 4 and 8 healds loom works.
You could try yourself to use a loom, specifically a "telaio/cassetta", to create a little tapestry to bring back home with you. There will be various spun available so that you can free your creative energy.

SOME TIPS

The workshop is thought for everyone.
Minimum 2 participants.

YOUR LITTLE TAPESTRY

HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
You will be welcomed in my atelier, where I'll unveil you the magic and the secrets of hand-weaving. You will learn how a 4 and 8 healds loom works. You could try yourself to use a loom, specifically a "telaio/cassetta", to create a little tapestry to bring back home with you. There will be various spun available so that you can free your creative energy.
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MARIAGRAZIA
Price 48 PER PERSON
City GUBBIO (PG)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 15:00 - 17:00
Availability 6 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, ENG
SOME TIPS
The workshop is thought for everyone. Minimum 2 participants.

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