Peg loom workshop
Join Helen Keogh at her open studio for a peg loom workshop.
Helen Keogh is a designer and maker of one-off, hand made fashion textile goods. Her range includes unique hand woven clutches, bags and fashion scarves for men and women in luxury fibres, as well as a collection of beautifully hand painted individual silk scarves. All of Keoghs’ individual hand finished creations use the most beautiful fibres and patterns to create unique heirloom pieces.
A peg loom is a simple weaving loom. Handheld weaving sticks use the same principle. A peg loom is a board, usually wooden, with one or more rows of holes, and a set of wooden or nylon pegs which fit into these holes. Each peg is a dowel with a hole drilled along its diameter near one end.
Participants will learn the basics to create a piece during the workshop. The cost of the workshop includes materials and participants can take the peglooms home with them.
Experience level: beginner
Money made from workshops and 10% of artwork sales will be donated to a textiles village in Gujarat India, to help buy supplies for their weaving and embroidery work. Keogh went on a textiles cultural tour through Gujarat last December.