An Introduction to 2 Dimensional Weft Twining with Lissa de Sailles

Course Overview

Over two days you will learn how to make a variety of small samples:

  • Begin your project with four different starts
  • How to increase stakes
  • How to make patterns employing 2,3,4 and 5 strand twining
  • How to  open twine with precision and evenness of stitches
  • How to finish your project with a border or fringe

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Materials List

Please bring sharp scissors, notepad, pen.

Lissa will supply all materials which will include metal rings, paper twine of varying widths and colours.

Materials fee: $50

Workshop Terms

While our fibre art workshops are usually held in the gallery's historically significant workshop space, the workshop venue may change according to the needs and wishes of the artist tutor. Likewise, the times of the workshops may vary depending on the type of workshop and its presentation.

Timeless Textiles Gallery will, at its own discretion, where a participant is unable to attend a fibre art workshop, an exchange or credit note will be made available or a refund of the  deposit or payment in accordance with the following Workshop Refund Policy.

Major commitments must be met, and in fairness to all, the policy concerning the refund is:
Cancellations 3 months prior to workshop date - refund 80% fees paid
Cancellations 2 months prior to workshop date- refund 50% fees paid.
Cancellations 1 month prior to workshop date- no refund.


08 - 09 Jul 2023


All Day




Timeless Textiles Gallery


Timeless Textiles Gallery
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW, Australia