Creative compassionate weaving for trauma or loss

by Mairi Breslin in Dunmore, Scotland, United Kingdom

We did it
On 29th May 2019 we successfully raised £9,710 with 26 supporters in 28 days

We aim to offer practical handweaving projects which will bring together trauma and loss survivors in a compassionate, creative environment.

by Mairi Breslin in Dunmore, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Elizabeth Rolls 20th May 2019

Well done Mairi! What a fitting tribute to your son. With all good wishes to those whose lives will be woven together by this enterprise. Kind regards Liz Rolls

Gwyneth Maynard 10th May 2019

Love the idea, happy to support the venture. Have taken on two weaving rewards, hope to have them on the same day, Saturday 24th August, please, as busy other times.....and coming with a friend, mentioned on my other pledge! Thanks, Gwyneth

Gwyneth Maynard 10th May 2019

Great idea. Happy to support. Could I book the 24th August, please, for me and my friend Lynda Wilson, am booking a session for her also. Gwyneth

Carole Gascoigne 2nd May 2019

Great project, good luck Dunmore Weaver, health and well being through the art of weaving is a wonderfully accessible approach for everyone.

rhona.alcorn 1st May 2019

A small step towards your goal, and I'll have a wonderful day learning to weave. We're winners all round x

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£50 or more

£50 to design and weave your own tartan scarf!

Design and weave your own fun tartan, checked or striped scarf, on a rigid heddle loom, at a full day workshop at our studios in Stirling. Perfect for a gift for someone who has everything, or to treat yourself with!

£10 or more

£10 or more

£10 or more puts your name (or the name of the person you are donating for) on the wall of fame on our website

£20 or more

£20 buys a gift from our range of samples

We will send you one of our handmade products carefully chosen from the sample range (mug mat, brooch, purse) to keep or gift.

£30 or more

£30 buys a weaving workshop and scarf to take away

Come and weave your own single colour scarf on our rigid heddle weaving looms at our workshops in Stirling, with a half day workshop. Choose your own colours, textures and designs and make a beautiful unique scarf to take home with you.

£40 or more

£40 buys a pair of organic cotton dishtowels

We will hand weave a set of two dishtowels, of your own colour choice, on 100% organic cotton. Perfect for a wedding or housewarming gift, or as a treat for your hard working kitchen!

£45 or more

Handwoven picnic blanket for £45

Our handwoven picnic blankets are much admired, but are strictly limited items. We will handweave a 30 inch by 60 inch checked picnic blanket, in a choice of three colour schemes. We use hardwearing Scottish wool and the blanket comes with a carrying handle to take out on those long, sunny summer days.

£75 or more

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£75 to learn how to weave from start to finish

Join us for an intensive day of weaving training on the rigid heddle looms, at a mutually suitable date. Have free use of all of the equipment in the studio, along with the vintage silks, recycled sari silk, organic cotton, whatever we have in stock. Take home what you make.

£500 or more

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£500 to sponsor a portable loom

Wow thank you! You are buying a portable loom which will be used for the projects we run. We will engrave a message of encouragement on it from you. We can dedicate this to a loved one, if you choose to dedicate it. You will be invited to weave a scarf on the loom at a dedication event at our studios in Stirling.

£600 or more

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£600 for a weaving party to rememember Wine! Cake!

We will bring our looms to your space (within 30 miles of Stirling) or host you at our studios, for a fun private weaving workshop for six people. Make an extra long banner for the group, or weave items individually. All materials and refreshments provided

£1,000 or more

2 of 3 claimed

£1000 sponsors a loom which allows weaving for all

Thank you so much, most generous benefactor! Your gift will provide a full size loom, suitable for adaptation for people with disabilities. We will engrave the loom with your dedication, so everyone using the loom will be aware of your kindness. You will be invited to our private dedication workshop in Stirling, where the loom will be set up for you to weave your own scarf on it, to take home.

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