Living with Machines: Dobby loom demonstration
20 October 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Leeds City Museum
Visit the latest exhibition, Living with Machines: human stories from the industrial age, and see regular live loom demonstrations with Agnis Smallwood.
Agnis is a local freelance weaver and educator, often leadinf workshops at Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley. Agnis will explain how the dobby loom works to create beautiful weaved cloth using a traditional machine.
Visitors will be immersed in the sight and sounds of a working loom, seeing the process of weaving and how patterned cloth is created.
Agnis will be creating a bespoke piece of material for the museum which you will be able to see develop over the course of the exhibition.