Patricia Kinsella Textile Weaving Workshop ~ Florence, Italy 2019

Pat Kinsella’s Textile Weaving Workshop at Tessilarte in Florence was a huge success. We had a fantastic group of ladies from Australia, Ireland, USA and Canada, including absolute beginners and highly experienced weavers. Here are the scarves and samplers. Grazie mille Pat, we’re looking forward to next year’s workshop!

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I really loved it all, and the light touch you and Simon bring to a tour. To me it was essentially so much more wonderful than I dared to imagine! Thank you!
— Mary, Australia
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I have been thinking a lot about Florence and the workshop, and I just loved every minute of it. The accommodation was perfect and in a great location, and the tours were great. Now to the workshop with Patricia: there is only one word: FANTASTIC! Everybody loved it. You and Simon were so caring and organised as well that you made every day just wonderful…. As much as I am trying to think about, there was nothing negative at all! Thank you again for a wonderful time
— Michele, Australia
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After experiencing your wonderful tour in Florence I’m so impressed with the standard of your tours
— Gail, Australia

Handwoven Textiles ~ Fondazione Lisio Workshop, Florence Italy 2019

Thank you Eva and Cecilia at Fondazione Lisio for another wonderful textile weaving workshop. Our weavers found the workshop challenging and rewarding, producing some fabulous samplers on Lisio’s incredible antique jacquard looms. We’re looking forward to returning next May.

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This was the trip of a lifetime for me! I love Italy, weaving and history, so the tour was the perfect combination. Highlights for me were the class at Lisio, getting to design and weave a project on a Jacquard loom was a dream come true. I also loved the places that you arranged for us to visit, an amazing variety of experiences. Getting to meet and interact with the owners and family businesses was so exciting. I thank you for a wonderful tour and hope our paths cross sometime
— Jennie, USA
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So happy to have been able to weave on these looms!!
— Sharon, Canada
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An awesome experience
— Gail, Canada
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Instructor Eva Basile

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Read more about this workshop and tour from our 2018 weavers here