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Janet Renouf-Miller – (Spinning, Weaving)

  • Award winning textile expert
  • Accredited with Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
  • Taught spinning, weaving, dyeing, crochet, knitting and feltmaking at all levels for 20 years
  • Tutor at the Weavers, Spinners and Dyers National Summer School
  • Author of the book ‘How to spin – just about anything’
  • Past President of Dumfries & Galloway Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers
  • Founder of Ayrshire Handspinners

“I have been known to leave the house without my knitting or spinning but not often!” JR-M

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“This was a fabulous experience, one of the best last minute decision I have made. Janet was so patient and expert that I have now gained fundamentals of crocheting. The small group and retreat ethos meant I was able to relax and learn.”
“A wonderful weekend – great tutor who has taken care to ensure that attention was given to each person’s wishes.”
“An excellent course, knowledgeable tutor.”
“Janet was kind, supportive and clear and interesting.”
“This course was extremely useful – just what I wanted. I enjoyed the fast pace (but only because Janet was so helpful in explaining things!). It meant we covered a lot of techniques and were able to pickup processes leading to greater confidence. Thank you!”
“I have thoroughly enjoyed this course – we could get on with weaving straight away as Janet had the looms ready for us… Janet was very generous with her time and is an excellent tutor.”
“Excellent course inspiring (me) to go home and do more –  a new hobby.”
“Excellent, patient tutor.”
“Thoughtful and informative tutor.”

Upcoming Courses

March 2018


March 30th at 18:30 to April 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A unique and traditional craft using a Rigid Heddle Loom under patient guidance with time to complete your very own creation whilst developing the fundamentals of loom weaving. An easy, relaxing and fulfilling course. Janet Renouf-Miller (Ayrshire www.highamhall.com/janet-renouf-miller) Residential: £329 Non-residential: £233 inc. all materials

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April 2018


April 2nd at 18:30 to April 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With like-minded others, receive superb expert guidance and maybe try one of these crafts for the first time. Open-ended, an opportunity to learn about your less-practised techniques, with good food & a restful setting. Contact Janet beforehand to discuss what you wish to focus on during the Retreat (01292 550393 or mail@createwithfibre.co.uk). Janet Renouf-Miller (www.highamhall.com/janet-renouf-miller) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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