Appliqué courses, workshops and classes taught all across the UK. Appliqué is decorative, ornamental needlework in which fabric shapes are stitched or glued to a larger piece. Appliqué is French for 'to apply' and is used to create beautiful and exotic patterns on your table linen, bedding, clothing and more!
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby.Plenty of examples of stitched seascapes will be provided. You will be encouraged to create your own one off piece and design as you go.
Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most...
Buttons. Bud Vases and Tea Lights - Textures in Ceramics with Gwen Bainbridge. This day is suitable for all abilities.
Much of Gwen's work is defined by the unique incorporation of textile pattern into her porcelain, making her work so unique and admired.
Gwen will start the day by introducing you to porcelain clay, a beautiful material to work with; you are able to make quite fine pots as a complete beginner. You will learn...
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard.
These classes are suitable for students with minimal experience to advanced
Piped Edge Cushion with Lapped Zip Closure including Applique Design - This is a very constructive workshop teaching valuable techniques which are often used when making other soft furnishing projects....
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided but you will be encouraged to create your own one off piece. Lots of examples will be around to inspire your creative juices.
Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes...
Bespoke workshops to make a colourful bright Flag with your own unique design!
The technique used is reverse appliqué, where layers are sewn together then cut through leaving one layer, through which the light shines making them glow. Plenty of training is given on the use of sewing machines, if necessary. Beginners welcome.
Strong and Durable materials are used so these flags will last you a long time.
Small groups only to be held in...
New course for 2018 :
Join Sarah Ames for a day of discovery and fun creating some lovely pieces using free machinery embroidery techniques incorporating hand stitch, applique and embellishment.
Freehand machine embroidery is amongst the favourite of techniques in the crafting world, it's easy, quick, effective and produces a great range of results.
Your day with Sarah will teach you all the basic skills you need to use freehand machining on a variety of...
In this one day cushion cover making workshop, beginners will learn how to make a fabulous cushion with added appliqué decoration. The more experienced student will also be able to add piping to their cushion. This is a great course to bring out the interior designer in you. We’ll be working in a small group in our lovely purpose-designed textile studio.
Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and...
Join Bev and make your very own original drum Lampshade.
Using Bev’s designs or your own and working with a selection of fabrics you will firstly cut all the pieces to create your pattern. You will learn and incorporate applique and machine embroidery techniques into your fabric piece. The day will finish with the construction of your lampshade, ready to take away and fit to a lamp stand.
Suitable for Beginners and Improvers.
A day spent with the very talented ceramics artist Gwen Bainbridge creating textured tiles of sizes to suit you.
Whether they are to be incorporated in a kitchen wall setting, combined as a Triptych or simply used as single tile decorations or coasters is your choice. There are multiple uses for these delightful items.
‘Fall in Love’ with Applique Sewing Workshop
Mary Hall is the perfect tutor to help you ‘fall in love’ with sewing. Full of creative and inspirational ideas she will guide you step-by-step to make your own original applique machine stitched design and display it in a frame.
This workshop is perfect for beginners who have never touched a sewing machine before and for intermediates who are looking for some inspiration.
What is applique? To sew...