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Appliqué courses

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!

Dorset - Next course on 21st July 2019
Learn the techniques that I have developed and use in making my still life textile work. Make your own patterns from favourite objects that you bring along (or from objects in my collection),working with painted and printed fabrics, layered and stitched in place to create vibrant and intricate arrangements. As in my landscape courses, no specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are necessary but please bring a machine if possible, fabrics that particularly inspire you(I...
Dorset - Next course on 7th July 2019
On this one-day course, the techniques of layering and stitching fabrics that I have developed will be used to build up a landscape. Learn how to use colour and texture to create depth, using a simple running stitch on either an electric or hand sewing machine. No specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are needed for this technique but by incorporating drawing and painting, you will be sure of making original and unique work as...
Using pre-cut fabric and embroidery threads you will create your own picture themed around hearts and flowers. Finish up by raiding the extensive stash of buttons, sequins, ribbons and other trims. Fun for all levels of ability, no artistic talent needed. The finished piece can be framed to hand on a wall or incorporated into another project. Your tutor will be Hannah, the owner of Stitching Kitchen. She set up the business in 2017 to...
West Sussex
Learn how to create art using your sewing machine. After practicing and you are happy, you will design and create a piece of sewing art. Upon booking your class we will discuss what you would like to make. This can be either a cushion cover, a small fabric bin or a tote bag, classes can also be applique bunting, 3D pictures and lampshades. These classes can be 1:1 or up to 3:1. Please contact me...
West Yorkshire
Landscape in Curves Workshop - An introduction to curved piecing, suitable for beginners to curved quilting techniques. You will learn: To cut and sew simple curves Create depth with colour Create texture with machine embroidery Please get in touch via the contact form above for more information and bookings.
Creative craft course - Artshade lampshades Learn how to make a gorgeous drum lampshade On this workshop you will be learning to paint fabric and to build up your picture using applique, hand & free machine embroidery, to create your own embroidered lampshade
Essex - Next course on 14th July 2019
In this one day workshop Beginner’s 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. What you will need to bring All materials are included Bring the sewing machine you are used...
Hand Stitching, Embroidery and Applique. Slow down and stitch for the day, be inspired and share ideas with like-minded people. You will work with small squares of fabric trying out different techniques, embroidery stitches and applying fabrics. The squares can then be patched worked together to create a wall hanging or picture. Throughout the day you will share ideas and create beautiful little squares which you can continue to create at home. You will need...
Bring your own sewing machine and learn how to drop the feed to do freehand machine embroidery and appliqué with multi award winning embroidery designer Jan Knibbs. A selection of fabric, machine embroidery threads and hoops will be provided but bring your own if you can. If time allows we will also look at doing machine embroidery on dissolvable fabric.
Shropshire - Next course on 4th August 2019
Stained Glass Applique Stained glass windows have been around for centuries with their bold patterns and rich colours and are an inspiration to textile artists. During this one day course you will learn and make your own small textile wall-hanging, creating a strong design to frame vivid colours in order to imitate the appearance of stained glass. You will need to bring: Sewing machine with zig zag foot (essential) and basic sewing kit. e.g scissors,...

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