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Find free motion (machine) embroidery courses, classes and workshops all across the UK. Learn the art of free motion or freehand machine embroidery, using coloured threads to create stunning textiles. Machine embroidery is extremely popular; sewing machines can create incredible effects in a fraction of the time of traditional hand embroidery. If you would like to learn machine embroidery please browse our many courses and workshops and be inspired by an expert embroidery teacher who will share their skill with you.
Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
(127)
Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 17th September 2019
£75
Machine embroidery is now such a popular art form and can be done in so many different ways. You will learn several techniques and use fabric, paper and paint during the day. Julie aims to show you many ways that machine embroidery can be used with plenty of examples to inspire you. Suitable for beginners, and sometimes it's even easier if you are a beginner, as you have to forget everything you’ve previously learned about precision and just go with the flow. You will need to bring your own sewing...
Free-machine embroidery workshop
Platinum AWARD
(59)
Free-machine embroidery workshop
South Yorkshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£50
Free-machine embroidery is a fun and exciting way of ‘drawing’ with your sewing machine. Suitable for complete beginners who haven’t used a machine before to experienced sewers who would like to have a go or refresh their skills. I enjoy teaching and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch. During the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch'. I will show you how to set up your machine for free-machine embroidery, how to stretch fabric onto an...
Crafts in the Valley - Felting & free motion machine embroidery workshop in Haworth, West Yorkshire.
Platinum AWARD
(21)
Crafts in the Valley - Felting & free motion machine embroidery workshop in Haworth, West Yorkshire.
West Yorkshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£75
Felting and free motion machine embroidery workshops. Creating watercolours in wool! Crafts in the Valley offers these creative textile workshops at the quirky Cobbles and Clay Cafe in the historic town of Haworth in West Yorkshire. These workshops are run by two experienced facilitators, myself Melanie Louise, and Linda Lewis. Refreshments and lunch are provided by Cobbles and Clay who serve up a wholesome bowl of soup with rustic bread, followed by a delicious slice of cake with tea and coffee! Full day workshops start at 10.30am and finishing at...
Lampshade making workshop with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
(19)
Lampshade making workshop with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st September 2019
£75
This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your sewing machine in the normal way that’s fine, you could even entirely hand stitch it...
Freehand (freemotion) machine embroidery workshop
Gold AWARD
(14)
Freehand (freemotion) machine embroidery workshop
Staffordshire
£45
In this fab workshop you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines. You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, ‘drawing’ with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics. By the end of the class you’ll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away. You will learn how to: * Set your machine up ready for freehand machine embroidery * What Tools are...
Residential two day machine embroidery workshop
Gold AWARD
(6)
Residential two day machine embroidery workshop
Surrey
£145
Learn the art of machine embroidery! In this fun and inspiring two day workshop you will learn how to really make the most of a sewing machine, using it to create a diverse set of samples and images with a range of visual effects, from 'drawn' to decorative. You can work from your own images (drawings and/or photos) or from some of mine. As the course is run for no more than 2 people at a time, it can be tailored very much to individual needs and requirements. By the...
Machine embroidery - flora & fauna
Gold AWARD
(6)
Machine embroidery - flora & fauna
Surrey
£65
In this fun and inspiring workshop you will learn how to really make the most of a sewing machine, using it to 'draw' and create a set of unique images based on flora and fauna. You have the choice of working from your own images (drawings and/or photos) or from some of mine. As the course is run for no more than 2 people at a time, it can be tailored very much to individual needs and requirements. By the end of the day you will have: - Learnt how...
Seedheads, grasses & flowers - machine embroidery workshop
Bronze AWARD
(3)
Seedheads, grasses & flowers - machine embroidery workshop
Devon - Next course on 18th October 2019
£55
I am a self taught textile artist based in Mid Devon. I have always had a love of both sewing and art and have now combined the two interests to create beautiful individual pieces of textile art inspired by nature. I am both a member of the Devon Artist Network and also The Society For Embroidered Work. Free motion machine embroidery is a very addictive technique which is becoming very popular. Learn how to draw in stitch using your sewing machine, and take home a finished piece of textile art...
'Applique & Stitch' discovering machine embroidery: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
(3)
'Applique & Stitch' discovering machine embroidery: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£68
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 projects. (Note : it must be possible for the feed dogs on your sewing machine to be dropped to permit...
Machine Embroidery Landscapes in Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Gold AWARD
(6)
Machine Embroidery Landscapes in Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
£50
During this 3.5 hour class you will be creating your own Machine Embroidery Landscapes using a mixture of fabric, paper, paint & stitch. The emphasis will be on developing ideas and and producing samples using a mixture of media and techniques and having fun with colour and texture. Some experience of machine embroidery would be an advantage for this class - also suitable for those with more advanced skills. You will need to bring your own sewing machine with embroidery foot & be able to lower/cover the feed dog. You...

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