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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.
Free-machine embroidery workshop
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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...
Lampshade making workshop with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
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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...
Architectural homage freehand machine embroidery / applique creative workshop
Architectural homage freehand machine embroidery / applique creative workshop
Kent - Next course on 7th September 2019
£59
Ever wanted to use your craft skills to create a work of art that pays homage to that very special or much admired building in your life? If so, then this is the workshop for you! Join Artist Stacey Chapman for this one day course where we explore the craft of freehand machine embroidery. You will learn all of the basics, plus how to transfer a design from a photo, find the important 'lines' in your reference photograph, and make your own pattern that depicts your chosen building, to cut...
Inspirational machine embroidery: one day a month over a year
Inspirational machine embroidery: one day a month over a year
East sussex - Next course on 9th September 2019
£605
Planned out over 11 separate sessions which take you through a complete understanding of what your sewing machine is capable of, and giving you plenty of chance to practise skills learned, this course will be fun, informative, creative and exciting. Some days we will create some background fabrics using quick processes such as tissue paper dyeing, glue stick resist, painting bondaweb, sweet papers. You will begin by learning about tensions and how these can be manipulated to make interesting stitches and textures, through exploring all the stitches your machine can...
Machine Patchwork & Quilting and many other courses
Machine Patchwork & Quilting and many other courses
Newport - Next course on 10th September 2019
£120
We run many craft courses including Machine Patchwork and Quilting. Learn all the skills you will ever need in our comprehensive 10 week course or take a day class in patchwork We have a comprehensive workshop programme that is available as a flip book on our website, where you can browse and book online. We also one on one tutorials. We are situated in the grounds of Tredegar House a National Trust property just off Junction 28 of the M4. We have disabled facilities in our Studio with extra wide...
Introduction to free motion machine embroidery
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Introduction to free motion machine embroidery
Devon - Next course on 14th September 2019
£45
If you have heard of the very addictive technique of free motion machine embroidery (where you draw with your sewing machine needle) and have always fancied having a go, then this one day workshop will introduce you to the basics of the technique. You will learn how to set up and control your sewing machine for free motion sewing. Then you will have plenty of opportunity to practice the technique producing an abstract piece of work where there is no right or wrong. I will then move on to using...
Introduction to Drawing with Stitch at Morley College London
Introduction to Drawing with Stitch at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 14th September 2019
£145
This introductory course in drawing with stitch starts at the beginning; from setting up your sewing machine and using it as a drawing tool, to combining stitched effects with simple applique using found and recycled fabrics. Explore and sample stitch as mark and line and use appliqué to introduce colour, shape and different fabric qualities. Develop imagery through using simple set drawing exercises and your own photographs or references. Translate these starting points onto fabric to create an individual stitched composition exploring colour, shape and line. By the end of...
Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
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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...
Paint, stitch and fuse with Lutradur
Paint, stitch and fuse with Lutradur
Merseyside - Next course on 17th September 2019
£45
Learn how to create textile art pieces with this wonderful medium. We’ll be painting, stitching and heat fusing, then cutting away to reveal beautiful lace like pieces. For the workshop you’ll create a delightful collage of butterflies or you can save them to apply to another project giving you a great dimensional effect. This technique is a really unique way of adding a 3D effect to your work – it can be used to make brooches and decorations of all kinds. This workshop is suitable for anyone who can use...
City & Guilds Textiles 7161
City & Guilds Textiles 7161
Newport - Next course on 18th September 2019
£800
Have you ever wondered what you are capable of? Do you feel ready for a challenge? Do you want to learn new skill and enhance existing ones? Would you like to share your creative journey with like minded people? The City & Guilds textiles hand and machine embroidery could be for you. In level 1 you will explore new design ideas, test new techniques for textile design, enhance embroidery skill and develop machine embroidery samples. You will find a home at Busy Bees sharing and learning new skills in a...

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