Find machine embroidery courses, classes and workshops taught 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.
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.
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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, sometimes even easier, as you have to forget everything you’ve previously learned about precision and just go with the flow....
Weekly creative embroidery classes on Wednesday mornings from 10am - 12 noon during term time. Run by Sheffield based textile artist Dawn Ireland who is a practicing artist with over 20 years experience working in textiles and embroidery.
The classes are relaxed & informal, where you can experiment with hand and/or free-machine embroidery, and gain lots of ideas and inspiration. They are suitable for anyone, from those who would like to have a go at...
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.
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This course is really for those people who've never used their sewing machines, or have forgotten a lot of what they were told or never practised. If you're terrified of beginning or need someone to be there just in case... I'll be there for you! Don't forget to bring your machine.
What you will learn:-
You'll practise certain skills before you even thread your machine.
Transfer those skills to fabric.
Use your stitch list to...
Have you ever wanted to try free-motion embroidery on your sewing machine but didn’t know where to start?
I run workshops to help get you started using your machine for free-motion embroidery. During the day we will be learning the art of free-motion machine embroidery to create a fun and contemporary appliquéd panel. Ideas will be provided but you may work on any subject you like and you will end the day with a finished...
Create your own delicate lace bowl using free machine embroidery techniques. We trap small metallic fibres within to add a touch of sparkle and beads can be added if time allows.
Suitable for beginners, you will take home your decorated bowl for a small battery operated candle to sit in.
This workshop is suitable for all as no previous experience is necessary. I do offer an introductory class however if you would prefer...
Join our monthly machine embroidery class, we create and learn something new every time. On our next class we will make this lovely monochrome table runner all created in the hoop. This piece would look amazing in Christmas fabric. Don't have a machine embroidery machine? no problem we have some available for you to use. Please ask when booking.
Tutor - Susan English
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...
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...