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Machine embroidery courses

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.

Cleveland - Next course on 9th July 2019
Come along and sew alongside like minded people - bring your own project or receive help to begin a new one. Sewing is a lot of fun, especially with other like minded people. This new social sewing event offers the chance to meet others, be inspired to complete existing projects or begin a new one. Support from a qualified textiles tutor is available - why not come along and see what you can create. Bring...
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...
Warwickshire - Next course on 19th August 2019
Needle Felting Workshop 10.00 am - 12.30 pm Needle felting is a process using a barbed needle to mat the woollen fibres onto a piece of felt instead of using soapy water and rolling wool to create a piece of felt (as used in wet felting). Once felting is completed you will be able to hand or machine embroider on top to further enhance the design. You may not have time to complete your design...
Warwickshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
Wet felting workshop 10.00 am – 12.30pm Please book in advance Wet felting is a method of producing felt from wool and other animal fibres. Warm soapy water is applied to layers of wool tops. Repeated agitation and compression causes the fibre to hook together to create a single piece of fabric. Using a choice of colours you can create lovely pieces – either by actually creating as you go or by experimenting with colour....
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 Midlands
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...
Cleveland - Next course on 10th July 2019
This workshop focusses on embroidering on various metals and can be completed with both hand and machine embroidery - or even a combination of the two. Initially you'll create some samples exploring embroidery on the metal, layering sheer fabrics and embossing on the metal. We then progress on to creating either a small piece of art work or a candle holder. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience, with a maximum number of...
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...
West Yorkshire
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
Devon - Next course on 28th June 2019
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...

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