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Needlework courses, workshops and classes all across the UK. Browse through our appliqué, crochet, embroidery, knitting and patchwork & quilting courses to find your ideal creative outlet!

£70
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...
£180
Cumbria
Over three days we will create a beautiful hand embroidered beetle – you will learn goldwork, silk shading and various surface stitches and will work on white linen. Come and enjoy brushing up on your embroidery skills or learn some new techniques - the class is suitable for beginners or those with some experience. At the end of the course you will have learnt several traditional embroidery techniques, some tricks of the trade and will...
£70
Dorset - Next course on 15th June 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...
£115
Bristol
This new design covers a wide range of basic embroidery stitches to create a pleasing cottage garden scene. It is stitched on even weave linen and can be finished your own choice of lining fabric and ribbon, this will be stitched over a 12 week course. The class runs from 1-3pm weekly.
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 15th June 2019
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...
£50
South Yorkshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
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...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. Many garden border samplers will be shown as examples and once you have chosen your colours and fabrics and threads, you will be guided through each stage. You will be shown how to layer fabrics successfully and use stitches to build up textured flowers and foliage-...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 25th May 2019
25th May is the last time this workshop will be delivered! This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. Plenty of examples of stitched seascapes will be provided. You will be encouraged to create your own one off piece and design as you go. Stitches can be as complicated as you...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 9th June 2019
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided and you will be encouraged to create your own one off unique piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable...
£75
West Yorkshire - Next course on 16th June 2019
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...