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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!
Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
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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...
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...
Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
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Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th October 2019
£75
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 for a complete beginner or the more advanced embroiderer. You will choose from several different...
Embroidery - seascapes with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
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Embroidery - seascapes with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire
£75
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 want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is...
Embroidery - garden borders with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcestershire
Platinum AWARD
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Embroidery - garden borders with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcestershire
Worcestershire - Next course on 13th September 2019
£75
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- sometimes the most simple stitches are the most effective! This is suitable for a complete...
Crafts in the Valley - Felting & free motion machine embroidery workshop in Haworth, West Yorkshire.
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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...
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Platinum AWARD
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Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Kanto - Next course on 13th January 2020
£5199
Join Pat Archibald on an extraordinary journey to the Land of the Rising Sun! A fascinating fusion of old and new, Japan’s soaring skyscrapers and high-tech innovation sit side by side with historical pagodas and traditional shrines. A country with deep-rooted cultural and religious beliefs, Japan also has a long history of textile excellence – making this tour the trip of a lifetime for quilters, patchwork and embroidery aficionados alike. As you visit Tokyo, Takayama, Kyoto and Fukuoka, you’ll explore cultural sights, meet local crafts people and take in the...
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...
Textile Impressions of India
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Textile Impressions of India
Suffolk - Next course on 24th January 2020
£4995
This textile holiday will capture your imagination and introduce you to the colourful textiles and cultural wonders of India. We’ll enjoy the Republic Day parade in Delhi, travel on India’s fastest train to Agra and, the highlight of the tour for some, visit the Taj Mahal. In Jaipur we’ll take part in a block printing workshop and in Udaipur we’ll visit a foundation set up to teach women patchwork, applique and embroidery skills. In Ahmedabad we visit the Calico Museum, the premier textile museum of India and not forgetting, of...
Freehand (freemotion) machine embroidery workshop
Gold AWARD
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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...

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