Sewing courses, workshops and classes taught all across the UK. Sewing is the age old process of using needles and thread to create stitches and seams. Learn how to sew (or just how to use your sewing machine!) to create beautifully tailored made-to-measure garments and home furnishings. Fans of the Great British Sewing Bee are in the right place!
- Next course on 24th November 2018
Imagine going to a summer event this year and proud as punch wearing your fascinator, telling everyone, "I made this!"
Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop at Colton Methodist Church, Colton, Leeds 15.
You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as veiling, beads and wire and crinoline.
You can learn how to make:
Make a Bag in a Day - Craft it Yourself!
This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory...
Join Esther Keen from Leather Needle Thread in Bristol to make a leather bag in a day. There is a choice of bucket bag or tote bag and a wide choice of beautiful coloured vegetable tanned full grain leather as well as metallic leather. Learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine. You will be able to mix and match leather colours and tweak the designs to make the...
One year Essential Soft furnishings accredited course near Hemel Hempstead. This course runs one day per week for the full academic calendar, with highly experienced tutor Maggi Loughran.
This practical and hands on course has been developed by the AMUSF to deliver the skills and knowledge necessary for participants wishing to enter a career in soft furnishings, or to continue their learning with recognition by accreditation. Suitable for beginners with an interest in the field...
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 10 week course, running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch.
Learn textile drawing & sketching with visiting textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns
this is a course for those who are passionate about creative textiles .You will work with mixed media techniques, fabric decoration to include some dyeing and printing. Followed by stitching with...
Buy sewing tuition on a pay as you go basis. Available Wednesday afternoon at Inkberrow Design Centre 1:30 - 4:30pm.
You need to inform IDC of your sewing project or your aims, such as wishing to learn to use a sewing machine. This is to ensure the tutor is aware of your expectations and can use the time effectively. We cater for all levels, from beginner to expert and provide a tutor to guide you...
- Next course on 23rd November 2018
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...
This is a workshop style weekend where you bring your own papercrafting, scrapbooking or wool/needlecraft projects with you, with no formal classes. The breakout sessions are informal and optional, giving you plenty of time to work on your projects.
An all-inclusive weekend retreat of crafting or scrapbooking, away from household chores; and plenty of quality time to spend on your photos and memories or your crafting projects.
Our home for the weekend is an old...
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...
Christmas Craft - Come along and learn a variety of skills and techniques to create some beautiful Christmas decorations.
All materials will be provided by Learn to be Crafty, unless of course you have a particular project in mind and wish to bring you own.
The philosophy at Learn to be Crafty is to learn something new, make friends, relax and have fun.
Contact us for further details.