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Textiles courses, classes, schools and workshops all across the UK. There are hundreds of textiles courses here if you are interested in learning batik, crochet, curtain making, cushions, dressmaking, dyeing, embroidery, fascinator making, felting, hand-spinning, hat-making, lampshades, leather bags and shoes, interior design, knitting, leatherwork, needle-felting, patchwork, quilting, rug making, sewing, silk painting, textile arts, up-cycling and weaving. Textiles as a category is as wide and varied as the numerous fibres known to man. These courses and workshops are run by experienced and dedicated textile artists, who will help you develop your own creative potential. Learn the techniques and create within this thriving modern art form. Textile courses are available as short courses, weekly clubs, weekend retreats, evening classes, half day, full day, weekend and week long workshops.

£80
Warwickshire - Next course on 26th May 2018
Needle felt artist Sophie Wheatley welcomes you to a delightful day learning how to needle felt and adorable needle felt animal at a workshop in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Workshops are held in an all purpose garden studio which is a haven for you to visit and be treated to a day of felt creativity, good food and beautiful surroundings. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect environment for you to enjoy a...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 24th January 2018
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....
£70
Herefordshire - Next course on 29th January 2018
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. The needle-felting courses are held at Trumpet Corner Gallery and Tea Room, which is just outside Ledbury...
£70
Mid Lothian - Next course on 3rd March 2018
Workshops are for beginners, (and post beginners!) and start at 10am and finish around 5 to 5.30pm. Held at home, in my attic studio, Temple is a small village, just 15 miles south of Edinburgh. Everything you will need is supplied, and the price also includes Lunch and Refreshments throughout the day. You will take home your finished piece and may even purchase a Frame to make it extra special. Tapestry weaving is a traditional...
£60
Worcestershire - Next course on 18th February 2018
"Felted Poppies and Daffodils" course: This is a complete beginner or experienced artist workshop 11am-5pm Make beautiful felted poppy and daffodil during this enjoyable and relaxing workshop taught by a professional artist. Learn how to make a complex 3D seamless flower which you could wear as a brooch or attach to a bag or a hat. Explore wet felting techniques and processes as well as experiment with various fibres and colours. All in one workshop!...
£60
Hampshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
Wall-Hanging Weave Workshop Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. Meet the Tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design:...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 13th February 2018
Upholstery and Upcycling workshop. Full Day. Whether you want to upholster an old foot stall, recover and revise a lampshade and stand, use decoupage to create a quirky chest of drawers, make a roman blind or simply learn to use a sewing machine....this is the workshop for you! Lucy has oodles of skills and ideas to inspire you! From decoupage, paint effects, fabric application and quirky design concepts, this workshop will give you the skills...
£60
Norfolk
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep. You will learn what...
£55
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 4th February 2018
Lena Archbold lives and creates in the North East of England. Lena is an experienced crafts tutor, a feltmaker, a textile artist who loves to create bespoke, one-off ‘wearable art’ garments. She creates and run workshops from her studio in Team Valley, Gateshead just off A1. Paint with wool and other fibres, create a wool picture and learn basics of feltmaking in the comfort of my colourful feltmaking studio. Max 7 places. This workshop is...
£150
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with felting experience. It is limited to 6 places so everyone gets individual attention and the coaching they need to make their picture. You will be working from an inspirational image that you have brought with you, I will walk you through all the processes you need to know to create your Felt Picture. Day 1 Is all about building your picture, using a combination of pre...