Textile Arts courses

Sub categories: Macrame & rope work, Silk painting & batik, Textile art, Upcycling

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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.

Warwickshire - Next course on 25th November 2017
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...
Worcestershire - Next course on 13th 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....
Herefordshire - Next course on 20th 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...
Mid Lothian
Tapestry Weaving for beginners workshops start at 10am and finish at 5 to 5.30pm. 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 hand craft, conducted on a wooden frame and used to make pictures, wall hangings and cushion covers. The picture is made...
Worcestershire - Next course on 3rd December 2017
"Create a wool painting" course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £70 (materials included) 11am- 6pm. This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool. Come along and bring a picture or a photo that you...
Hampshire - Next course on 25th November 2017
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:...
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...
Derbyshire - Next course on 23rd November 2017
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...
Tyne and Wear - Next course on 2nd February 2018
*************Please contact me to book this course as my website is under redevelopment at the moment. ***************** 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...
Felt making workshops in my craft room on our farm near Stratford upon Avon. Half day workshops run throughout the year, come and learn how to make beautiful felt, using wet felt technique. Your felt can be used to make a Kindle case, phone case or brooch or just use it as an art piece or wall hanging. Small groups ensures plenty of attention. Please get in touch on the email form above to arrange...