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Textile arts courses, classes and workshops taught at locations all across the UK. Is your eye caught by bright and beautiful fabrics? Your gaze held by the allure of a perfect loom? Do you long to plunge your hand into sackfuls of fine merino wool? Textile art is as wide and varied as the numerous fibres available to man-kind. In this section you will find courses and workshops run by experienced dedicated textile artists, who will help you develop your own potential. You can learn techniques such as embroidery, batik, sewing, hand spinning, knitting, crochet, felting, rug making and weaving. A thriving modern art form, textile art courses are available up and down the UK, as short workshops, weekly clubs, weekend retreats or longer evening courses.

£55
Online & Cumbria - Next course on 7th July 2018
The class is in Debra's studio which is a delight for the senses. It is in a bright, inspirational and spacious old church now a community centre. You will learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art, abstract and landscapes/floral using a wonderful selection of merino wool (over 120 colours), silks of all kinds and colours, and different breeds of wool as well as other fibres. Debra is a calm and experienced teacher...
£68
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd June 2018
New date added 23rd June 2018 Make a lovely Hare of sitting height is approx 34 cm plus the ears . You can decide your own pose, either with ears up, or "moongazing" with the ears back. We will be using natural brown wools, all materials and tools are provided. A full day workshop learning new methods which will inspire you to make more felted creations in future! Annis is highly accomplished in needle felting...
£400
Somerset - Next course on 10th September 2018
Come and learn about weaving and create your very own scarf. This course can be as in-depth as you like with a variety of options available! Payment packages available: £50 non refundable deposit on booking, pay off as and when you can as long as its paid off 2 weeks before the date of your booking. STARTER PACKAGE: 2 Days long. £250 Weave yourself a small scarf (25cm x 150cm) on an already prepared loom....
£30
Kent
Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet, or maybe brush up on an old skill? You have come to the right place. My crochet workshops are designed to inspire and ignite creativity, from beginner classes through to teaching advanced students. Wherever your skills lie there will be something for you. Classes vary from teaching the complete beginner, to days teaching the art of the granny square (and there are many, many beautiful designs out...
£55
Cardiff - Next course on 29th June 2018
Join us in this fabulous venue in Cardiff for a needle felting workshop, making mythical creatures - mermaids, or dryads. Suitable for all levels, and for all ages above 11 years old. We will be using and learning about native wool, and using barbed needles to sculpt it into the shape of our mythical forms. I will have some resources available for reference, but please do bring books or photographs too if you wish. We...
£265
Isle of Wight - Next course on 31st August 2018
Learn the skills of macrame on a delightful mini-break on the Isle of Wight. This is a residential course and the cost includes three nights stay in one of our amazing Tiny Home cabins. Priced for two people sharing. About your tutor: Isabella Strambio is a self-taught maker. She has always been attracted to all things hand-made and started a blog that followed her journey to learn 12 crafts in 12 months, in 2016. She...
£485
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 30th August 2018
Colouricious Printology is a 3 day block printing course for textile surface design. Learn how to block print on a Colouricious Printology residential textile workshop teaching you how to block print onto fabric and paper, gelli printing & stencil art. All 3 days will be timetabled and structured. You will cover: Pattern theory, layering techniques, masking, block printing, gelli printing, decolourant, stencils & sewing projects.
£80
Warwickshire - Next course on 23rd June 2018
This workshop's perfect for beginners and those with some experience. All equipment's included - just bring your ideas and enthusiasm! Throughout the day you'll make a needle felt animal or pet of your choice and I'll guide you closely showing you how to create and join different shapes, how to felt around wire, which fleece to choose, and how to add adorable character so that by the end of the day you'll be ready to...
£70
Herefordshire - Next course on 22nd June 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. For the course cost you can choose which animal you would like to make (within reason!), but...
£60
Hampshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
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: Woven Textiles. She...