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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.

£45
Online & Cumbria - Next course on 17th March 2018
The class is in Debra's studio, which is in a bright, inspirational and spacious old church. You will learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art, using a wonderful selection of merino wool (over 120 colours), silks of all kinds and colours, different breeds of wool as well as other fibres. Debra is extremely generous with her materials and skills and will introduce you to every imaginable way of incorporating different textures and...
£400
Somerset - Next course on 19th March 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....
£55
Cardiff - Next course on 22nd March 2018
Join us in this fabulous venue in Cardiff for a needle felting workshop, making a 3D hare. 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 hares. I will have resources available for reference, but please do bring books or photographs too if you wish. We will break at 12.30 for...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 26th February 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....
£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...
£70
Herefordshire - Next course on 22nd February 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 of £70.00 you can choose what animal you would like to make (within...
£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 6th May 2018
"Felted Poppies and Daffodils" course: This is a complete beginner or experienced artist workshop 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! Enjoy...
£60
Hampshire - Next course on 24th March 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:...
£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...