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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.
Powertex art journal workshop
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Powertex art journal workshop
Essex - Next course on 8th September 2019
£35
Powertex art journal workshop is a very creative class that will introduce you to the magic of Powertex. This workshop will open your eyes to the endless opportunities to create. You will learn how to use Powertex, sculpt fabric and reuse, recycle and up-cycle different materials to create beautiful and unique piece of art that you will take home with you. All art journals are A5 size. Powertex is a very versatile product. Once you start using it, you will not want to stop. It’s an environmentally friendly, water-based, non-toxic...
Needle felted animals with Feltworld
Platinum AWARD
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Needle felted animals with Feltworld
Staffordshire - Next course on 25th August 2019
£35
During this half day workshop you will create a needle felted animal or a flat picture of an animal. Full day courses are also available on request and via my website. You will learn to needle felt a small animal or you also have the option of making a lovely picture if the 3 D sculpting is not for you. Using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. Half day- Small animals could be an owl, penguin, bird or similar. Full day you would make a more substantial animal i.e...
Textile Still Life Workshop
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Textile Still Life Workshop
Dorset - Next course on 17th August 2019
£70
Learn the techniques that I have developed and use in making my still life textile work. Make your own patterns from favourite objects that you bring along (or from objects in my collection),working with painted and printed fabrics, layered and stitched in place to create vibrant and intricate arrangements. As in my landscape courses, no specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are necessary but please bring a machine if possible, fabrics that particularly inspire you(I will also have a good supply of fabric available) and, of course, items that you...
Advance needle felt animal - characterful mice
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Advance needle felt animal - characterful mice
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£75
Full day course, suitable for those who have some experience needle felting and would like tips for more advanced work. The tutor is Maxine Lowery, creator of fantastic, lifelike animals, from teacup mice to elephants and stags Learn to add character to a needle felted mouse, use a wire frame and design an outfit. Courses start with introductions and a welcome drink at 9.30 and run through to 4.30 pm. We stop for lunch about 12.30. Courses are run on our small holding just outside Pocklington. 11 miles East of...
Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
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Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th September 2019
£80
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 4 week course running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre now based in Bromsgrove B61 7DL. 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 free hand machine embroidery and combined with experimental techniques. The beginning...
Beginners Hand Embroidery at the Flamingo Centre
Beginners Hand Embroidery at the Flamingo Centre
Bristol
£115
This new design covers a wide range of basic embroidery stitches to create a pleasing cottage garden scene. It is stitched on even weave linen and can be finished your own choice of lining fabric and ribbon, this will be stitched over a 12 week course. The class runs from 1-3pm weekly.
Felt Making at The Lemon Hound
Bronze AWARD
Felt Making at The Lemon Hound
Kent
£40
This fun workshop teaches you how to make a piece of flat felt using the wet felt technique. See the magic unfurl from merino fibre to fabric. The groups are kept small so that everyone gets plenty of space to work in and expert one to one tuition. By the end of the session you will have made a piece of felt, which you can then turn into something beautiful for the home, plenty of ideas will be given at the class on how to use your felt. I have...
Nature in needle felt - picture workshop
Platinum AWARD
Nature in needle felt - picture workshop
Warwickshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£75
This great new workshop is all about capturing realistic images of nature using wool fibres and the wonderful craft of needle felt. Before you worry that you’re not good at drawing or painting let me reassure you that ‘painting with wool fibres’ is much simpler than using oils and watercolours, but the results are just as striking and impressive. Most people can’t believe how much detail and realism you can create using this technique. You’ll be amazed at how well you do even if you’ve never felted before or think...
Printology Block Printing Surface Design
Printology Block Printing Surface Design
Buckinghamshire
£485
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.
Resin jewellery workshop with tea & cake
Bronze AWARD
Resin jewellery workshop with tea & cake
Cheshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£25
Come and join us to create beautiful resin jewellery pieces with an array of casts, dyes and embedding options, your creations will be truly one of a kind! Once your resin beauties have been cured, we will show you the basics of jewellery making to finish your pieces to take home with you. Tea, coffee and a selection of cakes will be served at this sociable workshop. Book your place now!​ You will be creating three beautiful pieces, 1 necklace, 1 pair of earrings & one bracelet. Each would make...

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