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.
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf or you may like to try your hand at making a picture or wall-hanging for your home/office or give as a gift.
This day is ideal for beginners or the more advanced felter but I also teach a variety of techniques on the same day as I keep to small groups.
Scarf- During this fabulous felting day, we will make...
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....
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.
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...
During this 90 minute workshop the children will create a simple brightly coloured and sparkly embroidered unicorn. Using Quality threads and fabric.
They will be taught the basics of cross stitch embroidery, learn to follow a simple cross stitch chart and how to stitch it.
This workshop is run by Chloe Savage, a qualified secondary school teacher.
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...
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, sculp fabric and reuse, recycle and upcycle 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...
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.
Isle of Wight
- Next course on 28th September 2018
This course will introduce you to the ancient craft of resist dyeing from Japan and will include the four main areas of Shibori.
These are Arimatsu – stitched techniques, Arashi -pole wrapping skills, Itajime – folded,bound and clamped techniques together with Tesuji – which includes clamped and pleated and bound skills.
The first day will be spent researching these various techniques,looking at a variety of ancient samples sourced in China and Japan followed by preparing...