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 will learn Batik techniques and take away some small practice samples and a completed piece approx 16 inch x 16 inch in 100% cotton. this size is suitable to make a cushion cover or looks great in a boxed frame. But I also have a variety of different shaped frames to choose from. When completed they look fabulous when framed.
Batik is an ancient method that uses hot wax and batik fabric...
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 10 week course, running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch.
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...
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.
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.
- Next course on 19th December 2018
Buy sewing tuition on a pay as you go basis. Available Wednesday afternoon at Inkberrow Design Centre 1:30 - 4:30pm.
You need to inform IDC of your sewing project or your aims, such as wishing to learn to use a sewing machine. This is to ensure the tutor is aware of your expectations and can use the time effectively. We cater for all levels, from beginner to expert and provide a tutor to guide you...
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....
Fun and inspiring beginners needle felting workshops, in the beautiful surroundings of Bonds Lifestyle, Stratford Upon Avon and Crafty Gal HQ, Needle Felting Studio in Marlcliff, near Bidford on Avon - workshops in both locations.
Whether you’ve seen needle felting on TV, had a little go or just fancy trying something creative and different - this course is for you.
An introduction to the magic of dry needle felting incl. all the basic techniques, step...
- Next course on 19th January 2019
I enjoy inspiring and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch.
At the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch', and cut out and applique fabric shapes onto a background fabric, to create a series of samples and work on a finished piece to take home to finish at the end of the session.
Let me know if you already have an...