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Textile art courses

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.

£25
Gloucestershire
A half day needle felting courses in Stroud. Yvonne is a fully qualified adult education teacher with a Fine Art degree, and has been meditating for over 10 years on a daily basis. You will enjoy the benefits of Mindful Meditation with a Needle Felt Workshop. Get in touch with yourself, be in the moment to create your own needle felt picture. You will be taught the techniques of needle felt and be guided in...
£80
Warwickshire - Next course on 24th March 2019
During this workshop, you will be taught how to use a SAORI loom and shown a variety of weaving techniques which will enable you to weave your own unique cloth. You will be encouraged to explore your inner child, express your natural creativity and discover your artist's voice. This is a wonderful opportunity to take time out and enjoy the space and environment to be your most creative self. No experience required and all ages...
£70
Mid Lothian
These popular tapestry weaving courses will resume in Autumn 2019. 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...
£35
Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
What to expect: Join textile artist Kat Wood and learn how to create unique and beautiful bowls, vessels and vases using only wool fibres. No previous experience of felt making is required and by the end of the afternoon session you will have a stunning, three dimensional, felted vessel to take home with you. Skills required: None at all. This is a beginners workshop and no previous experience of felt making is necessary at all....
£65
Worcestershire - Next course on 14th April 2019
'Felted poppies and daffodils' course at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Worcestershire. Suitable for absolute beginners in felt making. Create beautiful felted flowers –a poppy and a daffodil during this enjoyable and relaxing workshop taught by a professional artist. Learn how to make a 3D seamless felt flowers 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...
£50
Greater London
In this course you will be introduced to the art of wet felting and variety of its application in making clothes and accessories. Samples are available for demonstration. Each class may accommodate a maximum of 6 people. You will learn about types of wool, fleece, fibres and other materials which can be used for making felt and its decoration. You will also get practice in technique of laying out wool. By the end of the...
£90
Derbyshire - Next course on 24th March 2019
Come learn the fundamental skills of batik on this one day course. This class is aimed at absolute beginners, as full tuition and the opportunity to practice will be given. It is also suitable for those with some experience. Class sizes are small with a maximum of 8 students only, so please book early to avoid disappointment. I will be your tutor and my name is Sue Rhodes. I have been a qualified batik artist...
£45
West Yorkshire - Next course on 6th April 2019
A day workshop with Fibre and Mixed media Artist and tutor Josephine Gornall. Experiment and explore felt-making with a variety of different techniques to make one or two textural pictorial or abstract pieces of felt. Discover the different ways of working with and felting fibres and fabrics. Lots of samples to look at and mull over followed by a practical demonstration, then make one or two textural pictorial - seascape, landscape or abstract felted peices....
£80
North Somerset
Design and make your very own felt bag or felted panel. It may be a handbag or iPad case - or something else - you decide. Aimed at the beginner, you'll find wet-felting a wonderfully versatile craft and a fascinating process. With plenty of materials to hand you'll be able to let your imagination run free - and leave ready to embark on your next felt creation! With years in the animation industry, making sets...
£65
Norfolk
Develop a linocut image, either A6 or A5 in scale. Study professional linocuts by Annette Rolston and Mike Fenton, also examples of other students prints and printmaking reference books. Try out professional cutting tools, experiment with mark-making. Use traditional grey lino and a new softer vinyl. Carve the image then print in black and white on paper through a printing press as well as learning hand printing techniques. Subsequently, print over a monoprinted background, then...