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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.
Introduction to silk painting - workshop at The Mulberry Shed
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(13)
Introduction to silk painting - workshop at The Mulberry Shed
Somerset
£60
Join me in my studio, The Mulberry Shed, on the Polden Hills in Somerset, and enjoy a fun creative day learning about silk painting using steam-set silk dyes. Experiment with creating your own designs, transferring them to silk and producing your own vibrant, beautiful art to wear or hang on the wall. This workshop is for both beginners and those who may have tried silk painting before but wish to start afresh. Come along and learn the technique of using outliner (gutta) and dyes. We will start the day by...
Embroidery for beginners
Gold AWARD
(12)
Embroidery for beginners
Somerset
£60
Join us for a one day, fun embroidery workshop. Our one day basic embroidery workshop is for absolute beginners and teaches traditional stitches and techniques. The classes are no bigger than 4 to ensure that everyone is able to have individual help and guidance and enables students to work at their own speed.
Freehand (freemotion) machine embroidery workshop
Gold AWARD
(14)
Freehand (freemotion) machine embroidery workshop
Staffordshire
£45
In this fab workshop you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines. You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, ‘drawing’ with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics. By the end of the class you’ll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away. You will learn how to: * Set your machine up ready for freehand machine embroidery * What Tools are...
Unique hand made Lampshade making workshop
Silver AWARD
(7)
Unique hand made Lampshade making workshop
Cornwall
£50
I am a textile artist based in North Cornwall. I have my own purpose built studio at the bottom of my garden, their is plenty of parking by my house. I will use my knowledge of different techniques to help you complete a lampshade to your own design. I have lots of material and embellishments which you will have access to. I hand dye a lot of my own material and also print many pieces, all of which you may choose to incorporate into your design. You may have a...
Wet felting / needle felting workshop: Private session with Zenia from The Lady Moth
Platinum AWARD
(11)
Wet felting / needle felting workshop: Private session with Zenia from The Lady Moth
cambridgeshire
£75
Treat yourself with a private session where you yourself decide what you want to make. I am confident to teach needle felting as well as wet felting. I can recommend project suitable for beginners or improvers as I have created several designs, especially for my workshops and DIY kits. I can offer several 3D needle felting projects of ornaments and sculptures: birds, bunnies, foxes, penguins, hedgehogs, owls, toadstools and more. I also have experience in making 2D needle felted pictures. Contact me and suggest your own idea! (For group sessions,...
Learn to felt
Gold AWARD
(8)
Learn to felt
West Midlands
£35
Ever wondered how to create felt? In this introductory workshop you will learn about the ancient art of felt making practised by nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years and now being adopted by textiles artist across the globe today. You will learn about the process of bonding wool fibres together using the wet felting method, from laying out the loose fibres to working them together with other exotic fibres to form a new and unique fabric. You can use your completed felted work to stitch into, frame,...
A complete introduction to wet felting
Gold AWARD
(12)
A complete introduction to wet felting
Greater London
£50
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 course everyone will make own sample of felt with practical use! Please bring with you...
Crafts in the Valley - Batik textile workshop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Platinum AWARD
(6)
Crafts in the Valley - Batik textile workshop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire - Next course on 15th September 2019
£75
Crafts in the Valley - full day Batik workshop in Hebden Bridge. Batik is the art and craft of decorating cloth with wax and fabric dye. It is an ancient craft which has become a popular contemporary art form. During this workshop you will experience the colourful and creative Batik process and create two pieces of textile art. The first piece will be a circular design in an embroidery hoop, this is a practise piece to help you experiment with, applying the wax, mark-making and colour blending, mixing and layering....
Indian block printing at Stitching Kitchen: Northants- Oxon- Bucks borders
Silver AWARD
(8)
Indian block printing at Stitching Kitchen: Northants- Oxon- Bucks borders
Northamptonshire - Next course on 30th August 2019
£15
Join us at Stitching Kitchen to experiment with Indian block printing, at the end of the session you will have some beautiful printed fabric and a couple of decorated items to take home. No stitching required for this workshop – do bring an apron and wear older clothes, we will be working with fabric paints which don’t wash out!!! This will be a lovely relaxed session, you will find you can create some lovely images using the Indian carved blocks and let your imagination run riot with the fabric paints....
PickOne weekend weaving course
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(32)
PickOne weekend weaving course
Lothian - Next course on 7th September 2019
£185
These weekend courses will focus on warp preparation, loom dressing and weaving an individual and wearable scarf, this will be done on a 4 Shaft Ashford foldable table loom. You will be led through the warping process; with yarn types being discussed before warping begins. A warping mill or a warping board will be used to prep your warp with instructions given on how to dress a table loom. You will then begin to explore simple weave structures through small samples and instruction sheets such as tabby and twill patterns...

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