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414 textile art workshops found

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.

£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th September 2019
'Bluebell woods ' wool fibre painting workshop. Complete beginners are welcome! This course will take place at beautiful Bevere Gallery in Worcester. Wool painting or wool watercolour, as some people call it, is a unique relatively new technique which originated in St. Petersburg. This is not felt making. It is about creating a fibre picture using merino wool, silk and viscose. Laying and shaping fibres, blending the colours together, creating beautiful textures and effects with...
£35
Essex
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...
£70
Dorset - Next course on 3rd August 2019
On this one-day course, the techniques of layering and stitching fabrics that I have developed will be used to build up a landscape. Learn how to use colour and texture to create depth, using a simple running stitch on either an electric or hand sewing machine. No specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are needed for this technique but by incorporating drawing and painting, you will be sure of making original and unique work as...
£35
Staffordshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
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 a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. Small animals could be an owl, penguin, bird or similar, on a full day you would make a more substantial animal i.e animal...
£70
Dorset - Next course on 17th August 2019
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...
£20
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 12th August 2019
We had so much creative fun last summer and at Easter, with all of you who came along to our Junior Artists Workshops and we are very excited to announce the first 3 dates running during the upcoming summer holidays. Each workshop will cover a different subject matter/theme. See our website for which workshop will run on which date and to book your child's place. Choose from: Colour After the success of the colour workshop...
£75
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
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...
£60
Northumberland - Next course on 28th August 2019
Join a friendly group for a one day rag rugging workshop near Hexham, including a delicious lunch. Beginners hooky and proddy is taught by a well known experienced traditional rag rugging expert who can teach from beginners to advanced. We offer an informal relaxing environment at our Farmhouse adjacent to Hadrian's Wall and Chesters Roman Fort. Learners are encouraged to learn new skills in a friendly enjoyable atmosphere. On nice days there will be the...
£75
Merseyside - Next course on 14th September 2019
Discover sustainable, environmentally friendly ways to beautifully pattern fabric using ancient techniques and plant dyes. Indigo, Madder and Weld are the oldest known dyes which can create a full spectrum of colours when combined. Shibori is a refined form of tie-dye originating in Japan and used to create intricate patterns. These are created by clamping, tying, stitching, wrapping, folding and binding fabric before dyeing. In this one day workshop we will explore the fascinating history...
£80
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th September 2019
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...

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