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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.
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th August 2019
£540
The aim of this course is to encourage you to think creatively about using a domestic knitting machine and to show you how to exploit the equipment to create new, innovative garments. Many people rely on working from other people’s knitting patterns, as they do not have the skills to write their own patterns. This can mean you feel compelled to buy expensive new yarn rather than being able to use up the mountain of yarn you have hidden in the cupboard! This course will furnish you with a range...
Beginners needle felting workshop with Wobbly Pins
Bronze AWARD
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Beginners needle felting workshop with Wobbly Pins
Leicestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£20
Join Jacqueline on this 2 hour workshop to learn the basics of needle felting. After a short demonstration and explanation of tools and materials used you will learn how to make a basic shape that can be crafted into a bears head key ring or a flower brooch. A wide choice of colours of wool will be available.
Needle felted Framed picture/scene
Needle felted Framed picture/scene
Worcestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£45
In this workshop you will take part in a fun, experimental felting morning, suitable for beginners or people who have some needle felting knowledge. You will produce a 9 x 9 inch felted picture (complete with mount and frame) to take home. You will learn basic needle felting skills using a range of carded wool and extra detailing through embroidery stitches and beadwork . You will be working on a wool felt background piece and felting pad, working to manipulate & build up your picture using the various wool types...
The summer Creative Yarn Spinning Retreat  - for complete beginners & already spinners
The summer Creative Yarn Spinning Retreat - for complete beginners & already spinners
Powys - Next course on 21st August 2019
£500
A creative summer gathering to welcome complete beginners, fiber artists & yarn spinners, to come and give yourself some time to relax, enjoy a beautiful and peaceful environment in the Welsh hills, have all the time you need, to be creative as much as you'd like, take time out to relax whenever you wish, and spin yarn with new friends in fun light hearted spinning circles, creative activities, and lessons for beginners to get started on their spinning journeys, so we can all spin and create together. Whether you are...
Powertex fabric sculpture introduction session
Gold AWARD
(17)
Powertex fabric sculpture introduction session
Warwickshire - Next course on 22nd August 2019
£30
Are you ready to start your creative adventure? Come and spend a relaxing few hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting. We will be using notebooks, mirrors or mdf shapes, fabric and other 'findings' to create a unique project, which will be completed in time for you to take home. This is an ideal starting point for those wanting to go further on their Powertex journey. We will start the session with refreshments and a brief introduction to the Powertex medium. I will then...
Introduction to screen printing
Gold AWARD
(19)
Introduction to screen printing
Northamptonshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£55
Join designer & maker Ria Rich at her colourful studio in Rural Northamptonshire where this taster session will teach you the basics of screen printing: designing a print, creating stencils, mixing colour palettes and printing your finished design using printing inks. All materials will be supplied, plus a tote bag, tea towel or ready made cushion cover to print on and take home with you. You may also bring your own fabric or paper to print on if you wish. You'll not only take away a new skill, but a...
Silk painting workshops
Gold AWARD
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Silk painting workshops
Devon - Next course on 24th August 2019
£40
Silk painting is an accessible and fun process, just be prepared to allow the dyes to flow and enjoy the vibrant colours. I run the silk painting workshops for small groups in my own studio in Bovey Tracey, however, I am prepared to travel and run workshops for larger groups if there is a suitable venue available near you. Bespoke courses to suit you can be arranged for a suitable date for participants, if 2 or more are booking in advance. Birthday treats work really well and can be made...
Needle felting course with Furzie at Farrington's Farmshop, Bristol
Platinum AWARD
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Needle felting course with Furzie at Farrington's Farmshop, Bristol
Somerset - Next course on 24th August 2019
£55
Learn the basics of needle felting and make a hare, or other animal. You will be shown how to make a wire armature for your model, how to form the structure and apply the wool, add features ... and ears! Course is suitable for absolute beginners - don't be afraid to have a go! The course is held at Farrington's Farm Shop, Farrington Gurney, Somerset, BS39 6UB in a private conference room, which is located up a flight of stairs. Please note that Furzie cannot be held responsible for accommodation...
Make a quilted and lined zipped pouch in an afternoon
Make a quilted and lined zipped pouch in an afternoon
Merseyside - Next course on 24th August 2019
£35
This workshop will introduce you to layering and quilting fabrics (skills which can be used for cushion and quilt making) to then make into a zipped flat pouch. Don’t be fearful of those zips!! This workshop is suitable for anyone who can use a sewing machine. You will need to bring your own sewing machine and some basic sewing items (requirements list will be provided) All fabrics, linings ,waddings and zips will be supplied. (You can of course bring your own if you want to use certain patterns or colours)
Special offer: Nipple tassels & bubbly in Brighton
Platinum AWARD
Special offer: Nipple tassels & bubbly in Brighton
East Sussex - Next course on 24th August 2019
£20
Nipple tassel making class in Brighton & Hove. A fun and exciting workshop, where you'll learn how to make nipple tassels. Guided by an experienced teacher, where you'll be guided step by step, just let your creative juices flow. Take home your lovely keep-sake creations, gift wrapped to be treasured or pret-a porter for a fun night out! All materials and bubbly included. What's included in the price? All materials to create nipple tassels are included. Do you provide refreshments? All afternoon sessions include a glass of bubbly on arrival....

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