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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.
Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
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Machine embroidery - stitch doodling with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 17th September 2019
£75
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, and sometimes it's even easier if you are a beginner, as you have to forget everything you’ve previously learned about precision and just go with the flow. You will need to bring your own sewing...
Realistic and Adorable Needle Felt Animals & Pets
Platinum AWARD
(110)
Realistic and Adorable Needle Felt Animals & Pets
Warwickshire
£79
This workshop is perfect if you’re a complete beginner or have some experience. With my help you’ll make a beautiful and realistic model, which might be a beloved pet or favourite animal, whatever you choose you’ll be amazed at what you create - even if you’ve never felted before! I’m an experienced needle felt artist and will help you make a model that you love and can’t wait to get home to display pride of place. Nothing makes me happier than when I’m encouraging crafters just like you to be...
Needle felting workshop - Harry the Hare, Frankie Fox or Billy Badger
Platinum AWARD
(59)
Needle felting workshop - Harry the Hare, Frankie Fox or Billy Badger
Warwickshire
£75
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 by step, to get you started and to create a beautiful woodland creature of your...
Free-machine embroidery workshop
Platinum AWARD
(59)
Free-machine embroidery workshop
South Yorkshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£50
Free-machine embroidery is a fun and exciting way of ‘drawing’ with your sewing machine. Suitable for complete beginners who haven’t used a machine before to experienced sewers who would like to have a go or refresh their skills. I enjoy teaching and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch. During the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch'. I will show you how to set up your machine for free-machine embroidery, how to stretch fabric onto an...
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Platinum AWARD
(77)
Introduction to frame loom weaving
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£65
Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included. Meet the Tutor Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the Swedish School of Textiles in...
Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
(52)
Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th October 2019
£75
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided and you will be encouraged to create your own one off unique piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable for a complete beginner or the more advanced embroiderer. You will choose from several different...
Needle felting with The Lady Moth in Cambridge - cute animals & wool paintings
Platinum AWARD
(51)
Needle felting with The Lady Moth in Cambridge - cute animals & wool paintings
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 15th September 2019
£47
Needle felting classes suitable for beginners and improvers. Run by Żenia, an experienced teacher, designer and fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. The content of each course varies from date to date & projects change seasonally. In autumn and winter 2019 we will be making hedgehogs, owls, foxes, penguins, sheep, winter birds as well and 2D wool paintings. Workshops sell out fast so please book early to avoid disappointment. Please enquire for the latest information and if there is a particular course you wish to take part in: please...
Embroidery - seascapes with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Platinum AWARD
(56)
Embroidery - seascapes with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire
£75
25th May is the last time this workshop will be delivered! This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. Plenty of examples of stitched seascapes will be provided. You will be encouraged to create your own one off piece and design as you go. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is...
Needle Felt Your Dog with Crafty Gal
Platinum AWARD
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Needle Felt Your Dog with Crafty Gal
Warwickshire
£75
Fun and inspiring needle felting workshops suitable for all levels but especially those ready to take their needle felting to the next stage. 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. In this workshop we will focus on your dog, using wire, colour blending and the many techniques and short cuts and techniques you will need to really get to grips with this joyous craft. Whether you’ve seen needle felting...
Nuno felted scarf or felted pictures
Platinum AWARD
(49)
Nuno felted scarf or felted pictures
Staffordshire - Next course on 29th August 2019
£75
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf or a piece of wall-art. Beginners welcome. Scarf option: during this fabulous felting day, we will make a scarf using soft merino wool and a silk scarf, incorporating a beautiful 100% silk scarf and silky fibres to give it a shimmer effect if desired. By manipulating a thin layer of wool through a fine woven material, we will make a scarf with characteristics which are quite different from a traditional felt and is much thicker....

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