Textiles courses

Sub categories: Bag making, Crochet, Dressmaking & tailoring, Dyeing, Embroidery, Felting, Interior design, Knitting, Macrame, Millinery (hat making and fascinators), Quilting & patchwork, Rug making, Sewing, Shoe making, Silk painting and batik, Soft furnishings (lampshades, curtains and cushion covers), Spinning, Textile art, Upcycling, Weaving

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Textiles courses, classes, schools and workshops all across the UK. There are hundreds of textiles courses here if you are interested in learning batik, crochet, curtain making, cushions, dressmaking, dyeing, embroidery, fascinator making, felting, hand-spinning, hat-making, lampshades, leather bags and shoes, interior design, knitting, leatherwork, needle-felting, patchwork, quilting, rug making, sewing, silk painting, textile arts, up-cycling and weaving. Textiles as a category is as wide and varied as the numerous fibres known to man. These courses and workshops are run by experienced and dedicated textile artists, who will help you develop your own creative potential. Learn the techniques and create within this thriving modern art form. Textile courses are available as short courses, weekly clubs, weekend retreats, evening classes, half day, full day, weekend and week long workshops.

Next course on 19th August 2017
'From fleece to fibre' - come and learn the craft of hand spinning with Dunja Roberts on our traditional hill farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park. On my one day workshop you will learn how to spin your own unique yarn using fleece from our pedigree Clun Forest and Zwartbles sheep. Come for a day of inspirational teaching, encouragement and fun to learn the basics of hand spinning. This course may be taken along...
Next course on 2nd September 2017
Needle felt artist Sophie Wheatley welcomes you to a delightful day learning how to needle felt and adorable needle felt animal at a workshop in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Workshops are held in an all purpose garden studio which is a haven for you to visit and be treated to a day of felt creativity, good food and beautiful surroundings. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect environment for you to enjoy a...
Next course on 3rd September 2017
Hands-on practical one-day spinning course in the Lake District National Park. Covers all aspects, including fibre selection and preparation. By the end of the day you will have working knowledge of the all the techniques necessary to go away and start spinning your own yarn. Saturday, Sunday and Mid-week dates (9:30 am – 4:30 pm). Includes all course materials, equipment and comprehensive course notes. Small groups - high levels of one-to-one tuition. Follow up support...
Next course on 21st August 2017
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. The needle-felting courses are held at Trumpet Corner Gallery and Tea Room, which is just outside Ledbury...
The human hand is unique and beautiful, and what better way to experience magic, than make something with our own hands! Sharing my love for crochet and all things hand made, with those interested to learn crochet and be able to make a simple project - be it a flower, a coaster or even a beanie! I am a special educator and a Steiner / Waldorf Kindergarten Teacher originally from India, who loves learning new...
Willow work Is my passion and I am happiest sharing this with others who are interested in learning rural and traditional craft. Courses are bespoke and flexible arranged to meet the needs of the individual including the choice of product/s. From simple weaving such as willow bird feeders to more complicated baskets or animal sculptures all are suitable for beginners and those wishing to develop their skills. Please see the images lower down this page...
Next course on 2nd September 2017
Make a hand-stitched leather tote, messenger or satchel for ladies and gents. This popular course has been featured in 'The Guardian', 'The Week' and 'The Lady' magazine. Get in touch to book your place! A two day course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel. A completely 'hands on' course with plenty of support and encouragement as you construct your hand-made leather bag working from one of our...
Tapestry Weaving for beginners workshops start at 10am and finish at 5pm. Everything you will need is supplied and the price also includes Lunch and Refreshments through the day. You will take home your finished piece and may even purchase a Frame to make it extra special. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft, conducted on a wooden frame and used to make pictures, wall hangings and cushion covers. The picture is made using a...
Next course on 10th September 2017
"Autumn Landscape" wool painting course (Complete beginner or experienced artist workshop) £60 (materials included) 11am- 5pm. This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a painting using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool. This is an easy step by step workshop which is designed...
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep. You will learn what...