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Appliqué courses, workshops and classes taught all across the UK. Appliqué is decorative, ornamental needlework in which fabric shapes are stitched or glued to a larger piece. Appliqué is French for 'to apply' and is used to create beautiful and exotic patterns on your table linen, bedding, clothing and more!

Next course on 5th October 2017
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. If you prefer to use a sewing machine, please bring one. All designs and materials will be provided with plenty of examples of stitched seascapes. You will be encouraged to create your own one off piece so feel free to bring any photos...
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard. These classes are suitable for students with minimal experience to advanced Piped Edge Cushion with Zip Closure - You will learn how to make a professionally finished cushion. This is a constructive workshop teaching valuable techniques which are often used when...
The course is completed as distance learning taking up to two years. There are no exams - your course work is assessed as we go along and help is always on hand to ensure a great outcome. Your course work will come to you online, as PDF files, and you will be able to interact with your tutor by email, whether it is to send images of completed work, or to ask questions. To do...
Next course on 12th October 2017
Come and spend the day making photographic memories in stitch- shabby chic style. A snippet roll is simply that- a length of fabric that has been embellished with snippets of “stuff”. That stuff could include bits of fabric, lace, buttons, words, embroidered flowers, photos, charms- whatever takes your fancy. Forget the wedding book that spends many a year in amongst all the other books on the shelf- Display your snippet roll with pride! This could...
Next course on 22nd October 2017
Learn how applique and do free motion ambroidery. A real hands-on in-depth class which will have you sewing just ten minutes into the class! I will cover all the techniques and tools you need for this class and you can buy the feet needed from me after the class. I can also recommend where to buy all the other tools and materials. This class is a great class to take after the beginners class as...
One day appliqué workshop with Bev Caleno. Join us in our Textile studio to create wonderful Appliqué Cushions. You will be working in a small class with lots of individual help to hand if needed. The more experienced student will also be able to add piping to their cushion. Our textile workshops take place in the specially designed textile studio, which has everything you need to unlock your creative potential. Old Bank Studios offers a...
Do you fancy learning the addictive craft of free motion machine embroidery. I am running small, fun and friendly workshops from my art studio in Devon. You'll learn drawing, shading and appliqué techniques which can be used in all sorts of projects. You will also received a free gift to embellish and keep. A basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine is useful and the course is aimed at beginners to machine embroidery...
APPLIQUE WORKSHOP Appliqué is a wonderful, versatile and creative technique that has been in use, and developing, for hundreds of years. It is a sewing technique in which fabric pieces – large or small – are layered on a foundation, or base, fabric, then stitched in place by hand or machine. Course Description This course is a mixture of applique and hand embroidery. All designs/patterns, supplies and materials will be supplied. You will learn a...
Next course on 5th November 2017
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. During these workshops you will learn how to make a professional looking bag or purse, unique to you in your chosen fabric using your own...
This exciting workshop is lead by our very own Roz Beeson. Roz is passionate about colour, pattern and all thing textile. Her enthusiasm for the subject and relaxed style of teaching will allow you to produce some fabulous fabrics, individual experiments, final pieces and lots of ideas and techniques to take away. On Friday we will explore traditional and contemporary techniques and methods in patchwork, appliqué and machine techniques. Work with traditional and experimental techniques...