About the Course
Words are funny things- people either love them or hate them, a bit like marmite. But sometimes, those carefully selected words can really resonate and bring a tear to the eye.
In this slow stitching day, you will choose from boxes of enticing fabrics, and stitch your applique fields on first. Then choose which style of tree to stitch, and embellish with embroidered fields of flowers, anything that takes your fancy. You may choose to add some meaningful words and hand embroider those on too. They could come from a poem or be special lyrics that mean something to you. A lovely day , exploring the use of colours and trying out different textures. Buttons or charms could be added as the final decoration. A really lovely personal piece either just for you or to give to that someone special in your life.
The picture will be a 23cm square ready to frame into a standard Ikea frame which will be available to buy on the day. Nothing more satisfying than taking home a completed framed picture ready to hang straight onto the wall once you are home. Julie has taught for over 30 years and is a total Stitchaholic!
All workshops and larger images can be viewed and booked through the website at the top of the page.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials and tools are provided, including fabric, threads, paint etc .
There is onsite parking and refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch and sense of humour!
A very enjoyable day with relaxed and informative tuition.
Rosie from Halesowen - - #23859
A really interesting and productive day. Lovely company and teaching in a fabulous setting.
Jane from Halesowen - - #23858
A most enjoyable day. Able to stitch at your own pace but still get close to finishing and feel you have achieved something. Thank you!
marion from Bristol - - #23857
Brilliant course with clear simple instructions and amazing pieces of work for inspiration. We had a great day!
Bethan from Bristol - - #22648
Fabulous, relaxed day. A chance to try new skills with design and technical advice. Thank you.
Elaine from Suffolk - - #22647
A truly inspirational class. Julie staged the process of creating very individual works of art perfectly. Six hours of enjoyment, and at times silence, as the class focussed on the stitching, layering and creating. Spread the word!
Barbara from Suffolk - - #22646
Fantastic! I learnt a lot, had fun, really enjoyed the workshop and am thrilled with the results- in fact, better than I imagined!
Diana from Canada - - #22645
Welcoming atmosphere. Generous tuition, loads of examples to give inspiration with a relaxed unhurried tone to the class. Looking forward to doing the lampshade class.
Sue from Bristol - - #22644
Have been on other workshops but this is the best. Cannot wait for new ideas!
Jean Evans - - #22643
I have had the most wonderful day and so enjoyed learning how to do the hare and dragonfly embroidery. Julie is a true inspiration and such a patient and wonderfully creative lady. I shall be back to do the lampshade embroidery course, thank you!
Cathy from Kidderminster - - #22642
Loved it, learnt loads of new stitches. Coming back for the machine embroidery.
Elizabeth Rocke - - #18528
I had the most wonderful day! Thank you so much for the fantastic one to one class. I will definitely be coming back again.
Michelle Robinson - - #18527
Fantastic day- Julie was so helpful and full of ideas. Very pleased with my dragonfly picture, would certainly recommend.
Liz Cliff - - #18526
I was an absolute beginner and managed to make a piece of work that is beautiful. I've learned a great many skills too. Thank you
Helen Gough from Malvern - - #18279
Have travelled from Southampton to do this workshop and have enjoyed it much. Thank you!
Caroline from Southampton - - #18276
What an absolutely lovely workshop. As a complete beginner to embroidery, I was a little unsure how I would get on, but I shouldn't have worried. Julie was an amazing teacher, with the most beautiful craft studio. If you love craft courses and trying something new, come to Tigley Textiles! Thanks Julie, I've found a new hobby!
Stephanie from Telford - - #18275
Came along with my daughter in law as a birthday present , and it was a brilliant day! It's been a long time since I did embroidery and it was such a relaxing and enjoyable workshop. Julie was fab and it was a very inspiring setting. I'd love to come back!
Linda from Hampshire - - #18274
Julie is truly inspirational. She has reignited my passion to stitch. It was fun and she is an amazing tutor. Thank you! I will be back!
Christine Shannon - - #18273
I came on the course as a complete novice and took home a piece of work I am very proud of!
Shirley from Droitwich - - #18272
Another fabulous day at Tigley Textiles. Such a warm relaxed atmosphere and no pressure to do perfect stitches. A wonderful, finished, framed piece to take away. Definitely recommended.
Alex Williams - - #16794
What a wonderful day, with wonderful people and learning new stitches was so easy. A really enjoyable and interesting day with lots of fun and a great piece of art at the end of it all. Definitely recommend it, thank you!
Gail Thomas - - #16793
yet another fantastic day at Tigley Textiles. Julie is so knowledgeable and helpful and great company and is always pleased with what I achieve!. Thank you.
Kath Davies - - #16792
Another great day! Julie is great at helping and suggesting ideas, but always encouraging and praising everyone's work. Enjoyable day, thank you!
yvonne bruton - - #16791
A fabulous day of happy stitching and thrilled with the results- will be back!
June from Grantham - - #15625
An amazing day, a brilliant tutor. Great to Finish a project in a day. We will be back.
Claire from Grantham - - #15624
A fabulous "slow" stitch day of happy stitching- learnt lots too! Thanks, I will be back!
Val from Worcester - - #15623
Julie has rekindled my love of textiles, colour and embroidery.
Thank you for another enjoyable day.
I still think Julie is up there with the best. Hope to learn more in the future!
Ruth Coote - - #15046
Fabulous day @tigleytextiles today. Thank you Julie !
Carolyn (Hereford) - - #14392
Great day! Loved every minute of it, including the cake! So inspiring- I shall be making more, thank you Julie
Sue (Powys) - - #14390
A most enjoyable day creating. A confidence booster as I though I had forgotten most of the skills and stitches. Julie is very patient and a very good teacher.
Annie( Hereford) - - #14389
Really lovely relaxing day. I learnt so much. Would highly recommend.
Roslyn (Worcester) - - #14388
A really fun day- embroidery in a completely new direction producing such fun results!
Celia (Cheltenham) - - #14387
A most enjoyable day. I've learnt so much! Looking forward to coming to another workshop already !
Lorraine ( Worcestershire) - - #13672
I had a fabulous day on the Hares and Dragonflies workshop. I never thought I'd be able to fully complete a picture to take home in a frame. Julie is an excellent tutor!
Gail (West Midlands) - - #13671
A great day. Didn't think I'd achieve a completed framed piece in time!
Gill (West Midlands) - - #13669
What an inspiring day! Julie is a superb teacher and I actually finished my picture on the day. Loved every minute of it!
Diana (Worcestershire) - - #13668
What a great day learning new skills and sharing time and sewing with like minded people. It has given me the confidence to do more hand embroidery and use paint too
Thank you Julie
Angela Smith - - #12136
A lovely day spent learning new skills and actually coming away with a picture I will frame and put on the wall. Thank you Julie for your patience and for giving me something I will try on my own. A great group, a great instructor highly recommended.
Rita Winter - - #11973
Such a lovely day in every way.highly recommend.
Susan Harper - - #10910
A truly lovely day in a beautiful peaceful environment- I just want to come and live in your beautiful studio! Thanks for your expert and friendly tuition- I love my sweet hares!
Heather Harris - - #10801
A lovely, lovely day. The time just flies by! And a masterpiece at the end! Scrumptious cake too.
Gilly Reid Walker - - #10800
My first attempt at hand embroidery. Lovely group, Julie was so inspirational with amazing ideas. I conquered french knots after 20 years of failed attempts with her help. Looking forward to my next visit.
Susan Leishman - - #10799
I attended Julie's Hares and Dragonflies workshop and am so pleased with my picture. I had a lovely day. Other than cross stitch, I have never attempted embroidery before so whilst I was slightly frustrated at my lack of dexterity and speed, the workshop has encouraged me to have a go at mastering some of the basic embroidery stitches. Julie's work is beautiful and I am inspired by what can be achieved. Thanks Julie, for your patience and kind tuition.
Constance Abbott - - #10692
Brilliant course, had a wonderful time. Learnt loads of stitches and tricks! Thrilled with the finished picture.
Barbara Weedall - - #10552
Excellent, tutor, materials and venue. Very pleased with my work.
Viv Geen - - #10551
Brilliant course with a lovely finished product and all in a day. Thank you so much!
Hilly Weaver - - #10550
I had the most wonderful day. I've learnt so much and Julie is so patient and helpful. Fabulous venue too. I will be back!
Trish Paling - - #10549
Yet again, another super day. Many thanks Julie. Can't wait for the 2 day course coming soon!
Sarah Brownlow - - #10548
Another brilliant and satisfying day- can't wait for the next one.
Katrina Deering - - #10547
Exceptionally good course, Julie is welcoming and very talented putting you at ease straight away. Julie and her workshop are very motivating and she is a good teacher. Spent a lovely day on the Hare and Dragonflies Course and was completely absorbed in creating my hare. I am looking forward to doing another course with Julie.
Louise Whitehead - - #9546
I had such a smashing day - Julie is so enthusiastic about her work and passing her skills on to her guests. Can't recommend it highly enough and I came home with a very pretty completed piece- thanks Julie hope to book in again :-)
Carol Penrose - - #9544
Excellent course in stunning surroundings. Julie was so encouraging and helpful. Five of us on the day course, the day flew by and I came home with a framed dragonfly picture, and still can't believe what I achieved in a day. Thank you Julie.
June Gittins - - #8779
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