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About the Course
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. Many garden border samplers will be shown as examples and once you have chosen your colours and fabrics and threads, you will be guided through each stage.
You will be shown how to layer fabrics successfully and use stitches to build up textured flowers and foliage- sometimes the most simple stitches are the most effective!
This is suitable for a complete beginner or the more advanced embroiderer. At the end of the day you will take away a completed hand stitched garden border, or maybe two if you're keen!
All workshops and larger images can be viewed and booked through the website at the top of the page.
There is onsite parking. If coming by train, Pershore is the nearest station and a short taxi ride away. Accommodation can also be found there.
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 are provided for the day; just bring yourself. You can borrow a hoop if you prefer to stitch using one (I don't). Refreshments will be provided, please bring lunch.
I had a fabulous day at the Tigley studio doing the Garden Borders.
A relaxed day learning lots of new techniques, thank you so much!
Bridget from Gloucester - - #27520
Another fantastic day with Tigley Textiles.
I've learnt more stitches and how to use fabrics for layering.
Great teaching, so helpful and inspiring.
Jackie from Dymock - - #27519
What a wonderful craft shed!
Julie is inspirational, encouraging and a very patient teacher.
I can't praise her highly enough.
My garden border was mounted and I took away a lovely finished piece- I'm coming back!
Liz from Lancashire - - #27518
Lovely location and facilities. Very clear guidance, expert tuition. Good range of fabrics, threads and beads. I learnt so much today and actually took home a finished mounted, piece of embroidery. Thank you so much.
Lynne Hill - - #26802
A very enjoyable day- clear explanations/demonstrations and a wide variety of materials to work with. Lovely to go on a course where everything is provided- saves the stress of carrying everything you might need- very grateful for this!
A calm, purposeful approach- really enjoyed the "can do" of the day. I feel I achieved today!
Gill Spilsbury - - #26801
Brilliant! I loved the highly structured nature of the course starting with choice and initial fabric. Excellent examples of stitches. Would come again and be more adventurous with choice of stitches. Very good teacher, highly recommend.
Pam Deamon - - #26800
Very enjoyable day, learnt some great tips and techniques
Julie Kenwright - - #26799
Lovely relaxing day. Well organised. Lovely studio and facilities. Love what I've made!! will be doing more.
Jacqui Worrall - - #26798
Julie's workshop was exactly what I was hoping for. Her freestyle embroidery is just what I wanted and she enabled us to all make a completed piece and learn many techniques. Lovely atmosphere and great carrot cake- highly recommended.
Sarah Roberts - - #26797
I just love the opportunity to try different things under the guidance of a true professional. Loved the day meeting new like minded ladies, great cake!
lorna from Cornwall - - #26796
Fabulous day. Thoroughly enjoyed creating a unique flower border. Very easy to follow instructions. Julie was great support when it came to recommending colours and positioning etc. Lovely setting. Very relaxing day and great cake! Anyone can do it.
Liz from Ireland - - #24636
A thoroughly enjoyable day- Julie is a supportive and imaginative tutor. Excellent materials, relaxing environment and I love the work I produced!
Sarah from Monmouth - - #24635
A friend of mine had already been on a Tigley Textiles workshop. Well worth the whole day spent making a garden border. So inspirational.
Gill from Hereford - - #24632
Really lovely day- very inspiring and I learned so much, Thank you.
Jan Church - - #20939
Extremely lovely day! Leant new stitches as well as resurrecting old. Great environment to share ideas and knowledge. No pressure but friendly advice. Amazing to see how different ideas come together. fab time and very recommendable, Thanks!
Sue Cox - - #20938
A beautiful day as always. Colourful and creative, Julie is lovely and friendly and makes you feel talented.
Louise from Shropshire - - #20937
After not embroidering since primary school I was surprised how easily I picked it up. Julie was patient with very clear instructions. A really lovely day with lovely ladies.
Libby Batacanin - - #20936
A very enjoyable day- learned loads! I now have a fab picture to take home with me. Would really recommend it, with friends or without! You will make the same .
Louise - - #19637
Another fantastic day! Loved every minute and will definitely attend another course. Thank you so much Julie for all your help.
Liz - - #19572
Marvellous time! Really enjoyed it. Could have done with staying the night to prefect my stitches!
Diane Salt - - #19571
Fabulous day- learned lots of new stitches.
Anne Jones - - #19570
Such a lovely day! Julie you are such a good teacher. Love the Tigley terminology- scrunch uppies!!
Leanne from Burton on the water - - #18059
Had a great time, really enjoyed myself and learned lots of new things.
Pat from Worcester - - #18058
Thank you for a lovely day! Really enjoyed it and very pleased with my "artwork". Hope to come again.
Caroline from Birmingham - - #18057
Absolutely fabulous! Thank you!
Keeley from Monmouth - - #18056
Great! Thank you Julie for your patience and brilliant inspiration.
Deni Darke- Underwood - - #18055
Thank you! Had a fabulous time. Amazing location in your amazing "shed". Beautiful style of teaching and fab to take something almost finished home. Thank you- hope to be back soon!
kirstin from Bracknell - - #18054
I had a wonderful day! Beautiful and inspiring surroundings, top quality materials, great company and encouraging and friendly tuition. Thank you!
Sarah from Droitwich - - #17211
A wonderful productive day! Can't believe how much we all achieved on the day. Thank you so much Julie, I could well be back!
Moral Potter - - #17210
Great day, with lovely people, the time just flew by. Good tuition with no pressure- just go at your own speed. Lovely studio full of inspirational work done by Julie.
Susan Stewart - - #17209
Another delightful day stitching at Tigley! Julie is such an inspiration and her gentle patience is so calming. Tea, coffee and home made cake is a welcome bonus!
Susan from Worcester - - #17208
I don't know what to say that I haven't said before......I'd really like to explore this medium further.
Ruth from Worcester - - #17207
A lovely relaxing day, have learned a lot!
Anne from Rugby - - #16183
Lovely day!! Relaxed, creative and friendly. Would love to come to another workshop.
Val from Rugby - - #16182
I have been on several of Julie's workshops. Each one is different and inspiring. Julie has a real eye for colour and design and has such brilliant ideas!
Jenny from Worcester - - #16181
A day of indulgence- learning new stitches and techniques from the ever brilliant Julie!
Katrina from Cardiff - - #16179
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