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Lampshade making workshop with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester

seaside lampshade detail 1

Duration: 1 day- 6 hours

Price: £75

Book with: Julie Brand
at Tigley Textiles

The Paddocks
Broadway Road
Birlingham, Pershore
WR10 3AF

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About the Course

This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your sewing machine in the normal way that’s fine, you could even entirely hand stitch it if you prefer but would only manage to create a central design).

Julie's designer lampshades will be there to inspire you and you will use your chosen templates to make your own bespoke version of the seaside or seed heads. This is a two in one workshop as you will also learn how to make your lampshade up, no stitching involved for that part.

Just come and join like minded people to escape from your busy world and immerse yourself in a fun filled day of creativity. Don’t worry that you can’t draw- you’ll be helped every step of the way to achieve a truly professional, extremely bespoke, designer lampshade!

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.

The machine embroidery courses are held at her garden studio in Birlingham, near Pershore in Worcester(WR10 3AF). from 10-4pm. There is parking and refreshments available throughout the session. The nearest train station is Pershore and is 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 and tools are provided, including fabric, card, paint etc. Bring your own machine with instruction manual and a list of machine requirements will be sent to you on booking.

Refreshments are included throughout the day, but you will need to bring a packed lunch.

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A fantastic workshop in great surroundings. And lovely to come away with such a professional looking lampshade.

- - #19796

A really great day. Friendly expert tuition and a fab end product- thank you!

- - #19795

Fantastic workshop yet again.
This time it was the lampshade workshop. Had a wonderful day and am going home with a lovely nursery lampshade, thanks Julie

- - #19794

What a fantastic day! Cannot believe how professional the finished lampshade is! Inspired to have a go at home now.

- - #19518

What a fabulous day!
Practical help, inspiration for colours and patterns and giving me the ability to make a lampshade that I can't quite believe I made! Thank you!!

- - #19517

A fabulous creative day with lots of inspiration and a lovely unique lampshade to take home. Great tuition and a lovely space to work in.

- - #19516

Fantastic day again. Amazed by how good the lampshades all look. Thank you Julie for your patience during the day.

- - #19515

Had a wonderful inspirational day, so inspiring. Can't wait to do another workshop, thank you .

- - #18388

Lovely ambience, very enjoyable and helpful.

- - #18387

Lampshade workshop, fabulous. Julie is a great teacher and very inspirational.

- - #18386

Fabulous day. I have learned so much, thank you!

- - #18385

Another lively relaxing and interesting craft day with Julie. A completed lampshade, worthy of a purchase in a shop!

- - #12959

I really enjoyed this workshop. Julie is a great teacher and explained everything well. We all produced wonderful lampshades. A lovely workshop room and all the materials provided- lots of choice. I will certainly recommend this to my friends.

- - #12958

A very "complete" day, not competitive, just creative and most enjoyable. To leave with a useful piece of "artwork"is so satisfying. Julie is a most enthusiastic and supportive tutor and the atmosphere was thoroughly enjoyable. Highly recommended.

- - #12957

Lovely day, nice to try something different!

- - #12956

This was a fantastic course and it was a great way of seeing how you could do something with machine embroidery. Really enjoyable and great to come away with something I can use in the home.

- - #11456

Fantastic day, well worth it. Came away with a lovely completed lampshade. Excellent teaching. Excellent venue.

- - #11455

An amazing day in the lovely Worcestershire countryside making a fantastic lampshade inspired by seedheads. Lovely cake and company! Really excellent day.

- - #11454

Amazed at the results. Always a fun, relaxing, and informative day at Tigley Textiles. I cannot wait until the next one.

- - #11453

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 1st September 2019
Friday 1st November 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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