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"Plant a seed and watch it grow with machine embroidery" workshop with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester

machine embroidered seed heads

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

For those of you who already have some experience of machine embroidery, you may like to come and dabble with a bit of paint and learn different ways to embellish your background. If you fancy learning how to think a bit more creatively, and want to learn a few new techniques, then this is the workshop for you. You may choose to add some hand embroidery too.

You will learn how to create a distressed, shabby chic background, and will design your flowers or seed heads as you go. Julie will provide ample examples of her work with plenty of ideas to mull over. There will be flower and Seed head images galore to choose from, or feel free to bring your own to work from.

At the end of the day you will take home a completed panel ready to frame or hang, for everyone to admire.

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

Saturday 15th February 2020
Sunday 19th April 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Advanced/professional level
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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