Experimental Taster Days

Experimental Textiles-Taster Days



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Spend a whole day or weekend indulging your creative side! These days will inspire and enable you to explore and play with the exciting possibilities of machine and hand embroidery. The taster days will cover areas such as applique, dissolvable (water soluble fabric), free-motion embroidery, different threads, couching, paper and fabric manipulation……and much more!


Use of sewing machines and most basic materials are provided Coffee/tea and biscuits provided, cafes close by for lunch or bring a sandwich!




Free-Motion Machine Embroidery 

Saturday 7th. and 8th. Sunday April  2018 11a.m-3.30p.m £130

Come along and learn about free-motion embroidery, you will be gently guide you through this technique and you will get to make some ‘samples’ for your sketchbook. You will look at the work of some established textile artists so that you can see some amazing possibilities of this technique. By the end of the weekend you will have sewn your very own free-motion machine embroidery sketchbook cover to take home. All materials are provided.

Free-Motion Embroidery and Dissolvable Fabric

Saturday 24th. March 2018 11a.m-4.30 p.m. £75

Come and spend the day experimenting with free-motion embroidery and dissolvable fabrics, this course is great for those who have already done some free-motion embroidery and who want to learn more ways with this versatile technique.  You will be introduced to artists work so that you can begin to see the amazing versatility of this textile medium. By the end of the day you will have made a frame piece of textile art to take home and display.