Textile Courses

Experimental Textiles-Taster Days


Free-motion machine embroidery

Saturday 29th. September 2018

Saturday 13th. October 2018

Saturday 10th. November 2018

Love Fabrics? Always wanted to learn free-motion machine embroidery then these fun one day workshops are what you need!! Come along and learn about free-motion embroidery, you will be gently guide you through this technique and by the end of the day will have made your own sampler/sketchbook cover!! You will look at the work of some established textile artists so that you can see some amazing possibilities of this technique.


All materials are provided.

Tea and coffee provided (bring a packed lunch)







Weekly Experimental Classes



Beginners/Intermediate Experimental Textiles

Tuesday 1-3 p.m.

New term starts 4th. September 2018

7 week term £140 + £18 for materials/equipment

(Some sewing machine experience is required)

These courses will teach you to explore, develop and experiment with the exciting possibilities of machine and hand embroidery. Initially working from a theme you will develop a collection of samples using simple applique, fabulous hand embroidery techniques, dissolvable (water soluble fabric), different threads, couching, paper and much more! During these courses you will also look at the work of leading textile artists from which to further draw inspiration.

Intermediate Experimental Textiles

 Wednesdays 10.30 -12.30 a.m.

New term 5th. September 2018 

7 week term £140 + £18 materials/equipment

This is an ongoing class for students who have some textile experience and are looking for tutorial to develop their ideas and work further.  You will be supported with guidance on design, sketchbook/inspiration development, processes and techniques, through to finished masterpieces!! You will continue to learn new techniques through demonstration.