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Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads

Thu, 28 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hand stitch and stuff your own unique “trophy” head in textiles. Typically, you can create a festive Scandi-style Rudolf complete with antlers, or go off-piste and stitch up your favourite animal – hares,...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Roman Blind Making by Machine

Fri, 14 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you've got a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills, you can learn to make your own machine made Roman Blinds. This workshop is both intensive and fun but as one of...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Start Sewing! Master Your Machine + Basic Skills

Sat, 15 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Launch yourself into the wonderful world of sewing and dressmaking with this one day workshop with Claire Humphries. Learn how to find your way around your sewing machine - select the correct foot,...

£85

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Novice

7 spaces available

Loom Weaving - Colour, Pattern + Texture

Wed, 11 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver, this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Hand Embroidery for Beginners

Fri, 13 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this workshop students will learn how to correctly hoop fabric, choose appropriate fabrics and threads, and learn a variety of basic stitches. We then move on to altering the stitches learnt, to...

£85

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Novice

2 spaces available

Freehand Machine Embroidery Techniques - Elements of Landscape (3 day series)

Wed, 18 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dates: 18 Mar, 01 and 22 Apr 2020 An exciting three day series, taking place over a month to enable your work to be developed between sessions. Though classed as intermediate, this series...

£235

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Intermediate

6 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Thu, 19 Mar 2020

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: 19, 26 March, 2, 23, 30 April and 7 May 2019 If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 19 Mar 2020

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: 19, 26 Mar, 2, 23, 30 April and 7 May If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Colouring-In with Your Sewing Machine!

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare to get hooked! It is quick...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

NEW

Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags

Fri, 27 Mar 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. Is it a bowl? Is it a hat? Could it be a snooze-hole for your...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Wet Felted Pictures - Painting with Fibres

Fri, 24 Apr 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for everyone who has a love of all things textural. You will learn the basic wet felting method and at the same time produce a picture made from Merino wool...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

NEW

Design + Print a Pair of Lush Cushions

Wed, 29 Apr 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Gillian for a fun workshop designing and printing your own pair of cushion covers. This workshop will be a wonderful journey into design composition and fabric printing. Using a great selection of...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Wed, 6 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Wed, 13 May 2020 - Thu, 14 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful 2 days of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. This 2 day format, allows time for you to learn the process from scratch from...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag

Sun, 17 May 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will learn how to sew your own casual messenger bag in your own choice of fabric. Under Claire's guidance you will explore adding pockets...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Thu, 28 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Fri, 29 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Intermediate Hand Embroidery

Sat, 30 May 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this 1 day workshop with Louise Goult you will move your hand embroidery skills to the next level. If you've got to grips with the basics by completing the Louise's beginners workshop,...

£85

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

NEW

Experimental Stitch with Found Objects

Thu, 10 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Taking an experimental approach with textile artist Alice Fox, you will explore different ways to incorporate a range of found objects into hand-stitched textile artwork. Find out about options such as wrapping, couching,...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Sat, 12 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£85

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Lampshade Making Morning

Sat, 12 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Spend a fun and relaxing morning with fabric designer Georgia Wilkinson and create a beautiful drum lampshade to take home. Choose from a selection of Georgia's unique and fun fabrics or even use...

£40

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Novice

0 spaces available

Peg Loom Weaving - Woven Cushion Cover Top

Fri, 18 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day weaving your very own woven cushion cover top using a peg loom. This workshop is perfect for beginners and you will be supported as you create your...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

NEW

Creative Combo - Cyanotype Print + Sew a Simple Cushion

Sat, 26 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fancy sewing something classic with a twist? Claire will guide you through the process of sewing a simple cushion - but with a unique printed fabric. Create your own cyanotype print for the...

£85

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Textile Twists - Multicoloured Coil Vessels

Sun, 27 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Carol Coleman to make gorgeous multicoloured coil vessels using your own sewing machine. You'll need to be familiar with using the zig-zag stitch on your own sewing machine but will...

£85

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All Levels

7 spaces available

NEW

Contemporary Cloth Doll Making - "Winter" - A Magical Creature

Fri, 2 Oct 2020 - Sat, 3 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The art of cloth doll making is a creative area to work in. Join textile artist, costume designer and cloth doll maker, Ray Slater, and learn some of the many techniques she uses...

£170

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: 7, 14, 21 Oct and 4, 11, 18 November If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by professional...

£160

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All Levels

7 spaces available

NEW

Loom Weaving - Herringbone Tweed

Thu, 8 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver, this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Pattern Cutting - Trouser Block

Fri, 16 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is a continuation of Claire's 2 day Pattern Cutting course.  You must have previously attended Claire's Introduction to Pattern Cutting or a similar course.  Under Claire's guidance you will draft your own personal...

£85

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

NEW

Dressmaking - Casual Linen Jacket in a Day

Sat, 7 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

With professional seamstress, Claire Humphries as your guide, you will make a simple casual jacket in a day. No pattern involved! You will draw the pattern directly on to your fabric using Claire's...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Sew an Upcycled Patchwork 'Woodgie' Cushion

Sun, 8 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. Betty's "Woodgie" Cushion creation is the comfort cushion to end all comfort cushions! It's quite...

£85

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All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Shibori Resist + Natural Dyeing Techniques

Sat, 21 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Jane Hare, for an introduction to using natural dyes and Shibori - the Japanese technique of resist dyeing. When it comes to colour, nature can be a treasure trove of...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads

Wed, 25 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hand stitch and stuff your own unique “trophy” head in textiles. Typically, you can create a festive Scandi-style Rudolf complete with antlers, or go off-piste and stitch up your favourite animal – hares,...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Designing for Textile Art

Thu, 26 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There's nothing more intimidating than a blank sheet of paper. The design side of textiles art, rather than the practical execution, is often the one that causes most head scratching. So, join textile...

£85

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

The Art of Collage + Stitch

Fri, 27 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend the day learning and experimenting with Collage and Stitch techniques with artist Josie Beszant During the workshop you will explore: - how to transfer images on to fabric - stitching paper and...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

NEW

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations

Sat, 5 Dec 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations. Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare...

£85

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All Levels

5 spaces available

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