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

Thu, 22 Feb 2018

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dates: 22 Feb and 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 March 2018 If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£150

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Spring Machine Embroidery - Techniques for Creating Landscapes (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 22 Feb 2018

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dates: 22 Feb and 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 March 2018 An exciting six week course aimed at those with some prior experience of freehand machine embroidery. You will create a landscape in...

£150

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Intermediate

0 spaces available

Start Sewing! Master Your Machine + Basic Skills

Fri, 2 Mar 2018

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,...

£75

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Novice

5 spaces available

NEW

Making Traditional Moulded Silk Roses

Sun, 4 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join milliner Claire Spooner for a fun & relaxed workshop, using silk & traditional tools to make beautiful spectacular traditionally moulded silk flowers from which you can make two unique corsages. Each person...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

NEW

Upcycled Handsewn Patchwork Bag in a Day

Sat, 10 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. This bright and versatile handsewn patchwork bag can be sewn in a day with Betty...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Wet Felted Pictures - Painting with Fibres

Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag

Sun, 25 Mar 2018

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...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Introducing Pattern Cutting

Sat, 21 Apr 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Day 1: 21 April 2018 Day 2: 11 May 2018 Understand the basics of pattern construction, learning how to create a block which can then be adapted to individual designs. - Learn how...

£160

Info & Book

All Levels

3 spaces available

Introduction to Rag Rugging

Thu, 3 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Want to learn all the top tips and secrets from a leading rug maker? If you struggle with knowing your "hooky" from your "proddy" Heather Ritchie can lead you through the jargon and...

£75

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Dressmaking Techniques for a Professional Finish - Fastenings, Zips, Loops, Hooks + Buttonholes

Wed, 16 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pop your sewing machine in the boot and join professional dressmaker, Claire Humphries for this workshop where you'll learn all the tips and techniques you'll need to create a professional finish. The day...

£75

Info & Book

Intermediate

4 spaces available

Introducing Freehand Machine Embroidery - Start Colouring-in With Your Sewing Machine

Sat, 26 May 2018

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...

£75

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All Levels

3 spaces available

Rust Marks in Textile Art

Sat, 26 May 2018 - Sun, 27 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile Artist Alice Fox and discover the potential for using found rust marks from rusty objects for printing and dyeing on paper and fabric. Using an experimental approach and found metal, we...

£150

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All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Sew Your Own Handy Sewing Organiser

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join ArtisOn's ever popular seamstress, Claire Humphries, on a practical sewing day with a highly practical sewing outcome - a handy and attractive organiser for all your sewing kit. Sew this handy organiser...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

6 spaces available

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

Thu, 27 Sep 2018

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: Thurs 27 Sep, 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct & 08 Nov If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided...

£150

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Intermediate

5 spaces available

NEW

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Fri, 28 Sep 2018

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,...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Using Dissolvable Fabrics to Create Delicate Machine Embroidery

Fri, 5 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the magic of using vanishing fabric to create seemingly impossible edges and shapes using freehand machine embroidery! During this one day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will be using several types of...

£75

Info & Book

Intermediate

8 spaces available

NEW

Contemporary Cloth Doll Making - A Delicate Jointed Doll

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - Sat, 13 Oct 2018

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...

£150

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Creating with Fusible, Fragile, Fragments and Threads

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join two of our most popular tutors for this stunning workshop. Claire and Josie have come together to run a workshop combining their skills in both paper and thread to make fabric postcards...

£75

Info & Book

Intermediate

10 spaces available

NEW

Stitched Up + Sparkly - Upcycled Christmas Decorations

Thu, 15 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful second hand fabrics. With Betty's guidance you will make fun and fancy fabric Christmas decorations. They can be...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Sew Your Own Sea Anemone-Inspired Bag

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries you will learn how to sew your own decorative sea anemone-inspired bag with a fimo closure. Under Claire's guidance you will make this quirky...

£75

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Rag Rugging for Christmas - Trees & Wreaths

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 3D textures that can be achieved with Rag Rugging means some really fabulous foliage and colour effects are possible. So, what better medium for a festive wreath or decorative tree that can...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

6 spaces available

Textile Taxidermy - Textile Animal Heads

Thu, 6 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:30 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,...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

4 spaces available

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