Needlework

Would you like to learn or improve your needlework skills? Find an online course or in-person workshop for needlework, embroidery, quilting, macramé, knitting and crochet. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and information about the school.
  • In-Person Course

    Beginner Macramé Workshop – 1 Day

    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in an indulgent full day workshop. You’ll come away with beautiful macramé items that you’ll be proud to use yourself or give as gifts. You could even start selling your items when you are ready as Macramé is very sought after.

    £140.00
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    Location : Shropshire

    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in an indulgent full day workshop. ...

  • Online Course

    Beginner Macramé Workshop from Home – 3 Hours

    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in a lovely 3 hour workshop in the comfort of your own home. You’ll make beautiful macramé items that you’ll be proud to use yourself or give as gifts.

    £80.00
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    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in a lovely 3 hour workshop in ...

  • In-Person Course

    Artist Retreat in The Shropshire Hills – 5 Days & 5 Nights

    Totally spoil yourself with this indulgent 5 day, 5 night retreat in the heart of The Shropshire Hills. Each day you will have a one to one session with Rachel, followed by a studio session to practice and explore in your own time with the studio to yourself. Then an evening by the campfire and a night glamping (in a gorgeous bell tent in the summer or our fab retro caravan in the winter).

    £500.00
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    Location : Shropshire

    Totally spoil yourself with this indulgent 5 day, 5 night retreat in the heart of The ...

  • Online Course

    Crocheting Course Learn at Home Live with Rachel – Intermediate

    6 x 2-hour sessions will get you from feeling like a beginner to a confident independent crocheter.

    £240.00
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    6 x 2-hour sessions will get you from feeling like a beginner to a confident ...

  • In-Person Course

    Beginner Macramé Workshop – 3 Hours

    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in a lovely 3-hour workshop and come away with beautiful macramé items that you’ll be proud to use yourself or give as gifts.

    £70.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Shropshire

    Get stuck into this fun and accessible craft in a lovely 3-hour workshop and ...

  • Online Course

    Crocheting Course Learn at Home Live with Rachel – Beginners

    If you’ve always wanted to crochet, or you’ve tried and found it tricky on your own, this is the course is for you. Starter kit, weekly sessions at a time that suits you and help and support in between you’ll be crocheting before you know it!

    £240.00

    If you’ve always wanted to crochet, or you’ve tried and found it ...

  • Online Course

    Knitting Course – Learn at Home Live with Rachel

    If you’ve always wanted to knit, or you’ve tried and found it tricky on your own, this is the course is for you. Starter kit, weekly sessions at a time that suits you and help and support in between you’ll be knitting before you know it!

    £240.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    If you’ve always wanted to knit, or you’ve tried and found it ...

  • Yarn dyeing workshop - Swindon
    In-Person Course

    Sock Knitting Workshop

    £60.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

  • Picture Needle Felting Workshop
    In-Person Course

    Picture Needle Felting Workshop

    Join us for this relaxed and enjoyable workshop; exploring the world of needle felting to create a beautiful needle felted picture using techniques developed during the day.

    £75.00
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    Location : Worcestershire

    Join us for this relaxed and enjoyable workshop; exploring the world of needle felting ...

  • Learn to Knit workshop
    In-Person Course

    Learn to Knit

    This learn to knit workshop will teach you how to cast on, cast off and the knit and purl stitches. You will also learn how to read a knitting pattern, whilst making your own mug cosy using your new skills.

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    This learn to knit workshop will teach you how to cast on, cast off ...

  • Crochet workshop -mug cosy
    In-Person Course

    Learn to Crochet

    This learn to crochet workshop will teach you how to crochet a foundation chain, slip stitch and the double crochet and treble crochet stitches, you will also learn how to read a crochet pattern and chart, whilst making your own mug cosy using your new skills.

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    This learn to crochet workshop will teach you how to crochet a foundation chain, ...

  • Online Course

    Learn Mexican Otomi Embroidery

    Next in the Stitches of the World Series comes the bright and beautiful Otomi Stitching from Mexico. Using a customised version of a favourite stitch, Otomi stitching uses bright and bold colours to portray flora and fauna. We use a white cotton and perle thread to create this colourful creation. It measures 25x35cm, so is larger than the usual being Ewe workshops – but this is more representative of the stitching works created by the Otomi people – of which you’ll learn more in the class!
    This workshop will be held over 2 evenings – 13th and 20th of June.

    £60.00
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    Next in the Stitches of the World Series comes the bright and beautiful Otomi ...

  • In-Person Course

    Hand Embroidery Course for Beginner

    Learn the basics of hand embroidery and develop your skills with experienced hand embroider, Jung Byon. Each week, Jung will be teaching you different embroidery skills, and you’ll learn by embroidering different motifs.

    This workshop is open to beginners and experienced embroiderers.

    You can join the 4-week course (every Friday in March) or any of the dates (every Fridays) which you are particularly interested in.

    10:00-3:00 (12:00-1:00 lunch break)

    Venue: the fashion school (the nearest tube: sloane sqaure)

    please book on
    https://www.thefashionschool-uk.com/adult-classes-workshops or
    https://bookwhen.com/thefashionschool/e/ev-sfi6-20220304100000

    £80.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Greater London

    Learn the basics of hand embroidery and develop your skills with experienced hand embroider, ...

  • City and Guilds introductory programme in creative skills - handknitting - with Making Futures CIC
    Online Course

    City & Guilds accredited Introductory Programme in Creative Skills – Handknitting

    Our Introductory Creative Studies – Knitting course is a 30-hour supported self-study programme you can complete in your own time.

    The Introductory programme is accredited by City & Guilds as an affiliate centre of Artybird Carnforth.

    Debbie will be teaching this new programme which will be available to study via distance learning, so you can learn from the comfort of your own home at a time and pace to suit you. There’s no pressure, and Debbie will be there to assist and guide you throughout your learning journey.

    Whether you are a brand-new knitter, aspiring designer or a more experienced knitter who would simply like to consolidate their skills, you will love this new programmes. And, if you would like to be recognised for your achievements, you can submit your work for formal accreditation for an internationally recognised, professional qualification from City & Guilds.

    £300.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Our Introductory Creative Studies – Knitting course is a 30-hour supported self-study programme you can ...

  • City and Guilds Foundation programme in creative skills - handknitting - with Making Futures CIC
    Online Course

    City & Guilds accredited Foundation programme in Creative Skills – Handknitting

    Our Foundation Creative Studies – Knitting programme is a 120-hour, supported self-study programme.
    Studied over the course of a year, the Foundation programme is ideal for anyone who wishes to study their craft area in depth, which could be for personal interest or for professional development. You may have attended a number of workshops, or done an introductory programme and are now ready to progress, integrating design alongside good craft skills to develop as a designer-maker or pattern designer.

    £900.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Our Foundation Creative Studies – Knitting programme is a 120-hour, supported self-study programme. Studied over ...

  • In-Person Course

    Figurative Textiles with The Pale Rook

    Join world-famous textile sculptor Johanna Flannigan, aka The Pale Rook, to explore the stories you know, the stories you hear, and the stories you want to tell. Work with a mix of traditional cloth doll making methods and free form textile sculpture, as well as incorporating found objects and natural materials to create a unique figurative sculpture. You will learn how to recognise emerging characters in your doll making, and how to use the inherent qualities of your materials to bring these characters to life.

    £225.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Join world-famous textile sculptor Johanna Flannigan, aka The Pale Rook, to explore the stories ...

  • In-Person Course

    Rya Weaving with Stephanie Fradette

    Join us for a fantastic shaggy Rya weaving workshop with Stephanie Fradette, aka Le Petit Moose. Tapestry weaving has seen a great resurgence in interior designs of late, and Rya weaving is a great way to achieve a contemporary art piece for your home. Stephanie will teach you how to incorporate this specific knotting technique into an abstract landscape-inspired wall hanging. During the course of the day, we will begin by sketching your design then focus on maximising textures and finding our weaving rhythm whilst learning the fundamental techniques of warping your loom, knot variations and finishing techniques. This class is ideal for beginners, as no prior weaving experience is needed.

    £125.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Join us for a fantastic shaggy Rya weaving workshop with Stephanie Fradette, aka Le ...

  • In-Person Course

    Hand Embroidery: Embellishing Printed Fabrics

    Tutor Helen Walsh will inspire you to explore hand embroidery by embellishing patterned fabric; you will discover how to use printed fabric as a base for your work, allowing you to create unique pieces of textile art.

    To book, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hand-embroidery-embellishing-printed-fabrics-with-helen-walsh-tickets-216919350617.

    £80.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Tutor Helen Walsh will inspire you to explore hand embroidery by embellishing patterned fabric; ...

  • In-Person Course

    Make a Hand Sewn Mini-Quilt

    Join textile artist Deborah Manson in this one-day workshop to make a unique 40cms x 40cms sewn patchwork quilt.

    Deborah will begin by talking about her own practice and showing you examples, inspiring you to design your own unique patchwork composition using colour and shape, a selection of Deborah’s naturally dyed fabrics, and your own fabric scraps.

    £110.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Join textile artist Deborah Manson in this one-day workshop to make a unique 40cms ...

  • In-Person Course

    Professional Sewing Techniques

    Would you like to take your sewing to the next level?

    Perhaps you’ve already made a few dresses and even completed some trickier projects, and now you’re ready to develop your basic machine sewing skills to professional standard.

    Come and spend five days seriously improving your sewing techniques on this intensive, practical course based in our professional fashion studios.

    £495.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Nottinghamshire

    Would you like to take your sewing to the next level?

  • In-Person Course

    Fibre Fusion Masterclasses with Jane

    Spend the day planning, creating a picture using a variety of fibres such as wool, silk, milk, plant and synthetic in my studio in a rural area of Hampshire.
    10am – 3.30pm.
    Saturdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
    Incorporates wet felting in the process with scope to do needle felting and embellishments.
    Contact Jane at: marinersstudio@outlook.com for date availability and further information.
    Instagram : mariners_studio

    £120.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Hampshire

    Spend the day planning, creating a picture using a variety of fibres such as ...

  • In-Person Course

    Knitting

    Over the twelve sessions you will learn everything you need to become a competent knitter – each month you will create a new project and develop your skills.

    During the year you will learn to cast on, knit, purl, cast off, read a knitting chart, increase and decrease stitches, knit in the round, cable knit, Intarsia, colour changes, lace knitting.

    You will also learn how to problem-solve dropped stitches, stitch markers, safety lines and when to ask for help!

    Projects to include making Wash cloths, flowers, key rings, hairbands, shawl, broach, bauble.

    £20.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Northamptonshire

    Over the twelve sessions you will learn everything you need to become a competent ...

  • Online Course

    Friendship Star Cushion Class

    Using the patchwork block, the Friendship Star, create a beautiful quilted cushion cover.

    £40.00
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    Using the patchwork block, the Friendship Star, create a beautiful quilted cushion cover.

  • Online Course

    Patchwork and Quilting for Beginners

    This class introduces you to the basics of patchwork and quilting, using two of the basic buildings blocks of patchwork. With all the materials, video tutorials, helpful hints and tips and a support group to help you from start to finish, you get to create a beautiful cushion or wall hanging

    £45.00
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    This class introduces you to the basics of patchwork and quilting, using two of ...

  • Online Course

    Quilted Bag Workshop

    Join me for a fun class to create a stunning quilted bag which will bring you compliments wherever you go. It’s a great introduction to quilting.  I explain the whole process, so this is suitable for beginners, as well as those looking for a fun project.

    £40.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Join me for a fun class to create a stunning quilted bag which will ...

  • Online Course

    Online : Crochet a Multi Stitch Blanket 5 Part Workshop

    Create a beautiful multi stitch crochet blanket in our step by step 5 week zoom course. The cost is for all 5 zoom sessions which will be 90 mins each.
    You will also get access to tutorial videos and a Facebook support group.
    This blanket is ideal for beginners, but it can also be made more difficult for more experienced crocheters.
    This will run for 5 consecutive Tuesday’s starting from the 27th April

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Create a beautiful multi stitch crochet blanket in our step by step 5 week zoom ...

  • Online Course

    DesignaKnit: Private One to One Tuition Online or In-Person

    DesignaKnit 8 & 9 online or one to one, private bespoke lesson for beginner to advanced machine knitters & hand knitters. This course is online or one to one in the studio of Claire Newberry. Contact Claire to discuss your requirements further. These lessons are available for national & international students.

    £35.00
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    DesignaKnit 8 & 9 online or one to one, private bespoke lesson for beginner to advanced ...

  • Online Course

    Online Live, Private, One to One Lesson From One Hour to 3hrs Duration

    This course is ideal for DesignaKnit 8&9 CAD software along with your own knitting machine. The lessons are for beginner to advanced as the session is private one to one, we cover what you want to learn at your own pace. All makes & models of domestic knitting machine are covered as well as industrial Dubied. Students are also welcome for one to one tutorials to work alongside your own specialisms of: knitted textile design, fashion knitwear design & mixed media textile design courses. Get in touch to discuss your requirements more fully.

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    This course is ideal for DesignaKnit 8&9 CAD software along with your own knitting ...

  • In-Person Course

    One to One Machine Knitting Lesson in Studio. Private, Bespoke Lesson

    Private one to one tuition which is bespoke to your machine knitting needs. Tuition on most makes & types of knitting machines are covered including Brother, Knitmaster, Silver Reed, Passap & Dubied. The course is suitable for beginner to advanced as the 3hr session is totally geared to your needs. Student tutorials with intensive training on various knitting techniques are also given as well as DesignaKnit 8 & 9 tuition.

    £99.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Northamptonshire

    Private one to one tuition which is bespoke to your machine knitting needs. Tuition ...

  • In-Person Course

    Needle Felting

    Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. On these courses you will learn to needle felt a range of animals and objects. By using a choice of woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle you will knit the fibres into shapes to create your own unique ornament.

    £30.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. On these courses you will learn to ...

  • In-Person Course

    Embroidered Flowers- Make a Mini Book

    This is a lovely creative embroidery workshop for those of you who would like to come and play for a day.

    £75.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Worcestershire

    This is a lovely creative embroidery workshop for those of you who would like ...

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