Sewing, Textile & Craft Workshops
Sewing classes and creative workshops from taster sessions to weekly courses
Saturday 30 March
Using a variety of hand embroidery stitches spend a relaxing day creating a beautiful vase of flowers under the guidance of tutor Linda Robinson.
Tues & Wed 2 & 3 April
Two days of wonderful embroidery with Sarah, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 2nd & 3rd April 2019. Working in layers of stitch you will produce a raised bird or animal to apply to a background fabric. A wonderful way of producing a sculptured, life-like work of art.
Sat 18 May
Build your confidence by getting to know your machine with a step-by-step guide and lots of sewing practice.
Tuesday 30 April, 7, 14 and 21 May 2019
Learn how to make felt using bright colourful merino fibres. You will be making pictures, learning how to use a resist to make a bowl and nuno felting a lovely silk and fibre scarf.
Monday 10 June
As the light of the sun fades, the silhouettes of different birds appear against the twilight landscapes. Create a beautiful silhouette wall hanging with Gail’s expert guidance.
From Us To You
Welcome to the world of Creative Thread, a place to relax, be inspired and make at your own pace, with people who share the same interest in sewing, textiles and the handmade…..
We love to teach and to inspire you to make, whether you are new to sewing or an experienced maker you will find a varied programme of creative sewing and textile workshops from machine sewing to hand embroidery, felt making to mixed media and more; plus a fabulous range of amazing workshops taught by our visiting professional artists.
In April 2016 we opened Creative Thread Fabric and Sewing Shop, a sewalicious space of delicious 100% cotton fabrics, enticing embroidery threads, beautiful buttons, patterns by indie designers, sewing and embroidery kits by British makers, felting supplies, haberdashery, yarns and trims with the wow factor…
Come and see us soon; our enthusiasm is contagious, our love of fabrics and all things textile is infectious and we love to inspire you.
What workshop would you like to see? We’d love to know. Drop us a line and and we’ll look into arranging a course!
Creative Thread Voucher
The perfect gift for fabric lovers, workshop lovers or for sewalicous supplies.
A gift of creativity – Creative Thread Gift vouchers are available for any of our workshops or classes.
Or we have lots of choice in the shop – fabrics to yarns, embroidery kits to dressmaking patterns, Embroidery threads to felting supplies, in fact something for all creative people..
Our vouchers can be personalised to you, any value available upward of £10.00
We will post the vouchers out to you, or you can collect at
Creative Thread Sewing and Fabric shop, 4 Market Place, Garstang, PR3 1ZA.
Call us 01995 603363
Sat 13 July 2019
Layer colourful scraps of scrim, lace, calico and wool fibres, using an embellishing machine or hand-held needle felting tool, to make a quirky birdy wall hanging.
I would definitely recommend Machine Sewing For The Terrified to anyone who wants to learn how to use their machine.
I had become very disillusioned with mine and it had sat in the loft for around 25 years but after your course I am feeling very inspired. I felt a lot more confident using my machine and then I even surprised myself by making a beautiful book cover.
i just wanted to say a big thank you for a great course on Saturday!Susan Margetts
New To Sewing?
Try beginners machine and hand sewing classes.
These workshops offer lots of guidance and encouragement to build your confidence and help you to develop new skills.
Want To Try Something New?
Learn new techniques from our professional textile artists who'll motivate and inspire you with their knowledge of, and passion for working with textiles.