Beginners Workshops

  • Sewing For Pleasure Coach Trip NEC Birmingham
    8:00 am - 7:15 pm

If you love dressmaking, patchwork, embroidery, knitting, felt making, card making, cake decorating and more this is the trip for you. Exhibitions by national and international textile artists. There is so much to see and do, it’s arguably the BEST show in the North.

  • Felt Making Romantic Landscapes - Tutor Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Romantic landscapes a wet felt technique workshop, Using merino fibres in a painterly way create a landscape or flower garden scene. Which can be embellished at home with needle felting and stitch.

  • A Garden Canvas, Tutor - Anne Brooke
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working from an inspirational image we will create a stitched garden border that will be ‘drawn’ over with your sewing machine and further hand embellished with lovely threads buttons and beads.

  • Birdy Stitched Collage - Tutor Anne Brooke
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Take the challenge of minimal materials – to create a charming Birdy stitched collage canvas using a collage technique and hand or machine embroidery to finish

  • Fur & Feather Embroidery - Tutor Sarah Perry
    21/04/2018 - 22/04/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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.

  • Preserving the Precious - Tutor Kathleen Murphy
    07/07/2018 - 08/07/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a weekend of Slow stitch and capturing memories, with Kathleen from Murgatroyd and Bean. Embellish, embroider and preserve precious objects which we keep safe as they hold memories of places we have been or people we have loved.
This is a 2 day workshop over the weekend starting 10am Saturday 7th July to 4pm Sunday 8th July 2018

  • Stories in the Round, Tutor - Liz Cooksey
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A wonderful day with Liz Cooksey professional artist and teacher, join Liz on a journey, making your own small intricate composition using crochet, tatting and hand stitch.

  • Whimsical Wall hanging, Tutor - Emily Notman
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A creative day with Emily, embracing a range of mixed media methods to create a whimsical wall hanging.


Want To Book A Course That's Fully Booked?

If you’re interested in a workshop that is fully booked, please email us – we can add you to a reserve list or make sure you’re first to know next time we run the workshop.

Can't Make That Date?

Also let us know if there is a workshop that you’re interested in but can’t make. If you'd like to attend a workshop on a textile topic not shown here, feel free to let us know by phoning us or send us an email...

Looking forward to hearing from you. Don't forget to pop back regularly to check for new workshops and events!

Happy Sewing, Linda.


Cancellation Policy

- To secure your chosen workshop we ask for full payment at the time of booking

- If you discover later you are unable to attend please let us know as soon as possible, we may be able to offer you an alternative date

- With more than 2 weeks’ notice of cancellation, we can offer you a refund; however a £10 administration fee will be kept for all cancellations

- Cancellations within two weeks of the event will only be refunded if your place can be filled. We will try our best to fill your place