Workshops

Some of the following subjects are available workshops for groups. My fees are £240 for a 10am to 4pm day plus any travel incurred. Maximum 15 people unless it’s a hand stitch workshop. I also run workshops at various advertised dates and venues. These are usually advertised on this website or my Facebook “events” page.


– Free motion embroidery
How to create backgrounds for quilting or do decorative pictures using free motion embroidery using your sewing machine – suitable for beginners who can use a sewing machine and can drop the feed dogs on their machine and gas a darning/embroidery foot

Stitch and paint landscape
Create a stitched landscape using a painted background and free motion embroidery – knowledge of free motion embroidery would be useful

– Using soluble fabric
How to use different sorts of soluble fabric to create lace or art pictures and surfaces– requires you to have some knowledge of free motion embroidery on your machine


– Making a “quilt as you go” zipped pouch
How to make a quilt as you go piece that can be embellished and then lined to make into a zipped pouch – suitable for anyone who can thread and use a sewing machine

Surprise Landscapes

A clever way to layer and cut fabrics using your imagination with random placements to create a fabulous surprise landscape – suitable for anyone who can use a machine

– Creating a bonded surface with foils and organza
How to create a piece of fabric by bonding fabric and fibres and adding in foils – suitable for beginners – knowledge of free motion embroidery would be useful but not essential

– Working with Lutradur and Tyvek
Painting, melting and manipulating these intriguing products to use in textile art and stitch – suitable for everyone

Creating with recycled sari silk – a hand stitch workshop

Design a beautiful handstitched talisman pouch by combining layers of organza, yarns and sari silk ribbon with hand stitching to create a rich, tactile art object – suitable for anyone with a very basic knowledge of a few stitches

I’m also available for one to one tuition by appointment, please see more information here.