Workshops

Some of the following subjects are available workshops for groups. My fees are £190 for a 10am to 4pm day plus any travel incurred. Maximum 12 people. I also run workshops at various advertised dates. These are usually advertised on this website or my facebook page.

– Creating bonded surfaces
How to create a bonded textile surface using different yarns and fabrics to create an interesting surface for further stitch creations – suitable for beginners and advanced who can use a machine

– 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

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 – 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 you can then line and make into a zipped pouch – suitable for anyone who can thread and use a sewing machine

– Using your embellishing machine
How to create felted surfaces using various fibres that can then be made into a landscape picture or made into a book cover – suitable for those with an embellisher machine who wish to further explore

– 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

– Appliqued pictures
How to create a picture using applique and stitch – suitable for beginners who can use a sewing machine

– IMPROV Piecing
This is worked in a group creating blocks that are added to and passed through the group as you go creating blocks that will be will be made into quilts – there is NO MEASURING in this process of piecing! Great fun and you really don’t know what you’ll end up with other than your original fabrics made into blocks to take home and complete as a quilt – suitable for anyone able to use a sewing machine.

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