Applique for Beginners

'Applique' is the process whereby a picture/ design is made by stitching pieces of cloth onto a background fabric. Bring along a picture or photograph of your choice and a selection of fabrics that you would like to use - both plain and patterned fabrics work well. You will then design, cut out, and stitch together your masterpiece! If you are stuck for inspiration, landscapes and seascapes are a good reference.

Art – Portraiture Workshop

On this exciting one day Portraiture Workshop you will learn how to draw the face in proportion. You will learn how to create skin tone in gorgeous chalk pastel and how to get a likeness. In the morning you will be working from a photograph of a loved one and then after lunch you will be drawing a portrait from life. There will be a small extra charge for the model.

Design and make your own bag

This course offers the chance to design and make your own bag. There will be a choice of two bag patterns – both beach bag size. You will then cut out and assemble the bag using your own fabric and a supplied pattern. Finished samples will be available for reference, and there will be step […]

Make Your Own Christmas Wreaths

Come along and make unique Christmas wreaths to impress your friends and give away as gifts. You will learn how to make three different styles of wreath using textiles, haberdashery, beads and natural materials. Wreath frames will be supplied at cost price. Please refer to the course web page for 'Materials You Will Need'.