If you love being creative with textiles, we have a range of courses and workshops to help you learn the basics or stretch your skills, in everything from dressmaking to patchwork and quilting and lots more besides.
Adult Leisure Courses
A great way to indulge in a hobby or passion, further your skills and meet new people.
Crochet for Beginners Workshop
This workshop is ideal for anyone with no prior knowledge of the craft. Learn how to work basic crochet…
Designing and Making Jeans - Dressmaking
This course is suitable for learners who have attended a Beginners or Improvers Dressmaking course, or…
You will develop knowledge and confidence in dressmaking through: • Learning how to use a sewing…
This course will provide further exploration and practice of more elaborate dressmaking techniques. …
Dressmaking with your Sewing Machine
You will develop knowledge and confidence in using your sewing machine and dressmaking through: •…
Introduction to Wet Felting (Needlecraft)
The course will cover the basic way of felting wool using the 'wet' style of felting. This is a very…
Simple Clothes Alterations
Simple Clothes Alterations covers things such as sewing on a button, taking up a hem or taking something…
The Upholstery course will afford you the opportunity to: learn about the traditional tools and materials…
Want to know what's in store?
Why not take a sneak peak at some of our textiles courses in action, by viewing the video opposite!
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