All Courses

Sewing Taster Sessions for Adults and Children

3 1/2hr BEGINNERS SEWING TASTER Adults and Children from 10 yrs If you want to start sewing or just give yourself a confidence boost then this is the course for you. With gentle guidance and through a simple bag making project, I will show you how to set up a sewing machine, experiment with…

Cost: £40 per person. £35 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 3 1/2hrs to 4hrs
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

WORKSHOP CANCELLED. HOPE TO RUN IT IN 2021. Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of…

Cost: £tba per person includes a certificate of completion, free…
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Next Date: 10/10/2020
Eco-dyeing on silk and felt

two days 22/23 residential or day participants. Sample dye leaves and flowers onto silk lengths using well stocked garden and ancient woodland - accompanied by a professional gardener i.e.…

Cost: £95 for two days accommodation @£35 extra
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper Newton Farmouse
a weekend herbal residential course in the Gardens of Hellens Manor

A unique midsummer residential retreat at the beautiful Hellens Manor in south Herefordshire. Experience harvesting, making and sampling aromatic tisanes & cordials, pot herbs and salads, and…

Cost: £450 incl 2 nights stay at Hellens , all food and materials
Duration: Fri 5pm ( house tour at 6pm ) to Sunday 5pm
Venue: Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire
An exciting, textiles, printing technique

This is a traditional, textiles printing technique, which can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. It’s fun and absorbing and produces surprisingly quick and unique results. After experimenting with authentic Indian wood blocks, pre-cut and bought blocks, you will be guided on how to create a…

Cost: £60 per person. £55 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 1 day 10am to 4pm
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Beyond the basics is an intermediate course focusing on finishing techniques.

This workshop caters for those who have either attended our Basics of Machine Knitting workshop, or who are competent in basic operations and want to learn more. Rather than write a fixed workshop…

Cost: £150 Two Day Workshop
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags - Textile Resource Centre - Hereford
A wonderful insight into designing and making stained glass windows.

This three and a half day workshop is for beginners and those with some experience. It will give an insight into the design and making of stained glass windows and you will create your own original…

Cost: £245
Duration: Three and a half days.
Venue: Brilley Village Hall, Brilley, Nr Hay on Wye, Herefordshire HR3…
A wonderful insight into designing and making stained glass windows.

This three and a half day workshop is for beginners and those with some experience. It will give an insight into the design and making of stained glass windows and you will create your own original…

Cost: £245
Duration: Three and a half days.
Venue: Brilley Village Hall, Brilley, Nr Hay on Wye, Hereford HR3 6JG
Learn two traditional recycling techniques

Learn simple traditional techniques for making hooked or progged rugs. You could make a cushion or start a rug. If you would like to customise a hessian bag it makes a useful sampler and they make…

Cost: £85 includes a piece of hessian and a £5 voucher to spend in…
Duration: One day 10.00 - 16.00
Venue: New Brewery Arts
Traditional rag rug techniques

Learn 2 traditional techniques: Hooking, used for pictorial detail, and Progging which gives a shaggy effect. Make a small project or start a larger one in a stone manor house near Broadway,…

Cost: £80 includes home cooked lunch, biscuits, beverages during the…
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: The Stanton Guildhouse