Textile Workshops run in Brighton and other locations – Freehand Machine Embroidery and Needle Felting

Whether on you are a beginner or have experience come and unlock your creative talent. Explore a new, exciting and freeing way to use your sewing machine, drawing with thread. Enter the world of textile art; learn to create beautiful pieces and find a new use for your fabric stash! Courses tailored to your skill level and what you wish to make and achieve.

Freehand Machine Embroidery and Applique Workshops

Level 1 – Come and start your creative journey using freehand machine embroidery and appliqué, learn how to make your own textile art.

Level 2 – Expand your textile art skills and experiment with mixed media. Learn to create more textured pieces. Incorporate couching, painting, soluble fabric, fibres and found objects into your work.

Level 3 – Get 3D! Learn how to make stunning multi layered three dimensional textile art, make your work come alive.


Make a Portrait, human or animal, using and improving your techniques to make a high level textile artistic impression of your chosen subject.


Needle Felting Workshops

Learn how to needle felt, explore how to create beautiful life-like portraits. From animals to landscapes you can use wool and a needle to discover a new world of textiles.

Starting with the basics, I will guide you through the art of needle felting. I will show you how to prepare and transfer your image onto your chosen fabric background, then how to blend, shape and prepare your wool before felting, and how to achieve an accurate life like depiction of you chosen image.

Warning: Needle felting is highly addictive!

I'd love to hear from you if you'd like to know more information!