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  • Start: Saturday 30 September - 15:00
  • Estimated End: Saturday 30 September - 18:00
  • Auditorium: Courtyard Kiln


All workshops include a tea or coffee and day entry to the thread festival

Explore the ability to draw and doodle using free machine embroidery. Working over appliqued fabrics and cut out shapes you will create a truly unique piece of textile art. You may wish to bring along some reference images to inspire your designs.

Tutor: Emma Hobbs

Emma Hobbs has a first class degree and MA in Woven textiles. She has been teaching both Art and Textiles for over 17 years and has worked in Arts Centres, schools, colleges and universities teaching and running workshops for children and adults. She is passionate about her subject and keen to share her knowledge and experience with others.  @emmarachelhobbs

Level / Ability: No previous experience necessary.

Materials provided: We supply machines with free machine/motion attachments and all other materials.        

Participants should bring with them: Thread and basic sewing kit- including pins, scissors, etc.

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