Creative Textile Design, Penrith (monthly)

Monday, 23rd September 2019

14/10/2019, 25/11/2019, 9/12/2019

Just Sew, 1, Poets Walk, Penrith CA11 7HJ

10.00am – 2.00pm (4 hours)



Sarah Colgate

Create your own textile designs. Subjects include landscape, seascape, animals/birds etc. with tips on drawing and painting them. Textile techniques include applique, needle felting, transfer painting, mixed media, colour. It is possible to join the course after the start date; phone for details.

Beginners and improvers

If you wish to book a place on one or more course(s), please email, telephone or write to us to check there is a space available. Payment details will be given after which we shall hold your place for 3 days to allow you time to pay either by BACS or by cheque. For further details please see Booking.

These will include demonstrations by tutor; individual practice by student; instruction on a group and individual basis.

Items you will need to bring to the first session of the course: A range of soft synthetic brushes, watercolour pencils, 2 pots for water, rubber, ruler, pencil (2B), sketch book. Synthetic (polyester) white/cream fabric that has been ironed, sewing thread; fine or embroidery thread (various colours), needles with eyes that fit threads and general sewing equipment; dressmakers’ pins, scissors, etc., newspaper or plastic table cloth to protect table. NB: Transfer paints, paper, and wadding will be provided, cost £1.50 Other equipment for later in course will be discussed at the first session.

e.g. materials supplied by tutor. Nominal charge, if required.

Parking: nearest car park is Bluebell Lane Car Park, Brunswick Road, Penrith CA11 7LX The sewing room is on the first floor via stairs. Tea and coffee provided.