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Hanging by a Thread - Creative Textile Studio

A Creative Textiles Teaching & Learning Center in Warrington
The Old School, Fairfield Street, Warrington
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Christmas Craft Fair & Open Art Studios

Nov 27, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022

We’re beginning to get that Christmassy feeling here at the Old School and we want to share it with you!

Come along to our Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday 27th November 11am – 4pm and get your hands of some locally made crafts and unique makes to gift to friends and family during the festive peri...

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Brooch making workshop: With Linda Foley Stitch Artist

Nov 6, 2022 – Nov 6, 2022

Instagram: lindafoley_stitchedworks
Sun 6th Nov
A little Christmas chillout treat for yourself!
£30 per person
Starting at 10.30 (3 Hours)
At the Textile Studio at the old school.
A no stress feel good workshop. We will explore free hand stitching within a circular boundary making a brooch to tak...

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Wet Felted Bag making workshop

Jul 16, 2022 – Jul 16, 2022

*Wet Felting Bag Workshop* Sat 16th July - 10 til 3ish. Suitible for those with a little experience of Feltmaking, a fun day expanding your skills using a resist, playing with pattern and colour. Including how you do a lining for it and giving you a magnetic fastener for it) Final bags will be t...

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Wet Felted Landscape Workshop

Mar 31, 2022 – Mar 31, 2022

Thurs 31st March
Building a landscape with a meadow flower feel.
Suitable for beginners
- Allow 4.5+ hours - £42 -

Felt - Making Landscape Workshop
Contact Maria – 07951 046780 or

Learn to wet felt – A fun workshop creating a wet felted landscape with wool fibres. We’ll also be doing a bit of needle felting and stitch. This is a 4.5+ hour session with refreshments. Just bring your ...

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Feltmaking Tuesdays & Creative Textile Wednesdays

Jan 18, 2022 – Mar 30, 2022

Beginners courses restart in January 2022 in feltmaking (wet and needle felting and creative textiles (free stitch, image transfer etc)

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Lino stamp cut, print & Stitch collage 2 day workshop

Jan 13, 2022 – Jan 14, 2022

This is a new workshop inspired by Angie Lewin prints. (We have been working on free stitched collages as part of the Creative Textiles block.) We are looking at cutting your own flora and fauna based heads and stems stamps, printing these on different fabrics and creating a stitch fabric collage...

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a year ago
I really enjoy classes with Maria, very well prepared and resourced. Plenty of advice, ideas and encouragement. Allows you to develop your own ideas with help, rather than sticking to a rigid formula. Lovely atmosphere in class, supporting each other and sharing ideas. I've done felting, free machine embroidery, lino cut etc. Missed them so much in lockdown, so glad to be returning
- Bertha B
a year ago
I have learned so much from Maria's classes. The amount of preparation she puts into samples and instructions makes the projects achievable for all. The sessions are friendly and sociable and the students support and encourage each other. The studio is a joy to be in and the skills and confidence gained is worth every penny. And I must give a nod to the chocolate brownies!
- Gillianne A
a year ago
A joy to attend Maria’a workshops. Enlightening and fun. Maria connects really well with her students offering great inspiration and support. The tea and biscuits are good too!!
- Madeleine D

Print, Free Stitch & Feltmaking Classes

Print, Stitch and Felt making Classes and Workshops run from a large airy studio. Sessions are generally for adults with some child friendly sessions. As the situation changes I'm adapting by using zoom sessions, developing pre recorded sessions with kits and adopting heavy restrictions on the number of students in the workshop.

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  • 07951 046780


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The Old School
Fairfield Street
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