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Learn and hone your decorative stitching skills at courses, workshops and holidays for machine or hand embroidery.




Embroidery courses & holidays

 Anglia Leisure Learning Limited
based: Suffolk, UK
Weekend residential leisure courses with top quality tutors, comfortable venues and good home cooking. Improve your skills while making new friends and enjoying achieving more than you ever thought possible. Courses are held in East Anglia and the Midlands. Download Answers to 101 Questions from the website.
| patchwork/quilting | textile tours | beadwork | lace making | embroidery | writing | mixed media | painting/drawing | knitting/crochet | England |

based: Buckinghamshire, UK
Colouricious specialises in textile and embroidery craft holidays in Egypt and India. Typical courses/tours are: creative hand embroidery, a textiles tour in India looking at local embroidery and hand made quilts, and a creative textiles retreat creating a fabric books using a variety of techniques that include fabric block printing.
| printmaking | scrapbooking | embroidery | textile tours | patchwork/quilting | paper crafts | mixed media | escorted tours | groups | Egypt | India |

 Louise Gardiner
based: Cheshire, UK
Contemporary sticthing workshops with embroidery artist/illustrator Louise Gardiner. The 3-day workshops take place from a water powered former cotton in a village in Cheshire. Drawing, design, coffee, biscuits and sherry are all included as part of the workshop!
| embroidery | England |

 Textiles Trip to India
based: Buckinghamshire, UK
Special 10-day textiles holiday with Colouricious, exploring local hand made quilts and embroidery in remote Kutch, the capital of India's embroidery industry. Highlights include visits to the Calico Museum of Textiles and Law Garden Textiles market, lessons from local embroiderers, and visits to see block printing, bandhani, rogan and quilt making.
| printmaking | embroidery | textile tours | patchwork/quilting | escorted tours | groups | India |

 Westhope Craft College
based: Shropshire, UK
Short weekend and mid-week craft courses including a number of embroidery courses such as an introduction to goldwork or mixed media machine embroidery. Also a range of day courses.
| embroidery | England |

usa flag Dalton Textile Tours
based: Colorado, USA
Tours to China offering an in-depth look at Chinese embroidery, history and culture with experienced tour guide and textile collector.
| embroidery | China |

based: Surrey, UK
Lacemaking and embroidery holidays and workshops from the Feltmakers, Lacemakers, Embroiderers, Weavers and Spinners Group.
| lace | embroidery | UK | Poland |

uk flag Great Escapes
based: East Sussex, UK
Country house weekends lacemaking, embroidery and beading.
| beadwork | lace | embroidery | UK |

Masseria della Zingara
based: Puglia, Italy
Special stitching breaks with top stitching stars, based at Masseria della Zingara (The House of the Gypsy).
| embroidery | Italy |

UK flag Centre D'Art Textile
based: Vendee, France
Residential textile art and machine embroidery courses from a studio within a stylish Art Deco Maison Bourgeoise.
| embroidery | France |

usa flag Traveling Together
based: Forida, USA
Vacation tours that feature quilting, knitting, miniature doll house collecting, needlepoint and embroidery.
| needlepoint/cross stitch | patchwork/quilting | embroidery | model making | Worldwide |

UK flag Vine Embroidery
based: Wiltshire, UK
Residential embroidery classes, including a weekend course at Dillington House, Illminster, Somerset.
| embroidery | England |



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