• Whitework Eyelet Embroidery Technique with Kate Barlow

    Kate has worked this element of whitework on 32count linen, using cotton a broder or perle threads. Kate creates the hole using a stylo, this means that no threads are cut, thus keeping your work really strong.

    These eyelet designs were often used on garments where both sides of the work would...

  • Redwork Hand Embroidery with Gail Penberthy

    In this comprehensive workshop Gail shares with you how to create a wide variety of projects using the simple embroidery backstitch and red stranded thread.

    Gail talks you through how to transfer the design onto your work; why she thinks backing the calico works well; the needles and thread sh...

  • A Redwork Embroidery Show and Tell with Gail Penberthy

    Redwork embroidery is basically an embroidery backstitch, so very simple to do. Here Gail shows ideas which can be worked in the traditional red. But you could also be a rebel and work them in coloured threads too.

    Everything which Gail uses in the video you can find on our

  • Rainbow Counted Embroidery Stitch Work with Kate Barlow

    Counted embroidery is a great way for lovers of cross stitch to move into embroidery. Kate talks us through how to create one of the stitches she particularly liked from patterns used in Blackwork.

    Kate suggests using a 28 count fabric, as this is easy to see and count. A higher number means t...

  • TASTER: Redwork Hand Embroidery with Gail Penberthy

    FREE Tasters (Quilting)

    In this comprehensive workshop Gail shares with you how to create a wide variety of projects using the simple embroidery backstitch and red stranded thread.

    Gail talks you through how to transfer the design onto your work; why she thinks backing the calico works well; the needles and thread sh...

  • TASTER: Whitework Eyelet Embroidery Technique with Kate Barlow
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    FREE Tasters (Embroidery)

    TASTER: Whitework Eyelet Embroidery Technique with Kate Barlow

    FREE Tasters (Embroidery)

    Kate has worked this element of whitework on 32count linen, using cotton a broder or perle threads. Kate creates the hole using a stylo, this means that no threads are cut, thus keeping your work really strong.

    These eyelet designs were often used on garments where both sides of the work would...

  • TASTER: Rainbow Counted Embroidery Stitch Work with Kate Barlow

    Counted embroidery is a great way for lovers of cross stitch to move into embroidery. Kate talks us through how to create one of the stitches she particularly liked from patterns used in Blackwork.

    Kate suggests using a 28 count fabric, as this is easy to see and count. A higher number means t...

  • Classes with Lorna Bateman

    9 videos

    Lorna is an embroidery teacher and designer who is passionate about sharing her designs and embroidery techniques. She loves all forms of 3-dimensional, raised and textured embroidery and tries to encompass as many of these in her designs as possible. Her passion for flowers shines through in all...

  • Machine Sashiko Stitches
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    #IDidntLikeToAsk Series wit...

    Machine Sashiko Stitches

    #IDidntLikeToAsk Series with Valerie Nesbitt and Jayne Brogan

    Sashiko is a traditional Japanese hand embroidery stitch. But you can make them on a machine too. All with the help of a Janome Memory Craft 9450 QCP sewing machine.
    Here, Jayne Brogan and Valerie Nesbitt show you how to make stunningly beautiful Sashiko stitches.
    This video is also part of the <...

  • TASTER: Fabric Embellishment with Kate Barlow

    Kate loves to use pre-printed fabric designs as her inspiration for her embroidery skills and left over threads.

    This is a great idea for those just beginning embroidery. Indeed, some of the fabrics have a cross stitch design printed.

    In this lovely workshop Kate shares how you can enhance ...

  • Fabric Embellishment with Kate Barlow

    Kate loves to use pre-printed fabric designs as her inspiration for her embroidery skills and left over threads.

    This is a great idea for those just beginning embroidery. Indeed, some of the fabrics have a cross stitch design printed.

    In this lovely workshop Kate shares how you can enhance ...

  • TASTER: Layer, Quilt and Bind Your First Sampler Quilt

    FREE Tasters (Quilting)

    A beginners guide
    Layer, quilt, and bind – three simple words that appear at the end of most patterns – but how do you do it?
    This video is an introduction and beginner’s guide on how to turn a piece of patchwork into a quilt. Valerie talks about the things you need to do and als...

  • Layer, Quilt and Bind Your First Sampler Quilt
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    Your First Sampler Quilt Se...

    Layer, Quilt and Bind Your First Sampler Quilt

    Your First Sampler Quilt Series with Valerie Nesbitt

    A beginners guide
    Layer, quilt, and bind – three simple words that appear at the end of most patterns – but how do you do it?
    This video is an introduction and beginner’s guide on how to turn a piece of patchwork into a quilt. Valerie talks about the things you need to do and als...

  • Wool Applique with Sallieann Harrison
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    Classes with Sallieann Harr...

    Wool Applique with Sallieann Harrison

    Classes with Sallieann Harrison

    The thumbnail picture for the video shows a lovely piece of work by Sallieann. She worked this by hand and it closely resembles penny rug work.
    Sallieann likes to use cotton perle thread (which is not stranded). She talks us through how to work various embroidery stitches that she feels add textu...

  • TASTER: Wool Applique with Sallieann Harrison
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    FREE Tasters (Embroidery)

    TASTER: Wool Applique with Sallieann Harrison

    FREE Tasters (Embroidery)

    The thumbnail picture for the video shows a lovely piece of work by Sallieann. She worked this by hand and it closely resembles penny rug work.
    Sallieann likes to use cotton perle thread (which is not stranded). She talks us through how to work various embroidery stitches that she feels add textu...

  • Meet Craig Joubert- Marbling 4 Fun
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    Interviews with Textile Art...

    Meet Craig Joubert- Marbling 4 Fun

    Interviews with Textile Art Artists

    This craft is easy and fun to do for all ages – Craig believes 3years and upwards.  The results are pretty-much instant, and dry to the touch.
    You can mix your own colours, so perfect if you want something to blend with your home decor; and you can add words with stencilling;  add texture with em...

  • TASTER: Wrist Pincushion with Jennie Rayment

    Jennie shows us how to make this useful little project from a couple of pieces of felt. She suggests using your sewing machine to create a design on the top. This could be a great opportunity for you to try out some of those stitches and/or threads you have always wondered about.
    You could just a...

  • Wrist Pincushion with Jennie Rayment

    Jennie shows us how to make this useful little project from a couple of pieces of felt. She suggests using your sewing machine to create a design on the top. This could be a great opportunity for you to try out some of those stitches and/or threads you have always wondered about.
    You could just a...

  • Classes with Angela Daymond

    16 videos

    Angela Daymond is a textile artist, quilter and teacher who just loves to stitch.

    Angela was taught to sew by her mum and worked tirelessly on her children’s Holly Hobby sewing machine growing up. Today, she is rarely found without a needle in her hand and enjoys being driven to places so she c...

  • See What's Coming up in February 2022

    February is here and we’ve got some great videos to inspire your creativity this month and keep you warm.

    For the knitting enthusiasts, Daphne Morris is back in the studio. She shows us some fabulous cable sti...