Workshops

Check out our fabulous selection of workshops! We recommend booking before the show to avoid disappointment.

ADORABLE AMIGURUMI TOADSTOOL KEY RING with Emma Pickering, Oh So Pretty And Clever – 11.30

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
AmigurumiCrochet
Join Emma to learn how to create this adorable Amigurumi Toadstool Key Ring. Learn from Emma’s expertise as she guides...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £25
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GOLDWORK: GOLDEN, GUILDED DRAGONFLY’S with Kathleen Laurel Sage – Friday 13.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
GoldworkHand Embroidery
Experience traditional techniques to create a golden Dragonfly with a leather padded body, couched cords to outline him and filling...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

AN INTRODUCTION TO MARQUETRY with Mike Roberts, The Marquetry Society – 13.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Marquetry
Learn the skilled craft of Marquetry, which uses natural wood veneer to produce pictures and decorate boxes and items of furniture.  You...
Duration: 150 Minutes
Cost: £25
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BOXY ZIPPED POUCH with Adam Burch, aka Adam Sews – 11.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Juki Sewing CelebsSewing
In this fun workshop, Adam will show you how to create a fabulous boxy pouch using 10-inch squares of fabric;...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

BUSINESS START-UP: PERFECT PRICING FOR YOUR CRAFT PRODUCT with Annie Gianini founder of HUSTLEwell – 12.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Business Coaching
What if you that you could fund your burgeoning craft stash and take home some extra cash by turning your...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

BUTTERCUP FAIRY YARN DOLL with Michelle Goodfield, Thimble Wood – 15.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Hand Stitching
Join Michelle Goodfield from Thimble Wood to create a charming yarn flower fairy doll. You will learn the very simple...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

CATHEDRAL WINDOWS COLLAGE with Maria Thomas – 15.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
CollagePatchwork
Create a mini patchwork collage with vintage and recycled materials using the simple folding method of Cathedral windows. Expand your creativity whilst...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

CUTE SEWING BOX with Nicki Gunn, Daisy’s 60 Minute Crafts – 10.00

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
CARTONNAGE
Join Nicki from Daisy’s 60 Minute Crafts to make this cute sewing box, perfect to have on hand for all...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

DOODLE STITCHING with Jessica Grady – Friday 15.00

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Hand Embroidery
Come along to this 60-minute class and start your very own colourful doodle cloth with artist Jessica Grady. Doodle stitching...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

EASTER BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP with Anna Weatherley-Hastings, The India Block Print Co. – 11.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Block Printing
During this 90-minute workshop you will explore Easter and spring designs from The Indian Block Print Co. Using their hand...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

EXPERIMENTAL EMBROIDERED WORLDS with Elnaz Yazdani – Friday 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Experimental EmbroideryHand Embroidery
During the workshop Elnaz will guide you through a variety of beautiful and intricate techniques using an array of experimental...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24
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FABULOUS FREE-MOTION STITCHING with Kerrie Padmore, Living in Loveliness – 14.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
AppliqueFree motion StitchingQuilting
Join Kerrie from Living In Loveliness to learn the art of basic raw edge appliqué and stipple quilting during this...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

IN THE MEADOW – Layer, Paint and Stitch with Wendy Dolan ALL DAY MACHINE EMBROIDERY MASTERCLASS

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
All dayMachine EmbroideryMasterclass
This Masterclass is inspired by the Meadow Flowers Project in Wendy’s book ‘Layer, Paint and Stitch’, during the day you...
Duration: 7 Hours
Cost: £140

INTRODUCTION TO BEAUTIFUL BATIK  with Shree Desai – 12.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Batik
Ready to step into our time machine – which takes you back over 2000 years? This journey takes you through...
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cost: £35

INTRODUCTION TO PUNCH NEEDLE with Kim Searle, Darn It! Workshops – 13.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Rag Rugging
Create your own punch needle artwork using a wide variety of different colours and textures. Experiment with four different types...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

MACRAME FLOWER VASE with Lyndsey Harvey, Crafting with Lyndsey – 13.30

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Macramé
Try the fun craft of macramé and using several different knots, create a pretty hanging flower vase, complete with macramé...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

MAKE A FABRIC FLOWER POT COVER with Freya Gilbert, Crafty Sew and So – 13.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Sewing
Discover the joy of sewing in this beginner-friendly workshop! Create a charming fabric flowerpot cover for a 20cm pot, mastering...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17
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MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC HARE with Ros Ingram – 09.40

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Ceramics
Join ceramic artist Ros Ingram and learn how to create your own characterful clay hare in this step-by-step workshop. All...
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cost: £35

MONOPRINTING USING GEL PLATES with Hannah Blowes – Submerge Art – 15.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Printing
Explore a variety of Gel Plate Printing techniques (with Hannah from Submerge Art). Experiment with layering colour and texture using plants,...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £30

MOSAIC BLUE BIRD with Anne Tyson – 15.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Mosaic
Join Anne Tyson from Flowerpot Mosaics for a fun introduction to the world of mosaics and create a pretty mosaic...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

MYSTICAL DWELLING with Alex Hellawell – 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Cured Clay
Bring a little fairy magic into your home, with a beautiful woodland dwelling. In this 2-hour workshop you will be...
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cost: £35
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NEEDLE FELTED SEWING MOUSE with Steffi Stern, The Makerss – 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Needlefelting
Learn how to needle felt this cute poseable mouse by just using pipe cleaners, super-fast felting wool and felting needles....
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

PRINTED AND SHINY ENVELOPE BAG with Kim Thittichai – 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Mixed Media
Come and play with the exciting iron-on interfacing Decovil 1 light. Learn how amazingly versatile this clever product is. Layer...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

PRINTS AND PATTERNS: EXPLORING FABRIC PRINTING with Alison Hulme, Eau Brink Studio – 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Screen Printing
In this engaging session, students will have the opportunity to unleash their creativity and explore the art of fabric printing...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

RSN LUNA MOTH: INTRO TO MIXED TECHNIQUES with Anne Butcher, RSN – Friday 11.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
GoldworkHand Embroidery
The Luna Moth design has been created by third year RSN Future Tutor Abigail Carter. You will learn a variety...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £26
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SAPPHIRE MOON SILVER PENDANT with Tracey Spurgin – 11.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Silver Clay
Join Tracey Spurgin, International Metal Clay Artist, as she takes you step-by-step through the process of creating an adorable and...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £36
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SEASONAL TREE LANDSCAPE with Katharine Wright, Leicestershire Craft Centre – 13.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Glass Fusion
Create a beautiful glass landscape in seasonal colours working with our huge range of glass, cabochons and frit. Don’t worry,...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £25

SPRING HANGING HEART DECORATION with Hannah Harrison, Leicestershire Craft Centre – 11.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Pyrography
This workshop is a lovely introduction to pyrography, also known as wood burning. Learn how to use a wood-burning tool...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17
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STERLING SILVER TEXTURED RING with Naim Roseby and Laura Weston – 15.50

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Silver Work
In this workshop you will learn how to create texture on a sterling silver wrap around ring. You will receive...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £20

STITCH A STORAGE BOX with Katharine Wright, Leicestershire Craft Centre – 09.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Sewing
Join Sewing Street Guest Demonstrator, Katharine Wright, as she teaches you how to create a handy storage box from fabric...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

TRADITIONAL DORSET BUTTON CARTWHEEL with Gini’s Dorset Buttons – 14.30

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Dorset Buttons
Join Gini, winner of Kirsty’s Handmade Christmas, and learn how to create a beautiful traditional cartwheel Dorset button in beautiful...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

Tumbling Block Y Seam Class with Clive Bruder- Friday 9.45

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Juki Sewing CelebsSewing
60-minute workshop – cost £17.00 [Max 10 people] This class is a wonderful opportunity for beginners and experienced sewers alike...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

VIP: Macrame Dragonfly With Mark Vardy From Pinflair/ Silvar Design- Friday 13:00, 14.00, 15.00

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
VIP
Learn a simple macramé knot and make this fun macramé dragonfly. The dragonfly can be used in a variety of...
Duration: 45 Minutes

VIP: Macrame Dragonfly With Mark Vardy From Pinflair/ Silvar Design- Sunday 13:00, 14.00, 15.00

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
VIP
Learn a simple macramé knot and make this fun macramé dragonfly. The dragonfly can be used in a variety of...
Duration: 45 Minutes

WILLOW SWALLOW with Rachel Harwood – 12.00

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Willow Weaving
As the swallows return for summer join weaver Rachel to make a willow one of your own. Using traditional weaving...
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cost: £35

Zips In Three Ways With Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge- Friday 15.15

Friday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Juki Sewing CelebsSewing
90-minute workshop – cost £24.00 [Max 10 people] Join Mercedes and learn the tips and techniques for three different methods...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

3D MIXED MEDIA EMBELLISHMENTS with Jessica Grady – 13.45

Saturday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Mixed Media
Come along and try out some 3D embellishment techniques on fabric with artist Jessica Grady. Jessica will show you how to...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24

ADORABLE AMIGURUMI TOADSTOOL KEY RING with Emma Pickering, Oh So Pretty And Clever – 10.00

Saturday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
AmigurumiCrochet
Join Emma to learn how to create this adorable Amigurumi Toadstool Key Ring. Learn from Emma’s expertise as she guides...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £25
SOLD OUT

AN INTRODUCTION TO GOLDWORK: GOLDEN, GUILDED DRAGONFLY’S with Kathleen Laurel Sage – Saturday 15.45

Saturday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
GoldworkHand Embroidery
Experience traditional techniques to create a golden Dragonfly with a leather padded body, couched cords to outline him and filling...
Duration: 60 Minutes
Cost: £17

BOXY ZIPPED POUCH with Adam Burch, aka Adam Sews – Saturday 15.25

Saturday
Creative Birmingham March 2024Fashion & Embroidery 2024Sewing For Pleasure 2024
Juki Sewing CelebsSewing
In this fun workshop, Adam will show you how to create a fabulous boxy pouch using 10-inch squares of fabric;...
Duration: 90 Minutes
Cost: £24