Mindfulness Exercises with Textiles

Allow Jane Howroyd to guide you through two mindfulness exercises exploring textiles in a different way, to see and discover things you maybe haven’t noticed before. Starting with a short mindful breathing exercise, Jane will then lead you into a mindfulness exercise that uses senses to consider textiles in a more focused way. You will […]

Embroider Your Future – A Virtual Summer School

Embroider Your Future is a free virtual summer school, perfect for school and college students interested in a career or further education in textiles or the arts. The summer school will be delivered by embroidery artist Elnaz Yazdani in partnership with the University of Huddersfield and the Embroiderers’ Guild. Embroidery plays a huge role in […]

Workshop: Turn an Old T-shirt Into a Bag For Life

Transform an unwanted T-shirt into a washable, reusable shopping bag with Upcycle Fashion’s Julia Roebuck. No sewing required, this bag uses fringing & knotting to secure the base rather than stitching. Follow this 15 minute make-a-long workshop to make your own shopping bag! You will need: 1 T-shirt A pen Tape measure or ruler The sharpest […]

Embroidery Taster Workshop

Embroidery artist Elnaz Yazdani has made this short taster video for beginners to embroidery. The video contains 7 basic stitches to get you started with hand embroidery. If you would like to attend a longer live introduction to embroidery workshop please contact Elnaz via her website or social media platforms to sign up. What you […]

Video Tutorials with Darn It! Workshops

Try out lots of different crafts at home with Kim from Darn It! Workshops. These include crafts you can do with things you may already have around the house as well as tutorials with accompanying craft kits ready to buy. We’ve included one example video here, but visit the Darn It! Workshops Youtube channel to […]

Melissa & Elnaz’s Patchwork Workshop

You are invited to an online patchwork piecing workshop with embroidery artists Melissa Fletcher & Elnaz Yazdani on Wednesday June 17th, 19:30-21:30. Melissa & Elnaz run the embroidery workshop at the University of Huddersfield and are offering a range of online embroidery workshops as part of WOVEN’s online resources. This lesson is a great one […]

Experimental Beading Workshop

You are invited to a reuse, recycle, experimental beading and embroidery workshop with embroidery artist Elnaz Yazdani on Saturday 20th June 10am-midday. This class is for beginners and those with experience, if you are wanting to learn some new skills while in lockdown using the materials around you then this class is perfect. The workshop will […]

Introduction To Embroidery Workshop

Elnaz Yazdani Embroidery invites you to an Introduction to Embroidery Workshop on Saturday 6th June 2020, 10am-midday. This class is for beginners but those with experience are welcome to, if you are wanting to learn some new skills while in lockdown using the materials around you then this class is perfect. Elnaz will show you […]

Goldwork Embroidery Workshop

Elnaz Yazdani Embroidery will be holding an online Goldwork Embroidery workshop on Saturday 30th May 2020 10am-1pm. The class will introduce you to a range of gold work techniques using the following materials: felt padding, string padding, check, pearl and passing threads and wires. You can order a variety of Goldwork materials from the link […]

Reuse, Recycle Embroidery Workshop

Elnaz Yazdani Embroidery is inviting you to a Reuse, Recycle Embroidery workshop online on Saturday 16th May 10am-midday. The class is a beginners workshop, children or adults welcome. If you are wanting to learn some new skills in lockdown using the materials around you then this class is perfect. Elnaz will take you through a […]