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 […]

Get Twiddling!

Penistone Line Partnership needs your help to knit or crochet twiddle muff fidget toys, which are especially calming for people living with dementia. Completed twiddle muffs will be donated to people with early-onset dementia who attend our Rail Confidence & Travel Training program (with their carer) along with a support and information pack to help […]

Make Yarn from an Old T-Shirt

Follow Upcycle Fashion’s Julia Roebuck as she demonstrates this technique to transform old items of stretch jersey clothing such as T-shirts, leggings and tights into yarn. The yarn can be used for knitting, crochet, plaiting and macrame to make items of jewellery, baskets and decorative objects. Share your DIY yarn and products with the hashtag #upcyclefashion Twitter: […]

Exploring Colour, Pattern and Embellishments

Embroidery artist Jessica Grady has created a 36 page PDF guide to processes of creating tactile and interesting sketchbook pages, material samples, using stitch effectively, and creating your own sequins and beads utilising recycled materials. The booklet is filled with colourful photos, techniques, tips and tricks to achieve exciting results. £15 per workbook. A downloadable […]