Courses

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Full day courses are £45 per person which includes all materials and tuition, plus morning coffee and home-made biscuits, plus afternoon tea/coffee and cake.

The glassmaking course is 10:00am – 1:00pm, £45.

Either bring your lunch with you or order something from Grandpa Thomas’s Bakery when you arrive.  Half-day courses are from 10:00am – 1:00pm or 1:00pm – 4:00pm and are £25 per person including all materials plus tea/coffee and cake.

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people! No need to book for this session. 12:00pm – 3:30pm, £5, bring your lunch with you if you like. Tea, coffee and cake provided.

Stitch a Month is divided into two parts. Part 1 is a half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching.  We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples.  This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.  This is on the 4th Weds in the month, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, and costs £15 including materials and refreshments.

Stitch a Month Part 2 is aimed at those who have completed part 1. This focusses on different stitch techniques, working a collection of samples which will be combined to create a textile collage.  This is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, and costs £15 which includes materials and refreshments.

In addition to the courses on the programme you can book a course for your own group of between 2 – 12 people which we can arrange on a mutually convenient date.

For more information about any of these sessions see our Facebook page The Crafty Owl Studio.

To reserve a place on any of these courses, please get in touch using our contact form.

A £10 deposit for each course is required, the balance to be paid on the day.

Wool and Felt Applique and Embroidery

Come and learn this lovely method of creating a design which can be used as a hanging, cushion, needlecase, glasses case, bag and many more items, using beautiful wool and felt fabrics and simple embroidery stitches.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 1 (stitches)

Stitch a Month Part 1 is a half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching. We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples. This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.

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£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people!

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£5
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Springtime Raggy Wreaths

Create a decorative wreath to hang in your home. Using fabrics in springtime colours this is a fun session and simpler than you think ! You should also have time to make a felt decoration to hang in the centre of your wreath, and can take the pattern home too.

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Beginners Glass Fusing

A guest tutor, Sarah Dickinson, will teach you have to learn this technique. You can choose from a bowl and a coaster or a set of four coasters, to be collected the following week after firing.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 2 (techniques)

Stitch a Month Part 2 is aimed at those who have completed part 1. This focusses on different stitch techniques, working a collection of samples which will be combined to create a textile collage.

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£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Silk Applique and Embroidery Inspired by Angie Lewin

Using the beautiful prints by Angie Lewin as your inspiration you will be able to create a textile piece for your wall. This course covers applique with stunning silk fabrics plus embellishment with a lovely selection of embroidery threads and beads.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people!

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£5
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Make Your Own Felt Needlecase and Pincushion

Make your own needlecase and pincushion, or to give as gifts. Choose from several designs to work simple felt applique and embellish with embroidery.

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Lino-printing for Beginners

Learn all about the basic printing techniques. Design and create your own printing block, print onto paper and fabric using water based printing inks. Print your own cards, or prints to frame.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 1 (stitches)

Stitch a Month Part 1 is a half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching. We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples. This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.

Find out more »
£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Needle Felting – Sleeping Bunny

Guest tutor Pat Akerman will teach you this lovely technique. Wool and needles provided, packs also available to buy.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people!

Find out more »
£5
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Make your own Tote Bag

Choose from our selection of fabric to make your own unique bag. Easy sewing machine skills.

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Memory Bears

Make a lovely bear using fabrics with a special meaning. People have previously made these using outgrown baby clothes, or clothes from someone who has passed on. A lovely memento. Basic sewing machine skills needed.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 2 (techniques)

Stitch a Month Part 2 is aimed at those who have completed part 1. This focusses on different stitch techniques, working a collection of samples which will be combined to create a textile collage.

Find out more »
£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Goldwork Flower

A lovely technique, my favourite! This course is suitable both for beginners and those with more experience. I will teach you the methods used in Goldwork embroidery while you create a picture you can frame.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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No Crafternoon Tea

The Crafternoon Tea session is not running on this date.

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The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crazy Patchwork

Another favourite! This simple foundation piecing technique can be done by hand or machine. Using our large selection of fabrics – silk, brocade and velvet, or cotton prints and checks, make a pieced panel which is then embellished with stitch, buttons, beads and charms.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 1 (stitches)

Stitch a Month Part 1 is a half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching. We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples. This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.

Find out more »
£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Needle Felting – Standing Hare

Pat Akerman will teach you how to make this lovely needle felted hare. Wool and needles included, wool also available to buy.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Suffolk Puffs/Yo-yo Flowers, Brooches and Bags

A lovely hand-stitched technique – learn to make these traditional gathered circles of fabric and use them to make a brooch or decorate a bag, or both! Another technique where you can recycle fabrics.

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Print and Stitch

Design and create your own lino-print block. Print on fabric and use this to make textile pieces such as decorative hanging decorations, or to make into cushions or bags.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people!

Find out more »
£5
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Rug Hooking

Another version of rag rugging using long strips of fabric pulled through a hessian base. Start a cushion panel, hanging or small rug. Use one of our designs or bring your own ideas. Great for recycling lots of different fabrics, and very addictive !

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Japanese Boro

This is the technique of mending and patching fabrics with the addition of running stitch. Originally used by Japanese peasants and farmers it extended the life of their clothing. It is now having a resurgence as an enjoyable and creative way to use fabric scraps, whilst the hand-stitching element is very relaxing and meditative.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 2 (techniques)

Stitch a Month Part 2 is aimed at those who have completed part 1. This focusses on different stitch techniques, working a collection of samples which will be combined to create a textile collage.

Find out more »
£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Quilt As You Go

This is always a popular course. Use scraps of printed cotton fabrics to make ‘mini-quilts’ which are then combined and embellished to make items such as book covers, phone cases and bags.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Crafternoon Tea

Crafternoon Tea is a session where you can bring something you’re working on and stitch/knit/chat/drink tea and eat cake with a group of like-minded people!

Find out more »
£5
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Zippered make-up bag/purse/pencil case

Choose from our lovely selection of fabrics to make one of these items. Easy machining skills, we will teach you how to put a zip in and how to line your bag.

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£25
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stumpwork Dragonfly

Fine embroidery work using sheer fabrics, silk and beads. You will learn the skills to make your own beautiful dragonfly, and how to complete it at home.

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month pt 1 (stitches)

Stitch a Month Part 1 is a half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching. We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples. This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.

Find out more »
£15
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Needle Felting – Make a Miniature Version of your Dog

Pat Akerman will teach you how to make a mini version of your own dog in needle felting!

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£45
The Crafty Owl Studios, 3-4 St Paul's Buildings, Southgate
Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 0EX United Kingdom
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Other courses you may be interested in

Dorset Button Making

image5 (2)Come and learn these button making techniques which date back to the 16th century. Use them to create earrings, bag charms, brooches, and buttons of course !

Vintage Fabric and Stitch Notebook Cover

image6 (2)Using a selection of vintage style fabrics and embellishments make a slip-on cover for a book. Learn how to adapt this technique to fit any size of book. This method can be used to make themed covers to give as a special gift.

Quilt As You Go

image4 (2)Choose from my wide selection of fabrics and trimmings to make a number of small hand-stitched and embellished panels. These can then be combined to make unique phone cases, bags, book covers or needlecases.

Elizabethan Silk Shading and Goldwork

image7 (2)Learn the beautiful technique of silk shading, or thread painting as it is sometimes known. This method of embroidery, when worked in conjunction with Goldwork, can  give a stunning effect.

Wool on Wool Applique

image8Use wool fabrics combined with blanket stitch to create a cushion, wall hanging or decorative mat.

Jacobean Crewelwork

image3 (2)Wool embroidery inspired by traditional Jacobean designs of flowers, foliage, fruit and insects. Worked in two ply worsted yarn using a variety of stitches.

Applique Pictures

image9Interpret a landscape or building in fabric and stitch. Choose from our selection of images or bring your own – why not work your own house?  This technique uses fabric applique with hand or machine stitch.

Crazy Patchwork

image10Choose from our large selection of fabrics and embellishments and create a hand or machine pieced panel for a cushion, a bag, a quilt or throw. Have fun embellishing your work with stitch and trims.

Canvaswork Embroidery

image5Learn this counted method of embroidery and create a canvaswork sampler, needlecase or pincushion. Worked on canvas fabric using a variety of threads, you will learn many stitches specific to this exciting technique.

Stumpwork Embroidery

image1Another traditional technique, this is raised embroidery with which you can create beautiful 3-dimensional pieces of work. The sheep project is aimed at beginners, I also have insect and flower projects which are suitable for those with more experience.

Goldwork embroidery

image7Learn the techniques and stitches used in this beautiful and traditional form of embroidery. Start a stunning piece of work whilst you learn to use metal threads and more.

Lino Print and Stitch

image2Spend a fun day creating your own lino print blocks. Bring your design ideas or get inspiration from our wide selection of designs. Print your blocks onto fabric and learn how to add stitch. For details of other print courses available at the studio contact kevtheprint@outlook.com

Beginners Embroidery

image4Learn lots of embroidery stitches whilst working either a stitch sampler or a cottage garden picture.