Skip navigation to main content

Textile Arts

Every Monday, 27 Jan - 20 Apr, 6pm - 8pm.
This tactile 10 week course will cover a broad range of textile and craft based skills which can be used for a range of exciting projects.

About this Event

Suitable for complete beginners who are new to textile arts as well as those looking to experiment with more advanced projects.

Mondays from 27th January to 20th April, 18:00 - 20:00, £175 for 10 week course.



This is a creative and experimental course in which students will produce a range of samples and some finished items. The course is aimed at a complete beginner however would be suited to somebody with some experience looking to brush up on skills in a friendly group environment. Catherine provides plenty inspiration, physical examples along with web references and books to encourage students to broaden their textile knowledge.

• Wet feltmaking - 2D felting with Japanese Nuno felting, 3D felting (bowls, purses, bird nests)

• Dry/ Needle felting

• Hand painting onto fabric

• Batik

• Quilting

• Shibori

• Lino print onto fabric

• Hand stitch techniques

Tutor: Catherine Carmyllie is a Liverpool based Artist currently working across painting and textile art. She completed a Textile Art degree at Huddersfield University before spending 6 months at The Arts and Crafts Academy of Kuopio, Finland where she had the opportunity to learn ancient Scandinavian skills such as bookbinding, weaving, feltmaking amongst others. Catherine regularly teaches workshops.


Winter Programme 2019 , Mondays:

27 January

3, 24 February (no session 10, 17 February)

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March

6, 20 April (no session 13 April)



You will need to bring some of your own materials for the duration of the course. Materials lists will be provided 2-3 weeks before the course begins. If you require this list earlier, please email


Calderstones Mansion House, Calderstones Rd, Liverpool L18 3JB, UK

View Map
Book Tickets

Contact us

Get in touch and be part of the story
You can also speak to us on: 0151 729 2200
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.