16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

Join textile artist Donna Cheshire for a 4 Week Embroidery Course. | Creative workshops at The Biscuit Factory Newcastle

3 Week Free Motion Embroidery Textile Art Course | Donna Cheshire


Date: Monday 29 January 2024 (up to and including) Monday 12 February (every Monday for 3 consecutive weeks)

Time: 1-4pm

A three week course to introduce you to the thrills of Free Motion Embroidery with artist Donna Cheshire. In this course you will learn how to adapt a domestic sewing machine so that you can do free motion embroidery, including appliqué, lettering, drawing, using soluble and bonded fabrics, and creating texture with top and bottom threads. 

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those with some sewing
machine experience.

All materials will be supplied but you should bring your own large fabric scissors. Participants may wish to bring their own sewing machine - this is possible but the machine must be PAT tested.

Suitable for ages 16+

Further information

All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation and a reminder email close to the event - please check junk folders.

Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund.  Refunds and transfers are not possible within two weeks of the workshop date

Within two weeks of the workshop date places can be transferred into another name nominated by the attendee, or transferred to a future date. 

Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop.

There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow car parks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit.