upcoming workshops


New Class: Drawing with Stitch Using a Sewing Machine

For booking and/or enquiries, email me at carolbartlettart@gmail.com

very limited spaces left!


  • A two day workshop

  • Wed February 2nd and Wed February 9th 2022, 10:30 - 15:30

  • Suitable for students who are confident at threading up frequently and are keen to make               their sewing more creative

  • Cost per student for the two days is £150

  • Venue is Ystradowen Village Hall, Vale of Glamorgan CF71 7SY (where there's ample parking)

About the Workshops

  • Students will explore ways of drawing with their sewing machines using free-motion embroidery, experiment with stitching on different fabrics and solu-fleece, and add colour with collage applied with bondaweb

  • Our theme will be local, interesting Welsh buildings

  • Students can trace images which Carol will provide, using a light box (also provided) if not confident at sketching


Day One

  • Carol will show you samples of her work and sketchbooks, and demo various skills throughout the day

  • Students will try out the various skills including use of bondaweb and solufleece and collage

  • Carol will talk with each student about their design ideas to prep for day two of the workshops


Day Two

  • Begin the finished piece of work

  • Carol will demo various ways to display the finished piece


Included in the price:

  • Tuition in a group size maximum of ten students.

  • Half a metre of solu-fleece, bondaweb and scrap fabrics for collage.

  • Use of a light box 

  • Plus complimentary tea, coffee, and biscuits


Students will need to bring:

  • Their own sewing machine with the ability to lower the feed dogs and attach a darning foot or      free-motion foot

  • A range of good quality threads, pins, and scissors for fabric and paper