Welcome to The Sherwood Textile Workshop

My name is Karen Taylor. I have run this business in Sherwood, Nottingham since October 2006. I have the privilege of working with over 20 skilled and subject qualified tutors who will give you an unforgettable experience in the world of textiles and craft.

We offer a wide range of courses including:

Textile Skills, Sewing, Bag Making, Painting, Drawing, Paper Crafts, Crochet, Tating,  Knitting, Ribbon Embroidery, Pattern Cutting, Dressmaking, Customise Clothes, Silversmith, Jewellery , Stained Glass, Mosiacs, Every sort of Printing, Art, Book making, Felting, Needle and Wet Felting, Free Machine Embroidery, Hand Embroidery, Cross Stitch, Canvas Work,  Powertex, Cake Decoration and much much more.

These classes are held at our dedicated premises in Sherwood and most are funded WEA college and Nottingham College. This allows us to offer free courses to those on low incomes or in receipt of benefits including Universal Credit.  We can offer them with reduced fees to those in work too.

We have a large shop on the Mansfield Road in Sherwood - Nottingham ( 581a - NG5 2JN), 

We have a Timetable on the College page, this also explains how you can enrol on any of our courses

We also offer private classes, for example... weekend candle making, pamper products, beginners sewing class, Dress in a day, Powertex  and patchwork/sewing.  James runs a painting class on a Wednesday night . We also have Jacki running a friday night sewing club. So many things to do. 

To book or for a chat please contact or Text / Whatsapp Karen on 07809 158606.

Want to learn to sew and make items on a sewing machine?

Friday nights 6.30pm-8.30pm. The next block of classes start:

Click here for the next block of classes

Any age/ability welcome.  


6 Week Art Course
  • New six week evening art class with James  7pm – 9pm
  • Held at the Textile Workshop which is  above the Crimson Tree Cafe, Mansfield Rd. Sherwood, Nottingham
  • £42 all 6 sessions
  • Please pay in full on first session.
  • Contact the tutor James 07813 526456 for a place.  (hopefully starting back soon )

Stained Glass Course

Sam Taylor Glass. PRIVATE CLASS 

Copper foil Technique. Thursday evenings 6.30pm-9.30pm for 5 weeks,  . please text or call for more information. Max 8 learners . 

Contact Sam for more information STAYLORSTAINEDGLASS@GMAIL.COM

*NEW* Lino Printing Course with Free Motion Embroidery

Learn about the process of Lino printing and how to create your own designs. You will also learn how to use a sewing machine to enhance your prints with decorative free motion embroidery.

Tutor: Louise Williams

Cost: £70

Course dates (4 Week course): Friday dates to come soon, 

Time: 10am - 2.30pm

To book a place: Contact Karen on 07809158606

*NEW* Free Motion Embroidery with Applique Evening Class

Learn how to use a sewing machine to create decorative free motion embroidery patterns and illustrations. You will also learn how to enhance your work with applique / fabric collage

After you've made your fabric you will then have the option to make it in to a Tote bag

Tutor: Louise Williams

Cost: £40

Course dates (4 Week course): dates to come soon  Time: 18:30 -20:30pm

Course Dates (4 Week course): dates to come soon  Time 18:30 - 20:30pm

To book a place: Contact Karen on 07809 158606