At Spinspired we aim to be as flexible as possible with the workshop opportunities we offer. We can accommodate individuals or small groups for daytime or evening workshops. Days and times can be arranged to suit your specific requirements and we offer a wide variety of textile based crafts for beginners and improvers.

Workshop days usually run from 10am until 4pm and cost £55 per person. Basic equipment, some materials, a light lunch and tea/coffee are included in this price.

Evening sessions usually run from 7pm until 9pm and cost £20 per person. Basic equipment, some materials and tea/coffee are included in this price.

Individually tailored sessions to suit your specific needs can be arranged.

For Information about courses and workshops please contact me on
01502 677605 or at

Knitting for Beginners and Improvers
Learn to knit in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Because I can only accommodate small groups (maximum of six) it is possible to give individual attention to each member of the group. So, whether you are a complete beginner and don’t know one end of the needle from another and consider knitting patterns to be written in a foreign language, or you can knit already but would like some help to master a new technique (fairisle/aran/lace etc.) please get in touch.

Spinning for beginners and Improvers


If you have always fancied having a go at spinning, now is your chance! These sessions are designed to give you a taste of this wonderful traditional craft before you spend a lot of money on a wheel and then find that it is not for you.
Relaxing after a hard morning

Four lovely ladies enjoying an evening taster session

I have plenty of drop spindles and a number of spinning wheels available to use during class but if you already have a wheel please bring it along.

Creative Textiles

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Taster sessions and workshops exploring decorative textile techniques including hand and machine embroidery, tapestry weaving, printing, silk painting, dyeing, painting, needle felting, embellishing, and fabric manipulation techniques.
Dyeing on a sunny Saturday

Making book covers with a layering and burn through technique


Learn basic dressmaking techniques which will allow you to create clothes and accessories for yourself and your family and to make unique home furnishings.

Talks and demonstrations
I am available for talks and demonstrations for W.I.’s, craft groups, children’s groups etc. Please get in touch to find out more.