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Our range of courses at Croft Myl cover a wide variety of rag rugging , embroidery, print and textile art techniques. These are aimed at both beginners and those with more experience.
Courses run from 10-00 until 4-00 and cost £45 which includes all materials and tuition, plus coffee,
lunch, tea and cake.
Courses can be run for groups of between 2 and 12 people on a mutually convenient date – including weekends. I also run courses for children and their accompanying adults, both from my studio and other venues such as schools. Please get in touch if you would like further information. Choose which you would like to do from the following selection of options ! Contact Annie for further information or to book a place. See Contact for details


At the Morsbags sessions we make shopping bags out of donated fabric which we can give to people to encourage them to use these rather than plastic bags. Come for the day or just pop in for an hour or two. Every little helps! "Keep fabric out of landfill and plastic out of the ocean"

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Croft Myl, West Parade
Halifax, HX1 2EQ United Kingdom
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Stitch a Month

'Stitch a Month' is a new half-day course once a month where you can enjoy a few hours of hand-stitching. We will explore a different embroidery stitch each month, working towards making your own fabric book of stitch samples. This course is suitable for beginners and those with more experience looking for inspiration.

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Croft Myl, West Parade
Halifax, HX1 2EQ United Kingdom
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Other courses you may be interested in

Beginners Embroidery

image4Learn lots of embroidery stitches whilst working either a stitch sampler or a cottage garden picture.

Lino Print and Stitch

image2Spend a fun day creating your own lino print blocks. Bring your design ideas or get inspiration from our wide selection of designs. Print your blocks onto fabric and learn how to add stitch. For details of other print courses available at the studio contact

Goldwork embroidery

image7Learn the techniques and stitches used in this beautiful and traditional form of embroidery. Start a stunning piece of work whilst you learn to use metal threads and more.

Stumpwork Embroidery

image1Another traditional technique, this is raised embroidery with which you can create beautiful 3-dimensional pieces of work. The sheep project is aimed at beginners, I also have insect and flower projects which are suitable for those with more experience.

Canvaswork Embroidery

image5Learn this counted method of embroidery and create a canvaswork sampler, needlecase or pincushion. Worked on canvas fabric using a variety of threads, you will learn many stitches specific to this exciting technique.

Crazy Patchwork

image10Choose from our large selection of fabrics and embellishments and create a hand or machine pieced panel for a cushion, a bag, a quilt or throw. Have fun embellishing your work with stitch and trims.

Applique Pictures

image9Interpret a landscape or building in fabric and stitch. Choose from our selection of images or bring your own – why not work your own house?  This technique uses fabric applique with hand or machine stitch.

Jacobean Crewelwork

image3 (2)Wool embroidery inspired by traditional Jacobean designs of flowers, foliage, fruit and insects. Worked in two ply worsted yarn using a variety of stitches.

Wool on Wool Applique

image8Use wool fabrics combined with blanket stitch to create a cushion, wall hanging or decorative mat.

Elizabethan Silk Shading and Goldwork

image7 (2)Learn the beautiful technique of silk shading, or thread painting as it is sometimes known. This method of embroidery, when worked in conjunction with Goldwork, can  give a stunning effect.

Quilt As You Go

image4 (2)Choose from my wide selection of fabrics and trimmings to make a number of small hand-stitched and embellished panels. These can then be combined to make unique phone cases, bags, book covers or needlecases.

Vintage Fabric and Stitch Notebook Cover

image6 (2)Using a selection of vintage style fabrics and embellishments make a slip-on cover for a book. Learn how to adapt this technique to fit any size of book. This method can be used to make themed covers to give as a special gift.

Dorset Button Making

image5 (2)Come and learn these button making techniques which date back to the 16th century. Use them to create earrings, bag charms, brooches, and buttons of course !