Textile workshops

Be inspired and explore your creative spirit with a bespoke textile taster workshop from 2 hours to 1 day


Please see 'dates' tab for forthcoming workshops and dates

Examples of taster workshops include:


The Art of silk painting

E.g. -Silk painted woodland lights


Using stitching, folding wrapping and clamping to create patterns and textures on fabrics


Hand pierced decorative paper embellishment 

E.g. - Winter lanterns

Recycle – Rewrite

Transform your junk mail, newspapers and shopping list in this beginners paper-making taster. Create unique sheets of handmade paper incorporating natural elements, texture, layering, embellishing and trapping.

Fine felt

Explore the decorative potential of pure white fleece to create fine, textural felt samples incorporating silk, plant fibres and synthetic fibres to create and ultra fine felt with texture and surface pattern.

For enquiries please use the Contact page.

You can also hear about events etc by following Daisy Florence Design on Facebook

Comments from Shibori workshop participants:

“Interesting history of technique combined with practical”

” A relaxed atmosphere…really informative and enjoyable”

“Excellent subject knowledge. My white shirts will never be the same! – thank you”

Textile artist Anne Crowther has over 25 years experience teaching in FE, HE, schools and community settings. She is based in the Pennine village of Thornton, West Yorkshire.
Graduating with a first class degree in woven textiles from Central Saint Martins, Anne continued to exhibit her textiles until taking time out when her daughters were young.


In recent years Anne’s business Daisy Florence Design has flourished and she now showcases her collection at selected artisan and makers events throughout the north of England. 

Alongside Daisy Florence Design Anne is a freelance artist for the Leeds based arts charity Skippko and works with a wide sector of the community helping them to discover their creative expression (For further info please see ‘Inspiring others‘ section)

Anne also runs WEAVING workshops throughout Yorkshire and has a mobile weaving studio that she takes out into the community.