Art for Textiles 

Unleash your creativity with 

 an all-inclusive arts & crafts holiday

  • Activity: Explore the world of textile art and learn various techniques to create stunning and expressive textile designs using different materials and methods.
  • All-inclusive package: Enjoy 3 meals per day and 5 nights accommodation at Gartmore House
  • Location: Gartmore House, Gartmore, Stirlingshire, FK8-3RS
  • Duration: 4 days tuition by an expert tutor
  • Tutor: Ewa Kuniczak
  • Price: From £879

Available dates

All of our craft or activity holidays run for 5-nights from Sunday to Friday and start from £879 per person.

The above is based on single occupancy. A £100 per person discount is applied for art, craft and activity guests on a shared occupancy basis.

“I kept on searching for residential textile art courses to no avail until Gartmore House came along!”

About The Course

We can’t wait to welcome you here at Gartmore House to enjoy our textile art courses.

We are proud to have the best tutor available to teach you everything you need to know when it comes to textile art. Let the picturesque scenery and relaxing atmosphere all around us inspire you and bring new ideas for your crafting journey.

We believe that taking the time to learn new craft skills like this textile art course can help you destress and forget your troubles.
If you are looking for fresh artistic inspiration that you can apply to textiles, then this holiday is for you. Join our talented and ever popular tutor Ewa Kuniczak to explore and discover an exciting range of artistic ideas that you can translate and adapt into a wide range of original textile techniques.

Ewa has extensive experience of teaching art, design and creative textiles. She will guide you as you investigate art materials and design concepts.

Art for Textiles is suitable for all abilities; no previous experience is required! Discover renewed artistic flair and design ideas that you can translate to textiles such as felting, silk printing, wool, patchwork and quilting, and more!

Course Inclusions And Coverage

This course is an all-in-one package which includes the following:


Booking for this course includes 4 days of specialist tuition from Ewa Kuniczak.


All specialist equipment will be supplied but there will be a few essential items that you will need to bring. Please see our terms and detailed information section below.

Food & Accommodation

Full board catering and 5-nights accommodation are included when you book.


Complimentary transfers are included when you book - subject to certain conditions.*

* Transfers from Stirling train station are available on the arrival and departure days (pick-up from the station at 15:30, departs Gartmore House at 9:15). Transfers from Glasgow or Edinburgh Airports are available at an additional cost.

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  • Terms of Booking

  • Workshop Themes

  • Example Programme

  • Kit List

All materials and equipment for your course will be provided by your tutor.
Students may wish to bring any art materials and papers they would like to work with plus any design ideas and sketches or photos that are particularly interesting to them.

Your Course Tutor: Ewa Kuniczak

Your tutor is the vibrant Ewa Kuniczak, Co-founder of the International Feltmakers Association.

Polish-born Ewa now lives and works in Scotland. She is an author, as well as a freelance lecturer and tutor in Art & Design and Creative Textiles (specialising in felting techniques). Ewa continues to produce her own work for exhibitions and high-profile fairs.

She has travelled widely, studying costume, textile and felting methods, and continues to participate in international conferences, exhibitions and leading community projects. Ewa exhibits widely through the UK, USA and Europe on a regular basis, and is recipient of several awards, including Best in Show at the Royal Highland Show, and Innovation & Design. Find out more about Ewa on her website.

Ewa also tutors our Felting holidays and Screen Printing Textiles holidays.

Spots on this course are limited!

Book your spot now and join us at Gartmore House. We are confident it will deepen your understanding of art for textiles.

Need help? Don't hesitate to contact us.

  • Gartmore Estate, Stirling, FK8 3RS, Scotland
  • mail@gartmorehouse.com
  • 01877 382 991