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Patchwork & Quilting Courses
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Welcome to the School of Stitched Textiles. 

Are you ready to start nurturing your creative curiosity? Discover how our unique Patchwork and Quilting courses could be the key to unlocking so much creative potential. Register your interest to receive a full course brochure and exclusive interviews with leading textile artists.  

About Us

As the UK’s largest distance learning provider of City & Guilds accredited Textile courses we’re passionate about unlocking creativity. 


Whether you’re looking to get to grips with the basics or really want to develop your own unique style and creative voice, our courses could be the key to unlocking so much creative potential.


Register your interest for a full course brochure and details about how to enrol.

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Accredited Courses

Study online by working your way through all of the course materials, including videos, from the comfort of own home.

Our in-depth courses are highly flexible allowing you to fit your studies around other commitments.

Our highly technical courses will allow to learn new skills and techniques.

Fully accredited by City and Guilds of London.

Receive full support from our expert tutors.

Benefits of our Courses

Whether you have personal or professional crafting ambition then we’d encourage you to explore the benefits of choosing an accredited textiles course.

Unlike other courses or tutorials available, an accredited course can:


  • Foster creativity

  • Help you reach your creative goals

  • Improve skills

  • Developed a greater knowledge and understanding of Hand Embroidery

  • Provided focus and structure to your learning

  • Give you the ability to create your own designs

  • Unlock confidence to explore their own ideas

  • Challenge you!


Plus, our courses are recognised worldwide for their excellent standards of delivery, learning and assessment. 

Accredited Courses

What Our Graduates Say


 I have truly re-ignited my passion for textiles and feel far more confident with a new set of skills under my belt.

‘This course is a must’

‘Remember that the course is designed to take you out of your “comfort zone”.  It’s meant to be challenging but trust me when I say that you will truly benefit hugely.’

‘I now create my own designs’

‘For me, being pushed to create experimental samples was the most helpful part of the course.’

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We open enrolment to new students 3-4 times throughout the year to those who have previously ‘expressed an interest’.


Simply complete the form by letting us know which courses and study level you’re interested in and we’ll send you a full course brochure along with instructions on how to enrol in the run up to enrolment. 


You’ll also get the chance to hear from our graduates, meet our tutors and join our online stitching communities where you can share your experiences and love of textile crafts. 


Enrolment opens 30th October 2021 so make sure you’ve expressed your interest today!

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