Craft Your Way to Mindfulness

According to the mental health charity MIND, 1 in 6 people in England experience feelings of anxiety and depression in any given week.  Although this statistic hasn’t increased significantly in recent years, contributing factors like political uncertainty, money, retirement or exam pressures are said to make it harder to cope. Mindfulness is …

We Have Our Winners!

We are so excited to be able to announce – at last – the winners of our Creative Bursary Scheme October 2019. Elysia Cusworth received the most amount of votes for her beautiful hand embroidered animals and is therefore our overall winner. She will receive a full bursary, funded by …

Apply for a Creative Bursary

We’re pleased to announce that we are once again taking applications for our Creative Bursary Scheme. Students can now apply for a full bursary to study a Skill Stage 2 (beginner level) course for FREE, and begin studying with us on the 4th November 2019. Please take a look at …

Inspiring Exhibitions!

Following on from another successful enrolment last Saturday we’d firstly like to give a very warm welcome all of our new students. One of your first tasks across all skill stages will be to study an artist of your choice. We’ve previously talked about the importance of getting students to …

Welcome to our new Creative Classroom

For several months now we have been busily constructing a new set of online courses. After a lot of course writing, filming, editing, delivering, testing and tweaking we are extremely pleased to announce the release of our first two courses. Designed for complete beginners these courses are taught completely online …

Congratulations to our Bursary Winners.

Our Creative Bursary Scheme offers students the chance to study a course of their choice for free, and this time round we received over 60 applications across all of our City and Guilds accredited courses. Our tutors then shortlisted the finalists and you’ve been voting for your favourite all week. We’re …

Bursary Finalists Announced! Vote for Your Winner

Back in August we began accepting applications to our Creative Bursary Scheme. By the closing date on the 6th October we’d received over 60 applications. After meticulously reading and assessing the applications the tutors at the School of Stitched Textiles have now shortlisted the applications down to 8 students; four …