‘Filling a Gap’: A Graduate Story

Because our textile craft courses are lengthy, comprehensive programmes, for many they provide a much needed focus and direction. Whether it’s for a personal achievement or to advance professionally, hear from our graduate, Anne Hartland, who says our textiles courses were the very thing she’d been seeking to fill a …

The Value of Textiles Education

Many of our students talk about how our courses in textiles education give them an ability to develop their creativity. Unlike other courses, we believe that the educational programmes we deliver really allow students to unlock their full creative potential. This is a graduate story from Christina Thomas. Having studied …

I Wanted to Create My Own Patchwork Designs.

Like so many of our graduates Jenna has always loved sewing. As a teacher and owner of Exeter Sewing Machine Company the accredited educational programmes offered at the School of Stitched Textiles have given her the confidence to develop her own ideas and create her own unique Patchwork designs. Discover …

Gaining Creative Confidence: A Graduate Story

Don’t be put off from doing a creative textiles course because you feel that you lack creativity or art and design skills. When Judith Mott started a Level 3 in Patchwork & Quilting course with the School of Stitched Textiles she didn’t consider herself to be ‘a creative person’. Read …

Born to Sew: A Graduate Story by Emilia Padovan

We all know of the many benefits to needlework and crafting. For one of our students in particular crafting has not only helped her through personal difficulties but it has also exposed her to a number of fantastic opportunities. Emilia Padovan was definitely born to sew. Read her story as …