Sue Brown & the ‘Catalyst for my Creativity’

Sue Brown has been a professional artist and printmaker for nearly 20 years. Living in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire much of her work is inspired by nature. Although Sue specialises in Collagraph printmaking she continues to explore new interests and techniques that are going to produce highly creative and deeply textural surfaces. …

Helen Richman: Stitching Britain’s Wildlife

From her first cross-stitch at the age of seven, to authoring her own book on Stumpwork Embroidery. Today we speak with Embroidery Artist and owner of Bluebird Embroidery Company, Helen Richman, to find out more about her inspiration, design process, love for embroidery and passion for British wildlife.

Latest book releases for Stitch Enthusiasts

It’s that time of year again when take stock of the latest book releases for stitch enthusiasts covering our favourite craft topics. We’ve hand selected a top ten list covering everything from Crochet for beginners, to contour embroidery, general sewing to felting fantasy wonderlands. 1. Tunisian Crochet This is a …

Knitting and Crochet Tutor Joins the Tutorial Team

Hello Stitchers, We are absolutely thrilled to introduce the newest member of our tutorial gang here at the School of Stitched Textiles. Sally Hart has joined us as our new Knitting and Crochet tutor and will be teaching and assessing our accredited courses (levels 2-4). We’re delighted to welcome her …

Creative Bursary SS2 2018: And the Winner is…..

Last November we launched a brand new Creative Bursary Scheme, to enable talented students to study with us for free. This time round we were offering bursary places for our Skill Stage 2 courses and although these courses are aimed at absolute beginners, we were very impressed with the quality of the …