Creative Textile Courses

Your Creative Journey Starts Here

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

We offer a variety of different study levels; from beginner to masters, across 8 different subject areas, including Textiles, Patchwork & Quilting and Machine Embroidery.

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.

Our next enrolment is Saturday 11th May, so register your interest now if you’d like to be invited to enrol. 

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Study Highlights

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.

Receive full support from our expert tutors.

Learn new skills and develop existing techniques.

Fully accredited by City and Guilds of London.

Courses by Subject

How do I Enrol?

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. 

Our next enrolment is the 11th May so make sure you’ve expressed your interest today!

Benefits of Accredited Courses

Creative embroidery courses at the School of Stitched Textiles

If you have a 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 unlock creative potential and creative confidence like no other course can. Plus, our courses are recognised across the industry for their excellent standards of delivery, learning and assessment. Take a look at the benefits of accredited courses now.

What our Graduate Say


‘The course has taught me some incredible ways to create my own designs and I’ve developed the ability to do more abstract art. ‘

‘Growing as a Textiles Artist’

‘The course has opened my mind on how to approach new themes and given me a better understanding of the tools needed in order to reach my goals. ‘

‘I now create my own designs’

‘I was thrilled to discover an education centre where I could study long distance and entirely online, allowing me to fit my studies in while working full time. ‘

All of the images used are of items made by our tutors and/or students and belong to SST, however it should be noted that some of the items shown may have been made from patterns originated by 3rd party designers.