Unlock Your Creative Potential

Unlock Your Creative Potential
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“If you’re thinking of doing a course, go for it! Push yourself and dare to find out how far you can go.”

Cathy Howe, Machine Embroidery Graduate, 2021

Begin Your Stitch Journey

Are you ready to study with us to unlock a more creative, knowledgeable, fulfilled and confident version of you? 

 

Our unique City and Guilds accredited courses could be the very thing to help you achieve your goals.

What we offer

Choose from 8 different subjects: 

      • Knitting
      • Crochet
      • Hand Embroidery
      • Machine Embroidery
      • Patchwork & Quilting
      • Stumpwork
      • Textiles
      • Felting

Who is it for?

Each of our courses have varying levels of difficulty (skill stages). They have been specifically designed for: 

 

      • Crafters looking for an challenge and fulfilment
      • Makers and designers, looking to gain professional practice
      • Artists who really want to find their unique style and creative voice.
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Beth Rhodes

Hand Embroidery

(Skill Stage 2)

“I would recommend any course at the School of Stitched Textiles, especially if you’re interested in gaining a new creative skill or developing existing skills. The courses cover a range of textile skill levels and take you on a creative journey that can really lead you anywhere you want to be as an artist.

 

Personally I don’t think I would be where I am today without studying this course as it pushed me out of my comfort zone to discover my own style as an artist and gave me the confidence to put my own artwork out there.”

Hand embroidery work by Beth Rhodes
Hand embroidery work by Beth Rhodes

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 industry leading tutors

Highly technical courses will allow you to learn new skills and develop existing techniques.

Fully accredited by City and Guilds of London.

Our Courses

Felt Making

Skill Stages: 2, 3 and 4
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Duration: 1-2 years

Hand Knitting

Skill Stages: 2, 3 and 4
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Duration: 1-2 years

Machine Embroidery

Skill Stages: 2, 3 and 4
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Duration: 1-2 years

Stumpwork

Skill Stages: 2
Experience: Beginner
Duration: 1 year

Hand Embroidery

Skill Stages: 2, 3 and 4
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Duration: 1-2 years

Crochet

Skill Stages: 2 and 3
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate
Duration: 1-2 years

Patchwork & Quilting

Skill Stages: 2, 3 and 4
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Duration: 1-2 years

Textiles

Skill Stages: 2 and 3
Experience: Beginner, Intermediate
Duration: 1-2 years

Rebecca Tickle

Patchwork and Quilting

(Skill Stage 2 and 3)

“I would definitely recommend the courses to others. Both courses have shown me that with the right guidance and support (from my family and the school), I can actually do it. And thanks to The School of Stitched Textiles, I’ve achieved more than I ever believed possible.

 

I now have my own business selling fabric as well as my own products, like gifts and home décor. “

Hexagon wall hanging by Rebecca Tickle

Benefits of our Courses

If you have a personal or professional crafting ambition then our courses have the ability to take your creative passion to the next level.

 

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 worldwide for their excellent standards of delivery, learning and assessment. 

A selection of Hand Embroidery student work

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

 

Complete the form and we’ll send you a full course brochure along with instructions on how to enrol. 

 

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. 

 

You’ll also be invited to join us on a live Q&A zoom session so that you can meet the team and ask them about any questions you may have. 

 

Our next enrolment is the 7th May so make sure you’ve expressed your interest today!

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