Inspired to Create
Exploring Opportunities in
Hand Stitch & Design
Discover two more elements of design: - Shape and Form.
Aimed at the practitioner with a little knowledge of embroidery, these Sessions will enable you build on and combine with previous knowledge and skills, giving you the opportunity to take your design ideas into three dimensions.
Studies also introduce translucency, opacity, space, pattern, repetition and rhythm.
Ready to create unique, robust and intricate designs
Are you looking to create your own designs to reflect yourself, your ideas and your abilities?
Want to extend your embroidery into unique textile art?
This is what textile artists do all the time – they have use their design process and combine it with their skills and embroidery techniques in order to explore different opportunitites.
Discover those core design concepts needed to give your ideas more life
Learn which stitches and techniques may magnify and enhance your creativity and design depth.
Checklists, templates and reflective questions to keep exploring different angles
These checklists and templates are designed to challenge your thinking about your design andits opportunitities.
You are not alone - our team of coaches are on hand to help you every step of the way
You are able to choose which support you would prefer. Our coaching packages are available at any time during your course.
You are not alone - our Community Room enables you to connect and talk to other members
As a course student you are automatically eligible to connect with other students in our Community Room.
Add shape and form to colour and line to take your design even further
We introduces two more of the formal visual elements – Shape and Form –, whilst taking design ideas and responses into three dimensions.
Expand your Stitch Samples to enrich your design
Explore a range of different and unusual hand embroidery-based techniques to develop your skills as you work through the Sessions
Uncover which tools, equipment and different materials might take your design to a completely different place
Further develop your skills using cutting and folding, colour theory, colour association, print-making, weaving.
Produce your own unique piece of Textile Art
Discover how to share your creative message in your way, using stitches, fabrics and your own abilities…and then explore even more options and ideas.
Tips on how to use Vario Pliers safely
Find out about the many different uses for the Prym Vario Pliers.
Learn how to customize sequins by size and shape
Discover the opportunities which exist to enhance your embroidery projects by customising purchased sequins.
Discover how the Silk Industry handles waste products - a 2 part series
Understand more about various types of product from the silk industry and how you might use them.
Identify how to avoid the challenges in creating areas of void
In particular as you explore different ways to create voids in your embroidery.
Discover how to make Silk Rod Flowers
Learn how to make motifs from silk rods.
1 year Guild Membership for non members
The Embroiderers’ Guild is home to all things embroidery, stitch and textile art. We have a range of member activities, projects and discounts available for members. We look forward to welcoming you.
Current Guild members are eligible for a discount
Please access your discount voucher in the NEW Member Room, after you have signed in.
You may have a Discount voucher from Aurifil
Aurifil will give you a voucher number to use to access your discount