Inspired to Create

Machine Stitch & Design


Exploring Opportunities
in Machine Stitch & Design


Course Details 

  • Course Code– ME2
  • Course length – 60 – 70 hours
  • Course Method – Online, with lessons showing detailed colour rich images which you can return to as many times as you want, whenever you want – all online
  • Course Lesson– To help you get started, the course information, set-up sections and templates of each course are downloadable and can be printed
  • Course Materials– Online programme, checklist, template to use, videos to watch,
  • Embroidery Materials – Purchase your own embroidery materials.
  • Embroidery Equipment – Your sewing machine needs the basic stitches and the ability to programme or adapt these.
  • Course payable online via secure credit card.
  • Course cost – £525

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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.

  • Use checklists, templates to stay on track

    Checlists, templates and reflection questions which form the structure of the courses

  • You are not alone - our team of mentors are on hand to help you every step of the way

    Textile art uses embroidery and other media to create …..learn the process for successful Textile Art ….

  • Ready to create unique, robust and intricate designs

    Are you ready to create your own pieces to reflect yourself, but do not know where to start?

  • Intending to extend your embroidery into unique textile art?

    This is what textile artists do all the time – they use their design process and combine it with their skills and embroidery techniques in order to explore different opportunities.

  • 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.


  • Discover the effects of cutting fabrics with a soldering iron

    Learn how to use the soldering iron to cut fabric shapes

  • Using heat again, discover how to distort fabric using a heat gun

    Heat has differing effects on different fabrics – learn these through distorting fabric using a heat gun

  • Staying with heat, create dimension using steam

    See how to use trapped objects combined with steam to create dimensional fabric

  • Explore how to channel a quilt with a loop turner

    Explore a quick way to stuff quilting channels

  • Discover how to create laminated fabrics and its effect.

    Discover how to create laminated surfaces for stitching

  • 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