Inspired to Create
Foundations of Hand Stitch & Design
Want to create your own design
Are you looking to create your own pieces to reflect your messages, but are not sure where to start?
Want to combine design and Embroidery?
This is what Textile artists do all the time – they have discovered how to use a design process combine it with their skills and embroidery techniques in order to create their own unique work.
Discover those critical design elements which bring your ideas to life
Learn which stitches or techniques can reflect and enhance your creative design
Use checklists, templates and reflective questions to stay on track
These checklists and templates are designed to help you think about your design differently – but easily. In this way we help to ease your design journey as well as boost your confidence.
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.
Explore Colour, Line and Texture for design development
Experiment with design theory associated with colour, line and texture, by following the practical exercises to kick-start your ideas for embroidery
Explore a range of Hand Stitch Techniques to inform your design
Explore a range of embroidery-based techniques to develop your skills as you work through the Sessions
Explore which tools, equipment, and materials bring your design to life
Just as your design is a unique combination of your views, your senses and your creativity – so it needs to be supported with the most appropriate combinations of tools, equipment, and materials.
Create a sample file which you can use to inform your creativity for years to come
Produce your first unique piece of Textile Art
Discover how to share your creative message in your way, using stitches, fabrics and your own abilities.
Tips on how to use Prym Vario Pliers
These pliers have interchangeable heads so that you can use them for a multitude of applications
Discover how to customise Sequins
Sequins come in a range of geometric shapes. This video shows you how to alter their outlines or create your own sequins from blank sequin foil
Keys to making successful custom Bias Binding
This is where the text for your Feature List Item should go. It's best to keep it short and sweet.
Dye Fabrics using Ice
To complement the immersion and space-dyeing exercises, here is another exciting technique to randomly add colour to fabric
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 Discount Voucher to access your discount