Inspired to Create
Foundations of Machine Stitch & Design
Want to create your own design
Are you looking to create your own pieces to reflect yourself, 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 and 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 Machine Stitch Techniques to inform your design
Explore a range of embroidery-based techniques to develop your skills as you work through the sessions
Create a sample file which you can use to inform your creativity for years to come
Creativity is dynamic and is based on your views, experiences and aspirations. Use your insights gained on this course to grow your creativity into the future.
Explore which tools, equipment, materials and processes 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.
Produce your first unique piece of embroidery
Discover how to share your creative message in your way, using stitches, fabrics and your own abilities.
How to use the rotary cutter
Learn how to safely cut fabric accurately using a rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat
Discover the tricks to cut fabric on the bias
Cutting fabric on the true bias -is the key to making your own bias binding
A 2 part series on how to apply colour using bondaweb
Bondaweb is a medium used to apply colour to fabric -learn how to get the fabric you want in the colour you intend.
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