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Distance Learning Machine Embroidery Courses

Machine Embroidery is a highly creative and versatile craft and one of our most popular subjects at the School of Stitched Textiles. If you’ve been searching for embroidery machine classes near you, now you can learn from the comfort of your own home with our free motion machine embroidery courses.

We have Machine Embroidery courses aimed at complete beginners looking to learn the basics as well as freehand Machine Embroidery courses aimed at more experienced students who wish to develop skills and experiment with more advanced techniques.

We provide a range of distance learning art courses accredited by City & Guilds each designed to help crafters developed their own unique style and creativity. Whether you’re looking to learn the basics, develop existing techniques or want to advance as a textiles artists then discover how our in-depth study programmes could be the key to unlocking so much creative potential. 

Accredited Machine Embroidery Courses

Our accredited machine embroidery courses are perfect for individuals who want to develop their skills and knowledge. We offer four skill levels: Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, and Master Practitioner in this craft area.

Machine Embroidery Skill
Stage 2

Begin your Stitch Journey with our Skill Stage 2 online Machine Embroidery courses, which are perfect for beginners looking to learn machine embroidery from scratch.

Machine Embroidery Skill
Stage 3

Develop your creative Embroidery skills and gain professional practice. Perfect for those with a little more experience. Choose this City and Guilds accredited Machine Embroidery course if you have a little textile knowledge already, but want to learn more.

Machine Embroidery Skill
Stage 4

Find your artistic voice and personal style. Design your own creations with this course – perfect for individuals interested in advanced machine embroidery. Choose this Machine Embroidery course if you are already experienced in Machine Embroidery and wish to develop your craft

Master Practitioner

Unlock your full creative potential with this bespoke and advanced course. Study hand or free-motion machine embroidery to really develop your skills and find your own, unique artist voice.

Why Study An Accredited Course?

Students often tell us they are ready to take their Machine Embroidery skills ‘to the next level’. Instead of following online tutorials and buying patterns they want to find free motion Machine Embroidery Courses that help them feel challenged, achieve a goal, unlock their creativity and have the confidence to create their own pieces. With our freehand Machine Embroidery courses, we bring a fully developed learning experience to thoroughly improve your skills and get you to the level you want to be at.

Whatever your personal crafting ambition is, then we’d always recommend choosing a course that has been accredited by a professional body. Professional Machine Embroidery courses taught online like ours have so many benefits:

Find out more about the true benefits of studying an accredited craft course.

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Find out more about course structure, delivery, length, teaching, assessments and the experience level required for each level.

Meet Our Graduates

We have many stories from our past graduates who have gone on to use their skills developed here at SST. Take a look below to find out their experiences of our courses and how they are now using the abilities they have perfected. Take a look at our beginner and accredited courses to find the right one for you.

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