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arrow-right.png Textile Students from 12 to 24.

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Junior stitchers and textile students will find loads of information, inspiration, ideas, and space to display their work. Textile students are welcome to contact recent graduates who are ready and willing to answer questions. Start by following Erin Young on her blog. Erin is a 3rd year student at uni.

Latest News for Young Embroiderers

As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations, Young Embroiderers have teamed up with Young Quilters! If you are a member of Young Embroiderers you now get free membership of Young Quilters for a year from 1 May 2014 to 30 April 2015. Members will receive the Young Quilters Newsletter and a Christmas project. They can also attend any Young Quilters workshops in their area (local charges may apply). Join here to receive your first YQ newsletter and membership letter, which will give you more details and workshop listings.

needlesforweboffer.jpgand not only that but we have a free gift for you if you are a new or current member.....

Members can claim a FREE gift from those lovely people at John James Needles and they are also offering 20% off their prices for Young Embroiderers if you buy from them online. Join Young Embroiderers now, claim your free gift and get the special code for the online discount. Join here

The 2015 De Denne Competition - We are pleased to announce the theme for the new competition

eviejosieEach year individuals and groups of young embroiderers and textile students enter this competition named after Lynette de Denne, the founder of the Young Embroiderers’ section of the Embroiderers’ Guild. The competition encourages entries from all our members and is judged on interpretation skills and originality. The theme for 2015 is "All That Glistens" and you must be a member of Young Embroiderers to enter. Please log in with your membership number and password to see more details and to download an entry form. You will find the information under the "Young Ideas" tab, "de Denne 14/15".

You can still view the winning entries from the 2013/14 competition. Click here to see the winners but again, please log in with your membership number and password to see the full list of winners under the "Young Ideas" tab.

2014 is the 40th Anniversary of Young Embroiderers

  • Have your project featured in Stitch magazine
  • Work with the Editor of Embroidery magazine to research and write an article for the magazine
  • Submit your work to be included in a national touring exhibition
  • Join in the Big Stitch in October at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Coming soon more exciting news of what is happening in our anniversary year

Stitch and Stings

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Textile students and teachers can also follow Karen Woods on her highly informative and exciting "Stitch and Stings"
bi-weekly blog. There are ideas for creating fun and interesting themes on a low budget. Read more.


Mr X Stitch joins us and he says....

"There are loads of tutorials on YouTube and sites like Mr X Stitch and Feeling Stitchy will give you a lot of stitchy inspiration. Don’t forget to check out other sites like Craftster to see what other textile artforms are out there.

dmc DMC Creative World....

DMC supports Young Embroiderers and the Embroiderers' Guild. With all the colours of the rainbow and much more, DMC offers a wide range of hand embroidery threads for all creative projects. Click here for more details or visit dmccreative

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