WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE FOR.....
Junior Stitchers aged 5 and upwards and family members who support them.
Textile Students from 12 to 24.
Teachers and tutors in schools, colleges and universities.
Junior stitchers and textile students will find loads of information, inspiration, ideas, and space to display their work.
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The 2014 De Denne Competition - Winners to be announced shortly
Each 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 beginners, on interpretation skills and originality. Entrants may be part of a Young Embroiderers’ Group or be working on their entries at home with guidance from parents, grandparents, other family members or friends.The theme for 2014 is ‘Tree Rhythms’.
The theme for 2015 will be announced shortly.
STITCH and STINGS
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. Whether they are your own projects or lessons linked to the national curriculum you can create work with that WOW factor. Introducing artists, illustrators and craft related topics, there are features and entertaining video tutorials to show you how. 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 Craftster and deviantArt to see what other textile artforms are out there. There’s no end to what you can do with a needle and a thread and people from around the world are sharing new works every single day.
DMC Creative World....supports Young Embroiderers and the Embroiderers' Guild. With all the colours of the rainbow and much, much more, DMC offers a wide range of hand embroidery threads for all creative projects. Click here for more details or visit www.dmccreative.co.uk