When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Deborah Brown
  • Course Code W22TTSA28B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Explore 3-Dimensional Stumpwork stitchery, to create exciting off-the-surface wired, padded and embellished embroideries with applications to fashion, interiors, storytelling and art textiles

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to raise the basic embroidery stitches to create 3D effects
  • Discover how to create separate wired and padded embroidery shapes and ‘slips
  • Discover how to apply special goldwork wires, sequins, beads and other embellishments
  • Mount and finish techniques. Instruction sheets and suppliers list provided


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This highly practical and friendly workshop will introduce you to a range of fast and slower techniques. Small group and one-to one tuition will enable you to progress confidently, with detailed diagram sheets, notes, visuals and the tutor’s handling samples.

    Entry requirements

    All levels welcome

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The textiles studio is located in the Nancy Seear block on the second floor accessible by stairs or lift and stair lift combined. If you have any mobility support needs please contact ALS on 020 7450 1972 before enrolling

    What you need

    Basic materials will be supplied, but please bring a basic sewing kit, sharp pointed scissors, a notebook and pencil, and a small bag of your favourite fabrics and embroidery threads.

    What you can do next

    Follow @textilesatmorley for inspiration on Instagram. Morley College Textiles department offers a range of exciting creative courses from absolute beginners to advanced, please check the website for further details.