How do I become an embroiderer?
You could start by doing a degree in fashion or fashion and textiles and specialise in hand embroidery during your course. You would need to check that your chosen degree would allow you to develop embroidery skills.
You can also do a specialist degree course:
BA (Hons) in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art at the Royal School of Needlework
BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Embroidery at London College of Fashion
You'll usually need:
a foundation studies diploma in art and design
2 to 3 A levels for a degree
You could take a college course to develop your textiles skills. Courses include:
Level 2 Certificate in Fashion and Textiles
Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Textiles
You’ll usually need:
- 2 or more GCSEs at grades 9 to 3 (A* to D) for a level 2 course
4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) for a level 3 course