stitch business

STITCHBUSINESS is a leading, respected and dynamic independent stitch school based in Durham City offering a range of creative courses in design and art textiles.

Courses range from levels 1-3 certificate and diploma courses, to bespoke, specialist masterclass.

Established in 2006, by Tracy A Franklin and Julia Triston, and accredited by City & Guilds, STITCHBUSINESS is at the forefront of providing an alternative to college-based learning. Whether local, to Durham, in other regions of the UK, or overseas, students have the option of studying with STITCHBUSINESS, or as a distance learner.

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  • The days in the studio are so enjoyable - time to sew with expert tuition and good company. More Testimonials >

    Sheila, Level 1 City & Guilds

  • I studied the four techniques on four 2 week summer intensive courses, and whilst they were extremely hard work I have some wonderful memories and I am very appreciative of and grateful to Tracy. More Testimonials >

    Gill, RSN Certificate Course

  • One of the best teachers I've ever had Tracy gives clear, concise instructions. One of the best decisions I've made to join these classes. More Testimonials >

    Marie, RSN Certificate Course

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