Embroider the World

Teachers' notes

Embroider the World uses just a small part of the ethnic textiles collection at Bankfield Museum to explain techniques and inspire design work.


Use each page as a visual resource, look at how each technique is constructed, then just pick up a needle and experiment!

The Related Links at the bottom of the page can also be used for further research.

Download our handy PDF guide to creating all of the stitches in this resource.


Curriculum links:

  • KS2-3 Arts Award Discover & Explore - identifying a range of art forms 
  • KS3 Design and Technology
  • KS4 GCSE Textiles 

Learning objectives:

Knowle dge of various forms of stitching and embroidery techniques
Understanding of how textiles are used and decorated throughout the world
Skill s necessary to use the different techniques 


This resource was developed through a teacher placement at Bankfield Museum funded by Compact Education Business Services.

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