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Advanced Embroidery Techniques: Stitches and Compositions with Volume

A course by Señorita Lylo
Embroidery and graphic designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 10/06/2015
, Embroidery and graphic designer

Learn advanced stitches to be applied on garments

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (506)
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Advanced Embroidery Techniques: Stitches and Compositions with Volume

Learn advanced stitches to be applied on garments

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (506)
  • 9896 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 13 Lessons (2h 9m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

The value of an embroidered piece goes beyond a simple object of decoration; time and dedication make stitch by stitch, it becomes much more than threads and points. Loly Ghirardi -known in social networks as Miss Lylo and co-founder of the uauh! Studio- has more than 10 years among threads, dots and colors, collaborating for publications both in Europe and Latin America, among many other projects.

If in your first course Basic embroidery techniques: stitches, compositions and chromatic ranges you started in the world of embroidery, this time Miss Lylo invites you to take a step forward to learn more advanced stitches and create compositions with volume that you can apply to garments of your choice.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Embroidery materials and techniques
  • U3
    U3. To embroider corals on a dress
  • U4
    U4. Accents and care
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start by getting to know Loly Ghirardi - Miss Lylo - who will explain to you her most recent projects, her main influences and some books that serve as inspiration.

You will see the importance of observation, in this case using nature as inspiration, to transform that you look at textures with different points. To achieve this, you will know the materials and supports you will need, starting with the choice of threads and textures to create a spectacular embroidery.

You will learn advanced points of embroidery flat and relief as the pistil, festoon, festoon wheel, coral point, Rococo, variation of rosette, a point that resembles a corkscrew and, finally, you will make knitted dots to fill your embroidery volume .

In addition, you will discover how to apply basic shapes such as beads, beads and sequins to have more tools and give a special touch to your final project.

Finally, Miss Lylo will talk about the finishing of the embroidered piece, applying an interlining to fix the embroidery from behind, to preserve it and take care of it in the most delicate way.

What is this course's project?

You will embroider a design by applying the new points learned to a garment.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at any textile lover who wants to get away from the computer and create something with his own hands.

What you need

You will need basic knowledge of embroidery or have done the first course of Miss Lylo in Domestika.

What materials do you need? A variety of threads, sharp-pointed needles, round tips, and an extra-fine needle (or needle for pearls), small scissors, pieces of non-elastic fabric, frame (optional), felt-tip pen for fabric, sequins, beads and one or more garments to which you want to give an original touch interviniéndolas with embroidery.


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Señorita Lylo

A course by Señorita Lylo

Embroidery and graphic designer

Loly Ghirardi (Señorita Lylo) is an artist, designer, embroiderer and co-founder of the uauh! Studio, specialized in museographic graphics. She started to embroider six years ago, to reduce the time she spends in front of a screen, and nowadays it's a very important part of her day to day work.

Following a collaboration for a book, she decided to open a blog and a Facebook page and began to work on collaborations and surprise projects that filled her with joy and many opportunities. Her embroidery illustrates books of the Lumen publishing house: "Diary of a volatile" by Agustina Guerrero and "Wonderland" by Cristina Camarena, illustrated by Lady Desidia. She has also embroidered the covers for a double summer delivery of LeCool Barcelona and in Buenos Aires he made a limited edition together with the brand of accessories "Los vados del Isen" called "Embroidery Flok. A trip embroidered by the world ".


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Embroidery materials and techniques

    • materials
    • Composition and design for the final project
  • U3

    To embroider corals on a dress

    • Giving volume to corals
    • Dándole volumen a los corales II
    • We add seaweed and other marine elements
    • Agregamos algas y otros elementos marinos II
    • Points on guides
    • Woven shell
    • Details of flat corals and knots
  • U4

    Accents and care

    • We give accents with beads
    • We topped the embroidery on the garment
  • FP

    Final project

    • Advanced embroidery techniques: stitches and compositions with volume

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Advanced Embroidery Techniques: Stitches and Compositions with Volume. A Craft course by Señorita Lylo Best Seller

Advanced Embroidery Techniques: Stitches and Compositions with Volume

A course by Señorita Lylo
Embroidery and graphic designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 10/06/2015
  • 99% Positive reviews (506)
  • 9896 students