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Introduction to Raised Embroidery

A course by Adriana Torres , Designer

Designer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined May 2012

Learn all the essential stitches to create raised embroideries step by step

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98% positive reviews (1.6K)
37706 students
Audio: Spanish, English
Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch

Learn all the essential stitches to create raised embroideries step by step

Do you strive to create bolder textures in your embroideries? The raised embroidery technique will enable you to transmit more emotion and volume through a needle and thread. Textile artist Adriana Torres, the founder of the Miga de Pan brand, has been dedicated to the universe of embroidery for over 10 years. She creates unique pieces that can be found on the catwalks of many brands in Paris, London, and South Korea.

In this course, Adriana teaches you the 25 stitches that she used to create her botanical alphabet and explains, step by step, the technique behind each one to create an embroidery piece. With raised embroidery, you will create textures and effects with great visual depth, giving more expression to your creations.

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What will you learn in this online course?

25 lessons & 17 downloads

12 minutes, 42 seconds
Basic stitches I
13 minutes, 27 seconds
Basic stitches II
9 minutes, 7 seconds
Embossed stem point I
9 minutes, 43 seconds
  • 98% positive reviews (1.6K)
  • 37706 students
  • 25 lessons (3h 37m)
  • 17 additional resources (13 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish, English
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Embroider the words “Niña Fuego” (“Fire Child” in Spanish) and create a sample of over 20 embroidery stitches using the characters of the floral alphabet Adriana created especially for this course.

Explore your creativity through a multitude of combinations in your final project, experimenting and defining your own unique style.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in manual crafts that wants to relax and enjoy creating something with their hands. This course will benefit illustrators and artists who want to expand their visual universe and experienced embroiders who want to improve their technique and amplify their stitching repertoire.

Requirements and materials

No previous embroidery knowledge is needed for this course. If you have experience in embroidery, this course will show you a variety of techniques and combinations to further explore this craft.

You’ll need a basic embroidery kit with cotton fabric (20x20), 2 stitching needles, mouliné thread, a fabric marker, a large head pin (such as Tulip), scissors and 2 frames or embroidery hoops (one of 10-12 cm and another of 20 cm or more) to complete this course.


37706 Students
1584 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Adriana Torres

A course by Adriana Torres

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Argentinian designer Adriana Torres has an eclectic educational background, having studied architecture, graphic design, fine arts and illustration. Her collection of objects obtained the hallmark of Good Design, which was awarded by the Ministry of Industry in Argentina. She was selected to join the Argentinian exhibition halls of 100% Design London, Maison & Objet Paris and in Pitti Bimbo, Italy. Adriana received first prize in the National Artisanal Contest, organized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Argentina.

She has collaborated with brands such as Seletti, Crate & Barrel, El Espartano and Tea Connection. Her work has been published in various books and magazines, among which: Stich•illo (Uppercase), Encore! The new Artisans (Thames & Hudson), Super Handmade (Designers Book) y DPI Magazine of Taiwan. Some of her work has been showcased on the front cover of magazines, such as Farnesio el elefante, Modern Decoration Home (Hong Kong) and Ander el león, in the British magazine Embroidery.

She has taught classes and given workshops in Brazil, Mexico, U.S.A., England, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and France.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Base stitches

    • materials
    • Sketch and transfer to the canvas
    • Basic stitches I
    • Basic stitches II
    • Stem point and its variants I
    • Point stem and its variants II
  • U3

    Embossed stitches

    • Embossed stem point I
    • Embossed stem point II
    • Embossed stem point III
    • Rejected points
    • Padded stitches already highlight I
    • Padded stitches and enhancement II
    • Knitted stitches I
    • Knitted stitches II
    • Knitted stitches III
    • Knitted stitches IV
    • Cross points
    • Knotted stitches I
    • Knotted Points II
    • We compare stitches
  • U4

    Special cares

    • How is an embroidery taken care of?
    • Tips
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to embroidery in relief

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Introduction to Raised Embroidery. Craft course by Adriana Torres Best seller

Introduction to Raised Embroidery

A course by Adriana Torres
Designer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined May 2012
  • 98% positive reviews (1.6K)
  • 37706 students