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Embroidered Tapestry Creation

A course by Mariana Baertl
Textile Artist. Lima District, Peru.
Joined February 2019
, Textile Artist

Learn the basic stitches and their variations to create textured pieces

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (605)
  • 12658 students

Learn the basic stitches and their variations to create textured pieces

This course has been updated with video lessons to improve your experience and acquire more detailed knowledge on types of stitches and their variations.

Recreate nature’s movements and sensations with threads and fabrics with Peruvian textile artist Mariana Baertl, founder of the Living Fibers brand, and natural landscapes into unique embroideries, experimenting with different textures and reliefs.

In this course, you’ll learn different embroidery stitches to create tapestry with a textured fit for interior decor. Furthermore, the versatility of these techniques and materials will allow you to go beyond and create other pieces in an innovative way, in the form of cushions, bags, and clothing. Also, don’t forget to check out her first Domestika course Introduction to Latch Hooking and Locker Hooking where she teaches complementary techniques to add to your textile pieces.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 17 downloads

Tools and materials
8 minutes, 45 seconds
Inspiration and sketch
3 minutes, 35 seconds
Fill point
6 minutes, 36 seconds
French knot
6 minutes, 50 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (605)
  • 12658 students
  • 15 lessons (1h 20m)
  • 17 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Updated on 06/03/2020

What is this course's project?

Make a decorative tapestry with all the stitches learned in this course, creating an original piece with textures and reliefs.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who is interested in the world of design and art: stylists, interior designers, and artists in general.

Requirements and materials

Prior knowledge is not necessary but interest in working with your hands and textile arts is necessary.

As for materials, you will need needles, fabrics and embroidery tools in general.


12658 Students
605 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Mariana Baertl

A course by Mariana Baertl

Teacher Plus
Textile Artist

Founder of the Living Fibers brand, Mariana is a textile artist specializing in handmade embroidered pieces for interior decor projects. After graduating in fashion design in Perú, she decided to start her journey in Barcelona (Spain) where she now lives and shares her expertise, working on haute couture and sewing pattern designs.

After working as a fashion designer over the years, she decided to change and dedicate herself completely to the world of textile art. All of her work is hand embroidered with fibers and threads from all over the world, inspired by nature’s forms and movements.


  • U1


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

    Materials and preparation

    • Tools and materials
    • Inspiration and sketch
    • Transfer of the sketch to the fabric
  • U3

    Experimental techniques

    • Fill point
    • French knot
    • Materials application
    • Turkish Knot or Fringes
    • Palestinian point
    • Muddled
  • U4

    Terminations and other applications

    • Final finishes
    • Variations
    • Other apps
  • FP

    Final project

    • Embroidered tapestry creation

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Embroidered Tapestry Creation. Craft course by Mariana Baertl Best seller

Embroidered Tapestry Creation

A course by Mariana Baertl
Textile Artist. Lima District, Peru.
Joined February 2019
  • 97% positive reviews (605)
  • 12658 students