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Embroidered Tapestry Creation

A course by Mariana Baertl
Textile Artist. Distrito de Lima, Peru.
On Domestika since 02/21/2019
, Textile Artist

Learn the basic stitches and their variations to create textured pieces

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (297)
  • 7201 students
Embroidered Tapestry Creation

Learn the basic stitches and their variations to create textured pieces

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (297)
  • 7201 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • Updated on 06/03/2020
  • 15 Lessons (1h 20m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

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.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Materials and preparation
  • U3
    U3. Experimental techniques
  • U4
    U4. Terminations and other applications
  • FP
    FP Final project
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In the first unit, you’ll get an in-depth look into Mariana’s career path, the art world, interior decoration, and fashion, and, you’ll get to know some of her sources of inspiration. Then, you’ll get acquainted with the material by looking at some of the pieces where she used the stitches you’ll learn in this course.

Next, you’ll begin to organize all the materials, exploring the different tools that exist in the world of embroidery. Mariana will share some references with you as a way to inspire you to create your first embroidered sketch. She will teach you how to create a pattern and print it on fabric. Then, you’ll learn how to prepare a frame and finally, start embroidering.

In the third unit, you’ll focus on learning different stitching techniques, how to use strings and threads, and how to put pieces of wrapped cord together for your composition. Lastly, you’ll learn a nod technique to create beautiful textures on any fabric.

In the final phase of this course, you’ll start the final touches to finish your piece and learn how to hang it perfectly. Mariana will show you the variations of all the stitches and nods that you’ve learned to inspire you and apply them to other projects such as clothing, pillows, bags, and more.

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 it for?

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

What you need

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.


7201 Students
297 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Mariana Baertl

A course by Mariana Baertl

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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Embroidered Tapestry Creation. A Craft course by Mariana Baertl Best Seller

Embroidered Tapestry Creation

A course by Mariana Baertl
Textile Artist. Distrito de Lima, Peru.
On Domestika since 02/21/2019
  • 98% Positive reviews (297)
  • 7201 students