Julia Triston Textiles

city & guilds

Julia teaches a range of creative City & Guilds courses through STITCHBUSINESS – a respected and dynamic independent stitch school, which she established with Tracy A Franklin in 2006. Based in Fowlers Yard, Durham City, and accredited by City & Guilds, STITCHBUSINESS is a leading provider of ‘non-college-based’ learning, and offers a range of courses in design and stitched textiles for onsite and distance learner students. Whether you are local to Durham, UK based, or an overseas student, and would like more information about studying for a City & Guilds qualification at a beginner or advanced level, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Coming from an art background, I never thought I would learn to stitch:  until I met Julia.  Her patience, support and way of teaching inspired me to go down the path of Textiles, making it a career that I hope will never end.

Ailish Henderson (City & Guilds Level 3 Stitched Textiles graduate, Gateshead)