Golden Hinde Embroidery Academy

Embroidery classes, resources and community online.

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Welcome to the Golden Hinde Academy

The Golden Hinde Academy is a very special place to create and share your love of embroidery.
It’s brought to you by Sarah Rakestraw and her team at Golden Hinde, the premier online store for everything embroidery, goldwork and more. 

Summer Camp 2024 - A New Embroidery Project

For Lovers of  Embroidery Everywhere.

Doors are now open for a LIMITED time period. 

Join as an Academy Member or purchase the standalone course.

What is the Golden Hinde Academy?

The Golden Hinde Academy is a growing collection of online training, resources and community for embroiderers at all levels of their crafting.
Members at all skill levels are welcome to join for a low monthly subscription or heavily discounted six monthly or Annual membership.
Inside this website. members have access to fun projects, online skills training, community, discounts and special offers and so much more.

What's Included

Embroidery Projects

Enjoy creating exclusive projects at your own pace with Sarah as she takes you through original designs opnly available to Golden Hinde Academy members. Your first piece "The Owl Project" is waiting for you online.

Reference Library

A host of "how to" videos and resources, including the "goldwork bible " Sarah's book "Glorious Goldwork" available for the first time online. Susan Hinde's Introduction to Goldwork is also included with your membership.

Fun Easy Designs

We've also got a rolling repository of fun and easy projects ready for you to dive in and enjoy. And if you are just looking to learn that elusive stitch, then our A-Z of Stitches will be just what you need.

And there's More...

Academy members have an exclusive discount for materials at our store, Golden Hinde Embroidery Supplies. There's a private members-only online community and first look at new projects and special offers.

Membership Benefits

All of our training is is personally created by Sarah and the Golden Hinde team

Want Learn New Embroidery Skills?

Join the Golden Hinde Academy

The Golden Hinde Academy is Perfect For


There's always something new to learn in our craft and we are excited to share our expertise with our members. Projects for you to access easily online.


Looking to learn a new skill? Our online Academy will give you the guides and resources to do just that! All skill levels are welcome in our friendly community.


Admirers of this niche embroidery technique - gather here! You will find others who share your love of this historic skill in the Academy.

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