Welcome to Art and Stitch Academy

the learning experience of

Art and Stitch BASE and Art and Stitch PLUS

design software for longarm quilters and machine embroiderers



Free Tutorial Videos:

Use the yellow tabs above to watch the free videos for Art and Stitch Base and Art and Stitch PLUS. The videos follow the User Guide and Embroidery Manual in Menu Help of Art and Stitch. You can also find videos made with older versions of Art and Stitch, as those techniques are still useful. Finally you will find links to videos made by others showing Art and Stitch.

Stay @ Home Classes:

After watching all free tutorial videos on this Academy website, enroll in our optional Stay @ Home Classes to learn beyond the basics..

Certified Teachers:

Visit the Certified Teachers page to meet our teachers, see how to contact them and download their wonderful addendums to the Art and Stitch User Guide.

F A Q  page:

In the white navigation bar you will find a link to our FAQ page. Very useful! Reading it will save lots of emails :).

Art and Stitch USER GROUP:

Finally: another very helpful resource is our Art and Stitch USER GROUP where we announce new videos, new versions of the software. More than 3000 users of Art and Stitch share their knowledge, questions and tips. Click here to join the group.


If you ever forget how you found this page: 

in Art and Stitch choose menu Help > Online Academy

First things first - User Guides are inside the program:

Your very first Help resources, the User Guides, are right inside the program - you can open the Guides for Art and Stitch BASE and for Art and Stitch PLUS in menu Help.

My personal advice:

Print the first part "Getting Started" (Pages 1-20 of the PDF): that includes the Table of Contents which in itself is a great reference.

Copy the User Guides to you iPad or tablet. A great way to read them on the couch and to keep them close to your computer when working with the program.

For your convenience you can download the User Guides for BASE and PLUS here: