Academy of Design Hong Kong is a specialized fashion institute covering Fashion Design, Styling and Accessory Design. We also provide short courses for hobbyists in Pattern Making & Sewing, Embroidery & Beadwork, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Modelling and Draping.
Professional Courses
Embroidery & Beadwork

The Embroidery and Beadwork professional course is an intensive 3 months programme in which our students will learn the various techniques of hand embroidery and bead embellishments. This course will enable our students to explore a variety of stitches and beading techniques which will develop their abilities to create unique imagery by hand. At the end of the course, our students are expected to combine their learning techniques to create an embroidery and beadwork product. This course is ideal for those who wish to brush up their skills in embroidery and beadwork or are beginners in the art.


The professional course is a 3 months intensive programme and is available in English and Cantonese.
Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply to the English programme.
No previous knowledge in pattern making & sewing is required.


  • Introduction to Embroidery
  • Culture and Historical studies on Embroidery
  • Hand Embroidery Stitches
  • Decorative Embroidery Art

  • Introduction to Beadwork
  • Culture and Historical studies on Beadwork
  • Beadwork Techniques
  • Decorative Beadwork Art

Design Development
  • Pattern Design Development
  • Textile and Material Studies
  • Creative Approach
  • Manipulating Embroidery and Beadwork Techniques
  • Product Design
Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.


  • Embroidery and Beadwork Short Course (English)
  • Class code: EB15E
  • Course commencement: - (every Thursday)
  • Time: -
  • Duration: (11 classes)
  • Course fees: HKD$ 1,080/month*

*Note: Materials are provided for students.