TurtleStitch - Coded Embroidery

Help maintain and develop of TurtleStitch!

TurtleStitch is ...

  • an award-winning, free resource for teaching creative coding and for making unique textile designs

  • engaging boys and girls through a new approach to learning to code

  • re-interpreting traditional craft in the 21st century, bringing together textiles and code

TurtleStitch is a graphical programming language which allows you to code patterns for embroidery machines. It is free and runs in the web browser, you can start right away. It's easy to use, so you don't need to have coded ever before to begin using it and creating beautiful and exciting patterns. If you have coding experience, you can dive deep into the capabilities of TurtleStitch.

You can share your embroidery code on TurtleStitch's online platform and also explore or build upon the code of others. Use a standard embroidery machine locally to embroider your favorite textiles. Now you can wear your code!

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