Elnaz Yazdani is an embroidery artist and educator based in Yorkshire. She is dedicated to sharing her skills and promoting the importance of embroidery as an art form for the future and for wellbeing. Elnaz has taught embroidery within higher education for over 5 years and teaches fashion, costume and textile students. Her embroidery teaching has enabled her to teach skills across her community, within primary and secondary education settings. Throughout the 2020 pandemic Elnaz was commended for the teaching excellence award in embroidery via the Embroiderers Guild and has now launched her online embroidery school after the successful launch of the virtual summer school ‘Embroider Your Future’.