Royal School of Needlework

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Christmas Gift Idea

If you are struggling to find for the perfect Christmas gift, then look no further!  

Why not treat your friend or relative to a Royal School of Needlework Experience with a Christmas gift voucher.  We have hundreds of beautiful items available to buy online and over 200 different Day Classes for beginners through to advanced.  So whether the gift voucher pays for a book, Exhibition Tour or Embroidery Class, the recipient can truly immerse themselves in the world of RSN hand embroidery.

Vouchers can be purchased in units of £10. Here are a few examples of what a RSN gift voucher can buy:

  • RSN Day Class from £78* - A wide range of techniques and levels from ‘Introductions’ to ‘Masterclasses’ in Goldwork, Silk Shading, Crewelwork and many more in venues across the UK. 
  • RSN Tour & Taster session from £65 - These give the opportunity to view our fabulous Stories in Stitch Exhibition at Hampton Court Palace followed by a Taster hand embroidery session inspired by the exhibition itself.
  • RSN Essential Stitch Guide Book from £10.99 - Specialising in a variety of techniques such as Goldwork, Beadwork and many more including the recently launched RSN practical and contemporary guide to Appliqué.
  • Personalised Fine Linen Handkerchief from £16.00 – Hand stitched by our Studio embroiderers


To buy vouchers or for more Christmas ideas, click here or call +44 (0)20 3166 6935. 

As we are a registered charity every purchase goes towards supporting us and keeping the traditional skills of hand embroidery alive and thriving.

*Kit cost is in addition to class fee

  • Learn

    We offer a thriving education programme for every level including a range of courses for beginners through to advanced. Students can choose to study Day Classes, a Certificate & Diploma, Future Tutors and Degree, as well as attend exhibitions, study and tour days.

  • Embroidery Studio

    We restore embroidered family heirlooms, home furnishings and items from places of worship.  We create bespoke embroidery for special occasions for individuals, organisations and corporate companies.

  • Shop

    We sell embroidery kits, specialist books, needlework equipment, gifts & exclusive RSN products.  We ship worldwide and welcome customers to our shop based at Hampton Court Palace.
    Open daily: 1pm to 4.15pm

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