Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
Keeping the art of hand embroidery alive
We offer hand embroidery courses for all levels; conservation, restoration and repair of antique embroideries or creation of new commissions in our Embroidery Studio; tours to see some of our needlework Collection and more.
RSN Grand Sale
Friday 6, Saturday 7 and now Sunday 8 March 2015
10am - 4pm
Admission £3, includes entry to our Grand Draw
Join us for our 'not to be missed' Grand Sale and buy haberdashery, fabrics, embroidery frames, books, trimmings, canvases, one-off collectables, vintage curios, accessories and more.
All the money raised will help our work in keeping the art of hand embroidery alive.
We have an annual Day Class programme here at Hampton Court Palace (and on set dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby and Glasgow in San Francisco and Williamsburg, Virginia, USA ). We teach our Certificate and Diploma course at Hampton Court Palace in Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow and internationally in San Francisco, Williamsburg and in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka in Japan. We also offer a BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery validated by UCA (University for the Creative Arts), the only hand embroidery degree in Europe.
Keep in touch
- Great news! We have so far welcomed over 6,000 visitors to For Worship & Glory, and local sewing shops have... http://t.co/0dE7aRkTmm26/02/2015
- Embroidery and Embellishing for Fashion. Here's Chanel's inspiring video showing the skills, expertise and time... http://t.co/n0PSXWRfCr26/02/2015