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.
Our BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art and a team of RSN stitchers have collaborated with British designer Nicholas Oakwell Couture to help create a fabulous couture gown for the GREAT Britain Campaign.
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The GREAT dress by Nicholas Oakwell Couture. Photographer Greg Williams
We have an annual Day Class programme here at Hampton Court Palace (and on set dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby and Glasgow 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
- We are very excited about the RSNs stand at Graduate Fashion Week #GFW2015, where we will display work by our... http://t.co/TkVT9l2pnu28/05/2015
- What a beautiful day to learn stitch with the RSN at #HamptonCourtPalace: the sun is shining, the birds are... http://t.co/irOmO6BGPq28/05/2015