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.
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, the Midlands (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
- Tomorrow is National Stitch Day and the launch of the RSN's quest to compile the "Top 20 Reasons Why You Do Hand... http://t.co/SpcTeKal3Y31/07/2015
- Why not become an RSN Friend, or offer it as a gift to a stitch enthusiast! The Summer 2015 Newsletter published... http://t.co/dIOlTYyhfL31/07/2015