Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
Williamsburg, Virginia USA May 2017
We will be returning to the Williamsburg School of Needlework, 5121 Center Street, Suite 100, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188, USA for RSN Day Classes from 3-9 May 2017.
The Day Class tutor will be Kate Barlow. Kate graduated from the Future Tutors Programme at the RSN with distinction. She now teaches for the RSN and works as a member of the RSN Studio. In 2015, Kate’s Advanced Silk Shaded budgie “Smuggler” was accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts for their annual Summer Exhibition. The piece was also made into a greeting card.
During her time at the RSN so far she has worked on Magna Carta - An Embroidery, designed by Cornelia Parker, on a gown designed by Nicholas Oakwell for the Great Britain Campaign, and on a silk wedding dress designed by L’Wren Scott. Before coming to the RSN, Kate studied costume at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff where she graduated in 2001 with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. Following this she worked as a freelance costume maker and then as part of the Touring Wardrobe department at the Welsh National Opera.
1 Day Introduction to Blackwork 'Spring': 3 May 2017
1 Day Introduction to Jacobean Crewelwork - 4 May 2017
1 Day 17 Century Stitches – 5 May 2017
1 Silk Embroidery: 'Floral Motif'- 6 May 2017
2 Silk Shading & Goldwork; 'Carousel Horse' 8 & 9 May 2017
The Day Classes are now available to book. There will be 12 spaces on each course and these can be booked via our website:
Cancellation of Day Classes
All Day Class bookings are non refundable.
Keep in touch
- The RSN is thrilled to be part of the Itch to Stitch education area at this year's @CHSIstitches Trade Show… https://t.co/PggoRCRXMO18/02/2017
- Have a wonderful weekend everybody! Blackwork by RSN Certificate Student Penny McMahon #blackwork #handembroidery… https://t.co/u7O0LmoAD617/02/2017