Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
RSN Collection and archive
The Royal School of Needlework is home to an amazing 60,000 unique and priceless embroidery pieces capturing the passion for embroidery throughout history. From intricate artwork on clothes, textiles and designs to its development documented through papers, books and photos, the items have been collected and donated from all over the world.
Enthusiasts are able to have a rare insight to this special collection by attending a Collection Study Day at Hampton Court Palace.
For enquiries about the RSN Collection and archive contact:
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