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of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
Stories in Stitch Exhibition Extended
Due to popular demand we have extended our Stories in Stitch exhibition until August. So if you haven’t had a chance to come and see it yet, click here for all our Talk & Tour dates.
There are different options to suit all interests including Talk & Tours; Family Tours with an embroidery Taster for the children; Tour & Taster embroidery session for the adults; as well as Curator’s Tours which include rare insights to additional pieces from the RSN Collection.
Don't miss all your favourite stories brought to life with the Art of Hand Embroidery. Showcasing a wide range of Hand Embroideries in Appliqué, Stumpwork and Raised Embroidery, the pieces are from the RSN’s Archive Collection and our Students.
Visitors can immerse themselves in these three enchanting techniques which lend themselves so perfectly to the world of storytelling. Whether the piece tells the whole story or just a vignette, visitors are captivated by embroideries based on songs, nursery rhymes, film scenes and ranging from the mythical to the domestic.
The RSN’s ‘Stories in Stitch’ exhibition runs until August 2017. Tours start from £16. Bespoke Tours for groups can also be arranged.
Please note that pre-booking is essential as the exhibition is in our Embroidery Studio which is only open on certain days.
Keep in touch
- It's #wipwednesday, what hand embroidery projects have you been working on? Silk Shading by RSN Diploma Student Jes… https://t.co/o4ZeI3hj8F22/03/2017
- The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry is now on display at Westminster Hall until 29 April! https://t.co/lsT6pPN5Wm #diaspora #tapestry #embroidery22/03/2017