Royal School of Needlework

Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery

Tutors: Jenny Adin-Christie

Jenny Adin Christie is an RSN Tutor that has taught across the full spectrum of courses offered by the RSN both in the UK and the United States, specialising in the fields of Whitework, Metal Thread and Stumpwork. She also tutors the RSN’s Advanced Diploma in Fine Whitework and on the RSN Degree Programme.

On graduating from the RSN Apprenticeship with distinction, Jenny continued as a member of the RSN Studio team and teaching staff.  She became Assistant to the Head of Studio and a Studio Project Manager, playing a key role in a broad range of major commissions. This included creating embroidered monograms for Sir Paul MacCartney’s classical album Ecce Cor Meum, and designing and project managing the new All Seasons and Lenten Altar Frontals for Canterbury Cathedral. She also specialised in the treatment of Whitework items and wedding veils.

Her recent work has included designing and creating The Centenary Embroidery for Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne in Derbyshire; creating new ceremonial gowns for the Worshipful Company of Launderers in the City of London; creating new vestments for St Oswald's Parish Church Ashbourne; embroidering new ceremonial gloves for the Lord Chief Justice; the new altar frontal for St Lawrence’s Church Weston Patrick; and the new altar frontals for St Mary’s Beaconsfield.