Royal School of Needlework

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

Tutors: Anne Butcher

Anne is the RSN’s Programme Director overseeing the  Day Class, Certificate and Diploma and Future Tutors programmes.

Anne completed the RSN Apprenticeship in 1984 and continued as a member of the Studio and teaching staff whilst gaining further creative embroidery, art and teaching qualifications including the City & Guilds Diploma in Machine Embroidery.  She was Head of the RSN Studio from 1989 to 1997. 

She co-authored  the Royal School of Needlework Embroidery Techniques published by Batsford in 1998 and from 1997 to 2013 worked as a freelance embroiderer and teacher for the RSN and other adult education providers.