Royal School of Needlework

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

Tutors: Kate Cross (Farrer)

Kate is the author of the RSN book Appliqué published by Search Press. She completed her RSN Apprenticeship with Distinction, prior to this studying for a degree in Art for Public Space.  Along with teaching on RSN Day Classes and the Certificate and Diploma course, Kate also works in the RSN Education Department administering the Future Tutor Course and has taught on the Degree Programme.

Kate believes that excellent teaching is fundamental to retaining the heritage and skill level in embroidery and as part of this ethic she has completed a PGCE in Education. She also works as an embroiderer in the RSN Studio and has worked on some prestigious projects including working as part of the RSN team on the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress.