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Royal School of Needlework

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

Tutors: Jacqui McDonald

Jacqui McDonald comes from a background in Conservation and Restoration, and spent seven years with the National Trust.  

Having been inspired by the textiles in her care, she joined the RSN's Apprenticeship.  Since leaving the RSN in 2005 Jacqui has been working freelance from her studio in Hampshire, taking on small textile restoration projects and new commissions, as well as teaching classes around the country and the Certificate and Diploma Course at the RSN. Her latest project has involved crewelwork designs for the new RSN Essential Stitch Guide – Crewelwork  will be published in October 2010 and will be followed by a series of kits based on designs from the book.