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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: Amanda Ewing

Amanda Ewing completed the RSN Apprenticeship and since then has worked in the RSN Studio where she was Studio Manager, and now works as a Studio Embroiderer, overseeing a wide variety of commissions. With a diverse portfolio of teaching experience, Amanda currently teaches Bespoke Classes and on the Future Tutor programme and will be teaching at the RSN USA Summer School in Lexington, Kentucky in 2018.

In 2011, Amanda oversaw the RSN Embroidery Studio's work on HRH The Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress designed by Sarah Burton OBE. She worked as part of the Studio team on the 12th century embroidered hangings for English Heritage's Dover Castle with her work involving anything from delicate embroidery on christening robes, to repairing or creating altar frontals for the nation’s cathedrals and churches.  She is renowned for her technical skill including underside couching, a medieval Goldwork technique.