Royal School of Needlework

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

Tutors: Heather Lewis

Heather's passion for embroidery began at a very young age; training at a fashion house in Yorkshire before graduating from the RSN Apprenticeship. Heather has taught embroidery for the RSN at various locations in the UK and the United States. She currently teaches on the RSN Certificate, Diploma and on Day Classes.

Heather particularly enjoys Goldwork and ecclesiastical embroidery and after graduating she worked in the RSN Studio where she continues to assist on a variety of projects. There she has worked on a diverse range of commissions including a new altar frontal for The Royal Anglian Regimental Chapel in Essex and the Dover Castle hangings for the re-presentation of the Great Tower.  

Heather will be teaching at the RSN USA Summer School in Lexington, Kentucky in 2018. 

Upcoming courses by Heather Lewis

Date Course Title
25/06/2018 Introduction to Mountmellick: 'Lily' View
26/06/2018 Intermediate Mountmellick: 'Flower' - Hampton Court View
27/06/2018 Advanced Mountmellick: 'Leaf Sampler' - Hampton Court View
28/07/2018 Introduction to Box Making - Hampton Court View
30/07/2018 Masterclass - Ecclesiastical Design & Stitch: 'Stole' - Hampton Court View
27/10/2018 Intermediate Raised Work: Autumn Acorn' - Hampton Court View