Royal School of Needlework

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

Tutors: Helen Richman

Helen Richman regularly teaches embroidery classes at the RSN and has taught Day Classes across the UK as well as in the United States and Canada. Her embroidery journey began when she joined the Royal School of Needlework and completed the three-year apprenticeship, gaining expert knowledge in many fields of hand embroidery.

Helen is a member of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen and has sold her embroidered art work in local galleries, as well as online. She has completed several high profile commissions including one from the Royal Mail and also designs and sells her own range of embroidery kits, including the Hampton Court Palace Postcard available from the RSN Shop. 

Having written articles for New Stitches Magazine and Stitch Magazine, Helen has also recently published her first book, on Stumpwork Embroidery.

Upcoming courses by Helen Richman

Date Course Title
21/07/2018 Introduction to Stumpwork: 'Watering Can' - Hampton Court View
15/08/2018 Advanced Stumpwork & Ribbonwork - Secret Garden - Hampton Court View
20/10/2018 Introduction to Silverwork: Snowflake - Hampton Court View
04/11/2018 Raised Embroidery & Canvas Shading: 'Poppy' - Hampton Court View
18/11/2018 Silk Shaded Robin - Hampton Court View
01/12/2018 Christmas Silk Shading & Goldwork: Holly & Mistletoe Sprig' - Hampton Court View