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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: 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, she has also recently written her first book on Stumpwork Embroidery which will be published by The Crowood Press in summer 2017.

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Upcoming courses by Helen Richman

Date Course Title
01/10/2017 Introduction to Silverwork: Snowflake - Hampton Court View
21/10/2017 Introduction to Silverwork: Snowflake - Bristol View
22/10/2017 Ribbonwork & Stumpwork: 'Secret Garden' - Bristol View
04/11/2017 Silk Shading & Goldwork - Hampton Court View
19/11/2017 Festive Stumpwork - Hampton Court View
26/11/2017 Introduction to Silk Shading - Christmas Robin - Hampton Court View