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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: Kate Barlow

Kate graduated from the Future Tutors Programme at the RSN with distinction. She now teaches for the RSN and works as a member of the RSN Studio. In 2015, Kate’s Advanced Silk Shaded budgie “Smuggler” was accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts for their annual Summer Exhibition. The piece was also made into a greeting card.

During her time at the RSN so far she has worked on Magna Carta - An Embroidery, designed by Cornelia Parker, on a gown designed by Nicholas Oakwell for the Great Britain Campaign, and on a silk wedding dress designed by L’Wren Scott.

Before coming to the RSN, Kate studied costume at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff where she graduated in 2001 with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. Following this she worked as a freelance costume maker and then as part of the Touring Wardrobe department at the Welsh National Opera.

 

Upcoming courses by Kate Barlow

Date Course Title
14/11/2017 Tour & Taster - Inspired by 1740s embroidered silk panels - Hampton Court View
18/11/2017 Vintage Christmas - Creative Metalwork - Hampton Court View
05/12/2017 Tour & Taster - Inspired by 1740s embroidered silk panels - Hampton Court View
24/01/2018 Tour & Taster - Inspired by 1740s embroidered silk panels - Hampton Court View
11/02/2018 17th Century Stitches - Hampton Court View
21/02/2018 Tour & Taster - Inspired by 1740s embroidered silk panels - Hampton Court View
03/03/2018 Silk Shading & Goldwork: 'Welsh Dragon' - Hampton Court View
20/03/2018 Tour & Taster - Inspired by 1740s embroidered silk panels - Hampton Court View
24/03/2018 Silk Shading & Goldwork: 'Welsh Dragon' - Bristol View
08/04/2018 Elizabethan Silk Dog Rose - Hampton Court View
28/04/2018 Blackwork: ‘Springtime’ -Hampton Court View
12/05/2018 Introduction to Whitework: '1930's Inspired Flower & Butterfly' - Hampton Court View
20/05/2018 Intermediate Elizbethan Stitches: 'Elizabethan Dragonfly' - Hampton Court View
06/08/2018 Silk Shading & Goldwork: ‘Carousel Horse’ - Hampton Court View
12/08/2018 Introduction to Embroidery: 'Russian Doll' - Hampton Court View