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Go Wild for new Animals in Embroidery Exhibition

We have over 80 pieces ready to be displayed in our Embroidery Studio at Hampton Court Palace.  The new exhibition features a wide range of animals from the familiar to the fantastical!  Don’t miss these wonderful life-like embroidered animals and book your Talk & Tour for Animals in Embroidery.

Due to high demand, we have also introduced new Tour & Taster designs of Dexter Dog and Cali the Cat from September. 

Tour & Taster workshops give visitors the chance to enjoy the exhibition in the morning, followed by an afternoon workshop, embroidering a design inspired by the exhibition. 

You have a choice of four stunning designs – a Flamingo and Squirrel by Amy Burt, as well as the Dog and Cat by Chrissie Juno Mann.  Make a day of your visit with us and book a Tour & Taster.

 RSN Tutor Amy Burt explains more about her Tour & Taster Squirrel design:
Cyril the Squirrel is all about Silk Shading, as he is the perfect animal to stitch in order to get to grips with Long and Short stitch often used to create a life-like animal.  He is the perfect combination of smooth and fluffy to give the chance to practice creating texture and realism in Silk Shading."

Tours start from £16 per person.  To book your place and view the RSN’s ‘roaring’ new Animals in Embroidery exhibition, click here

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The exhibition is in the RSN’s Embroidery Studios at Hampton Court Palace and only open on set days, so pre-booking is essential.  

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