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The Duchess of Cornwall Meets Degree Students

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron of the Royal School of Needlework , visited us on 22 November for the first time since taking over the patronage from Her Majesty The Queen in January 2017.  The Duchess of Cornwall visited our base at...

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RSN Degree Graduates at New Designers 2017

Recent graduates from the RSN’s Degree Programme in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art BA (Hons), will be showcasing their work at the 2017 New Designers show, in London. New Designers is the most important design event in the UK ensuring the life cycle of...

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RSN Degree Exhibition in Devon

Our Second Year Degree Students have been busy working on a new collaboration with the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.  Inspired by our unique Collection, the students have taken influences from this extensive source, from different countries and cultures, which capture the passion for embroidery across...

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RSN Degree Students Win Prizes

RSN Degree Students have attained national recognition in two prestigious design competitions. Jasmine Dawson, 2nd Year Degree Student, was awarded Third Prize in the regional London heat of the Society of Dyers and Colourists International Design Competition, designing for a ‘circular economy’. The brief focused on...

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James T Merry

Bjork Collaborator James T Merry Visits RSN Degree Students

We were delighted to recently welcome internationally renowned Hand Embroidery Artist, James T Merry, to the Royal School of Needlework. James T Merry is originally from Gloucestershire in the UK, and now based in Iceland.   He is a self-taught embroiderer and runs his studio from a small cabin on...

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Embroidery and embellishment in fashion

Embroidery and Embellishment in Fashion at the RSN

The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) will be giving a rare insight to its archived textile collection.  Normally kept behind the scenes at their school in Hampton Court Palace, the pieces offer an unparalleled source of history and inspiration. On 17 May, 21 June and 6...

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Men do embroidery too

Men do embroidery too… at the Royal School of Needlework

The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is casting aside the misconception that embroidery is only done by women and encouraging more men to take up this traditional skill and art. From 18 year old male and female students studying the RSN’s BA (Hons) in Hand Embroidery...

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