The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is the international centre of excellence for the art of hand embroidery; with a thriving education programme, the RSN offers a range of courses for beginners through to advanced.

Steeped in history with unrivalled expertise in the techniques of hand embroidery, the RSN has taken this captivating, traditional art and made it relevant today. Students can choose to study Short Courses, Certificate & Diploma in Technical Hand Embroidery, BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art and Future Tutors programme. We also welcome visitors on our Exhibition Tours, Collection Study Days, Bespoke Classes and Private Lessons.

With over 160 Short Courses taught across six different venues in the UK, the RSN has something for everyone. Courses range from stunning Gold and Crewelwork to Blackwork and Silk Shading. Tuition is delivered by a team of expert RSN Tutors in small, friendly classes, bringing a wealth of experience, technical knowledge and enthusiasm to each student.

For more information visit or call +44 (0)20 3166 6932.