SS24LEX514 Jacobean Scene; 'Inspired by a painting in the RSN Collection - LEXINGTON

The RSN provides a range of embroidery classes for all levels and techniques.


Royal School of Needlework, England
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This course is available on the Royal School of Needlework website.


This class is part of the RSN International Summer School 2024

This is an in person  class and takes place at The Sayre School, Lexington, Kentucky, USA  The class runs over two days  from Monday 15 to Tuesday 16 July 2024: 10am - 4pm (EST).

This Jacobean Crewelwork design was inspired by a painting made my Marjorie Wilson, held in the RSN Collection of a typical Jacobean design.  

The class will be worked onto a cream linen fabric with Appleton’s Crewel wools in traditional Blues and browns often seen in Jacobean work.  

The class will cover the following stitches: Trellis Stitch, Burden Stitch, Raised Stem Band, Padded Satin Stitch, Long and Short Stitch, Fly Stitch, Seeding, Couching, Stem Stitch, Chain Stitch, Coral Stitch and French Knots.  

Your kit will include all the materials you require to complete the design including the design printed cream linen, full skeins of the wools used (4 blue, 3 brown) and needles. The kit will also include full written instructions.  

Students will also need an 8” hoop and embroidery scissors.   

You can explore many more stitches on the RSN Stitch Bank.


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About Royal School of Needlework

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The Royal School of Needlework is the international centre of excellence for the art of hand embroidery and offers a range of courses for beginners through to advanced. Founded in 1872, the RSN is steeped in history with unrivalled expertise in the techniques of hand embroidery.

We are based at the magnificent Hampton Court Palace in south west London. In addition, we teach across the UK in Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow, and internationally in North America and Japan. We teach a variety of Online Day & Evening Classes.

The Royal School of Needlework also offers Embroidery Services at its Studio in Hampton Court Palace creating beautiful bespoke commissions for the future as well as restoring historical textiles and bringing heirlooms back to life.

Diplomas, certificates, a degree course and private tuition are also available. Visit the RSN website to discover more!

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