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150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk

A retrospective exploring the often-surprising history of one of the UK’s oldest and most revered applied arts organisations.

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Silk painting

Silk Painting

7 Jul

An introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs.

Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

9 Jul

Learn the skills used by couture fashion houses to copy elements of historical garments without the need to pull them apart.

Six geometric repeat patterns

Geometric Repeat Patterns with Illustrator

16 Jul

Get to grips with specialised techniques for creating geometric repeat patterns within Adobe Illustrator.

Coming soon

Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern

Explore Fassett’s world with some of his own original artworks as well as works inspired by him from international quilters and makers.

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