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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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What’s on

Couture dresses on display in the museum

Couture Techniques

13 Aug

This popular one-day workshop will give you the know-how and confidence to work with high end fabrics such as chiffon and silk satin.

Silk painting

Silk Painting

17 Aug

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

Pattern cutting equipment

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

20–27 Aug

The two-day course focuses on using fashion blocks to create womenswear garment components including simple sleeves and skirts.

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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We offer a varied and inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops, onsite and online, for all ages and levels to satisfy the fashionista within you.

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