Drop in: Embroidery

Learn some stitches and add your mark to a communal textile motif in progress over the course of the exhibition.

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Try your hand at embroidery when you come and visit the current exhibition, 150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk. You will be encouraged to learn some stitches and add your mark to a communal textile motif, which will be in progress for the duration of the exhibition.

Volunteers will be on hand to help guide you and all materials will be provided. To take part, simply book tickets to see the exhibition on any of the dates and times below.

Scheduled dates

This event runs between 14.00 – 16.00 on the following days:

  • Thursday 21 April
  • Thursday 26 May
  • Thursday 23 June
  • Thursday 21 July


The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. For more information, see our visiting guidance.

  • If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).
  • During the workshop, we strongly encourage that you wear your face covering when you are not at your workstation and when you are conversing with the tutor.
  • Hand sanitiser stations are in place throughout the Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.
  • Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.
  • Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.
  • All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Now on

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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