Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Well hello...........



Hello, long time no see!

I thought a catch up was long over due and I could share the news that I am now officially a Royal School of Needlework Graduate Tutor.


Yes, I survived the Future Tutor course and graduated with a distinction in July of this year.


So here are some of the things I got up to for the course alongside the subjects I had already covered.




Working at the Burberry Makers' House

Stitching with colleagues on the Future Tutors kneeler project

I put a French knot or two in the Queen's 90th birthday brook

Visiting the Westminster Abbey Broderers studio

I made a box or two

...and a number of teaching samples

but never forgot my Durham base - canvas shading of the Durham cathedral sanctuary knocker

Finished off with my signature project - a recreation of the Ashmolean museum's 17th century frog purse

and was amazed to be awarded the E Elvin Goldwork Award



It's incredibly hard work, but I'm having a ball can't you tell.




5 comments:

  1. Congratulations! What a thrilling achievement.

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  2. Congratulations! I truly admire your work. I'm currently doing the Certificate so can only imagine the hard work you have to do to complete the Future Tutor programme!

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  3. The frog purse is wonderful as are you samples - very inspiring for someone who is just starting their journey with the RSN.

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