Covid19 is not a subject to joke upon. Every one, everywhere, is hoping that it is history but we still cannot be sure that this is correct. There are still many people infected and we wish them a recovery that is free of complications.
I hope you have all survived the last two years. I live in an Independent Seniors Residence and we had a number of shut downs which were tedious but worked. We had no resident with a serious illness but staff experienced a lot of time off work because of testing positive. My husband died in early March of this year but he had Parkinson’s and neither of us had Covid19. This, and Covid19 explains my two year silence on this Blog.
The stitching world is becoming active again. Here is some information you should know about. Virtual courses are now a reality. Even if you are unable to travel, you might like to explore an on-line course.
This is the year that The Royal School of Needlework celebrates their 150th Anniversary. It is a hugely busy year for them. Here is their information copied for you,
Royal School of Needlework is at Fashion and Textile Museum.
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‘In celebration of the RSN’s 150th Anniversary and our exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum London, we have created a series of films which share captivating insights into our acclaimed collection of contemporary and archival objects.
In this film, Chief Executive & Exhibition Curator, Dr Susan Kay-Williams talks about the story behind the design for HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation Robe of Estate in 1953.
A selection of our archival lingerie collection is on display at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London. In our exhibition, ‘150 years of the Royal School of Needlework: Crown to Catwalk’. Follow the link to book your tickets: https://bit.ly/38eGdd1 The exhibition is now open and will run until 4 September. * * #RSN150 Fashion and Textile Museum #royalschoolofneedlework #royalneedlework #crowntocatwalk #bridaltrousseau #trousseau #1930s #1930sfashion #1930slingerie #dresshistory #textilehistory #embroidery #handembroidery #embroiderydesign #embroiderydesigner #historicaltextiles #fashionandtextilemuseum #embroiderersoffacebook #bordado #broderie
The Royal School of Needlework is located in Hampton Court Palace which is upstream from London on the River Thames. Their skills and knowledge are remarkable and you will be privileged if you are able to attend in person. There will be Summer School as usual.
They will also be having courses On Line and if you are unable to get to London this summer. This is your chance to participate in the celebrations. The courses look really tempting.
I hope that this information is correct. There is a lot of reading and pictures of gorgeous embroideries for you to enjoy. Do not miss the section introducing the Members of the Board of RSN.
I will also be sharing information on other courses that are happening this summer somewhere in the wonderful planet we all live on. If you have, or know of a source for Courses on Embroidery, please let me know and I will include them in this Blog.
Apologies that there are no pictures this time but you will find plenty when you go browsing.