Stumpwork, also known as raised embroidery uses an array of different materials and embroidery techniques to tell a contemporary story in stitch using three dimensional elements.

Techniques include silk work, goldwork, counted  work, flat and raised stitching, bead work, padding and needlelace.  Stumpwork designs are varied and imaginative offering scope for a high degree of creativeness.

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Self-Paced Video Online Courses

Learn Stumpwork at home, at your own pace with our video online course, ‘Introduction to Stumpwork’. In this introductory course, suitable for confident beginners or intermediate level stitchers, you will recreate a vibrant hunting scene based on a historical piece from the RSN Textile Collection.