Feel part of something bigger, meet with new people onsite or online, have an enjoyable few days to do something you love and join us for the RSN International Summer School 2024.

The RSN International Summer School is being held in July and August 2024 with a series of special onsite classes taking place in Lexington, USA, as well as at Hampton Court Palace (in south west London) and Durham, UK.

There will also be a variety of multi-day online classes to suit international time zones. All online sessions are open to anyone — you just might have to get up early or go to bed late!

Find out more about the 2024 RSN International Summer School

Catch up with our recent live webinar to find out more about our exciting programme for the RSN International Summer School 2024, whether you are thinking about joining classes in Lexington, UK or Online. Chaired by our Chief Executive, Dr Susan Kay-Williams, hear directly from our Tutors about their designs, their inspirations and the techniques involved, followed by your questions and answers. [Recorded on 11 March 2024].

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Onsite classes in Lexington, USA

A range of 2-day to 5-day classes will be taught onsite at the Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

C&D Intensive:  For RSN Certificate and Diploma students there will be an Intensive course running in Lexington during the Summer School. Please book your place through the C&D page.

Online classes, via Zoom, all around the World

A range of online classes for all levels will be taught via Zoom, around the world! Choose from a range of 2-day to 5-day classes in a variety of techniques for all skill levels, scheduled through July and August across international time-zones (UK, US, AUS) to best suit you.

Onsite classes at Hampton Court Palace, London, UK

A range of 2-day to 5-day classes will be taught onsite at Hampton Court Palace, the home of the Royal School of Needlework, in South West London, UK.

Onsite class at the Tracy A Franklin Studio, Durham, UK

For the first time, a 5-day class will be taught onsite at our satellite venue in Durham, UK, hosted by RSN Tutor Tracy A Franklin.


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This Year’s Tutors

The RSN Tutors teaching during the RSN International Summer School 2024 are:   Amanda Rymel, Anita Harrison, Caroline Homfray, Chrissie Juno Mann, Emma Broughton, Helen McCook, Helen Richman, Jen Goodwin, Jessica Ingram, Jung Byun, Kate Barlow, Kate Pankhurst, Nao Nagamura, Nicola Jarvis, Pippa Foulds, Sara Dennis, Sarah de Rousset-HallSarah Smith, Shelley Cox, Sonia Lee, Sonja Galsworthy, Tracy Franklin, and Zinaida Kazban

Additional Events

To celebrate being part of something truly international and special, every participant will receive a welcome gift.

For Lexington attendees there will also be the opportunity to attend three scheduled Talks delivered by Dr Susan Kay-Williams as well as being invited to the weekly Conference Dinner where you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with all the tutors and other attendees outside the classroom.

Details of events for Hampton Court Palace, Durham and Online attendees will be available soon!

Let’s make this a real international party for stitch!