Deborah Wilding

Deborah graduated from the RSN Future Tutors Programme with distinction in 2015. She teaches the RSN Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and the Future Tutors Programme in Technical Hand Embroidery, as well as on the Day Class programme. She is mainly based at our Bristol Satellite but also teaches for the RSN across the UK and internally, being part of the International Summer School in 2018 and 2021.

Deborah has just been awarded a QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) grant to study for an MPhil with the Princes Foundation School of Traditional Arts. The MPhil uses artistic practise as research looking at the influence of geometry in embroidery design.

In 2015, Deborah was chosen as an artist working as part of the “Shaun in the City” project with her sculpture (Ruffles). After a number of exhibitions around the country, the sculpture was auctioned to raise money for the Aardman Grand Appeal.

Deborah launched a RSN Self-Paced Online Video course in July 2018 which teaches the Jacobean Crewelwork technique.

In 2023, Deborah was honoured to be part of the Embroidery Studio team at the Royal School of Needlework who worked on a number of items for the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla, including The Queen’s Robe of Estate, the Anointing Screen, Chairs of State and the Stole Royal.



Start Date Name Details Location Price Availability

SS24ONL506 Silk Shading and Raised Embroidery ‘Spring Flowers’ NEW

£690.00 Sold out
£690.00 Sold out

HM106 Whitework Handkerchief inspired by Jane Austen at the Holburne Museum, Bath ONSITE

Holburne Museum, Bath BA2 4DB £165.00 3 123
Holburne Museum, Bath BA2 4DB £165.00 3 123

MH101 Floral Hearts inspired by an 18th century embroidered apron at Mapperton House, Dorset (Onsite)

Mapperton, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3NR £175.00 Sold out
Mapperton, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3NR £175.00 Sold out