Helen McCook

Helen McCook is the author of the Goldwork RSN Essential Stitch Guide. She teaches at the RSN on both our Day Classes and Certificate & Diploma both in the UK and the United States. She also teaches the Certificate & Diploma programme at RSN Scotland.

Helen was appointed as the first artist in residence for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s educative initiative and works as an associate lecturer at Scottish National Portrait Gallery/Scottish National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery (London) and Holyrood Palace.

Helen worked as part of the RSN team which created the embellishment for the shoes; veil and wedding dress for Katherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and has worked on a variety of private commissions. After completing a BA (Hons) Degree and the RSN Apprenticeship, Helen worked in a range of high profile roles in the textiles industry, working for both auction houses and ateliers. She has extensive experience in theatre and film costume, and pieces of her work can be found in private collections and galleries worldwide, including in the British Royal Collection. Her work has been featured in publications such as: Embroidery, Selvedge, Vogue and Vanity Fair.

Courses

Start Date Name Details Location Price Availability
26/01/2019

G5004 Intermediate Jacobean Crewelwork: ‘Stylised Feather’

Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 3 123
Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 3 123
16/02/2019

5064 Intermediate Jacobean Crewelwork: ‘Stylised Feather’

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 10 123
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 10 123
23/02/2019

G5005 Opus Anglicanum: ‘Mermaid’ (3 Days)

Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £295.00*Price includes the cost of £60.00 for the required kit. 6 123
Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £295.00*Price includes the cost of £60.00 for the required kit. 6 123
11/05/2019

G5008 Silk Shading: ‘Tudor Rose’

Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £190.00*Price includes the cost of £30.00 for the required kit. 9 123
Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF £190.00*Price includes the cost of £30.00 for the required kit. 9 123
04/06/2019

5123 Applique & Surface Stitches: ‘Bee & Bloom’

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 12 123
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU £188.00*Price includes the cost of £28.00 for the required kit. 12 123