Jacqui McDonald comes from a background in Conservation and Restoration, and spent seven years with the National Trust.
Having been inspired by the textiles in her care, she joined the RSN’s Apprenticeship. Jacqui works freelance from her studio in Hampshire, taking on small textile restoration projects and new commissions, as well as teaching classes around the country and the Certificate and Diploma Course at the RSN. She designed crewelwork patterns for Crewelwork – RSN Essential Stitch Guide. Jacqui currently teaches on the RSN Certificate & Diploma in Technical Hand Embroidery at Hampton Court Palace.