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Education and work experience.

  • 1998 - 2001. BAHons in Theatre Design, specialising in costume. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

  • 2002 - 2013. Touring Wardrobe. Welsh National Opera

  • 2013 - 2016. Future Tutor Programme, graduated with distinction. Royal School of Needlework. 

  • 2016 - present. Freelance RSN tutor and embroiderer.

  • 2016 - present. Stitcher for the RSN Studio.

Awards and achievements.

  • Heritage Crafts Association/NADFAS Bursary winner - 2014

  • The Merchant Taylors Company Outstanding Achievement Award - 2015

  • Elizabeth Elvin Goldwork Award - 2016

  • The Merchant Taylors Company Outstanding Achievement Award - 2016

  • 2015.  Advanced Silk Shaded budgie “Smuggler” was accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts for their annual Summer Exhibition. The piece was also made into a greeting card by the Royal Academy.

  • Runner up in The National Needlecraft Awards 2019 Embroidery Designer of the Year Category.

  • Became a Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers Trade Freeman in 2021

  • Was a member of the RSN Studio team who worked on items for the coronation of King Charles III



  •  Stumpwork Embroidery: Techniques and Projects - Helen Richman

  •  Raised Embroidery: Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration (Royal School of Needlework Guides) - Kelley Aldridge

  •  Embroidered Boxes:Techniques, projects & pure inspiration  (Royal School of Needlework Guides) - Heather Lewis

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