Kate Cross completed her RSN Apprenticeship with distinction in 2009. Prior to this she studied for a degree in Art. Along with teaching on RSN Day Classes and the Certificate and Diploma course, Kate was involved in the establishment of the Future Tutor Course at the RSN. Kate is author of the RSN technique book in Applique which was published in 2016.
Kate runs her own business called Bespoke Embroidery based in Godalming, Surrey and works public and private commissions and teaches privately. Kate has worked on some prestigious commissions as part of the RSN team of stitchers. Projects have included working on the Princess of Wales wedding Dress and the Coronation of Their Majesties The King & Queen Camilla.
Kate believes that excellent teaching is fundamental to retaining the heritage and skill level in embroidery and as part of this ethic she has completed a PGCE in Education. Her mantra for teaching is “embroidery is enjoyable, fun and visually exciting”.