Tracy A Franklin


Tracy is an internationally renowned freelance specialist embroiderer, dedicated to the delivery of fine embroidery. Originally working as a costume maker in London, she continued her career in embroidery training at the prestigious Royal School of Needlework, before embarking on a freelance career in 2001. Working from studio 3 in Fowlers Yard, Tracy is an acknowledged embroiderer, artist, teacher, designer, author, and leader of the Durham Cathedral Broderers. Tracy dedicates much of her time to teaching the Royal School of Needlework course, and running STITCHBUSINESS, a successful City & Guilds centre.  She is the author of three publications, ‘New Ideas in Goldwork’, ‘Contemporary Whitework’, and self published, ‘Crewel work’. Telephone: 0191 3844263/07946 401368 Email:

Some of her work;

Crewel work sample 2 by Tracy A Franklin Crewel work sampler by Tracy A Franklin Crewel work piece by Tracy A Franklin Crewel work sample 1 by Tracy A Franklin Crewel work sampler centre by Tracy A Franklin