With embroidery, a simple needle and thread become both transformed, and transformative – and it offers some of the most mindful craftsmanship there is. Here, the Royal School of Needlework walks us through the sweet Bullion Knot Rose, which will soon grace shirt lapels across the borough, and beyond.

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