About Jung Byun

Graduating from the RSN’s Future Tutors programme with distiction in 2019, Jung had previously graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Clothing and Textiles in 1993 and spent several years working as a fashion trend forecaster, fashion reporter and organic clothing trader.

Being a passionate art lover and quilter, Jung decided to develop her interests further and embark on a second career as a teacher of Hand Embroidery and hand embroiderer.

Throughout her time at the RSN, Jung has collaborated with high-profile artists such as the renowned Neo Pop Artist Philip Colbert. She also carried out the Silk Shading demonstration at the Chertsey Museum for A Stitch in Time embroidery exhibition. 

As well as teaching Day Classes and the Certificate & Diploma, Jung has taught the RSN Family Stitch and school workshops, and at the Knitting & Stitching Show.

Her hand embroidery pieces have been exhibited at the RSN’s Animals in Embroidery exhibition and at the Knitting & Stitching shows. Jung’s Appliqué piece of Hampton Court Palace was published in Made in Britain magazine. 

Jung won the worshipful company of the Broderers award in Hand and lock prize for hand embroidery in 2019 for the best use of hand embroidery technique.