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karen ruane
Lancashire England
Aspiring freelance embroiderer. First Class Honours Degree in Textile/Surface Design, specialism hand embroidery. P.G.C.E. Work exhibited widely. City & Guilds Creative Studies Embroidery Part 1 & 11. Foundation Diploma Art & Design (Distinction). B. A. Hons Textile/Surface Design (First Class). Post Graduate Certificate in Education. If you have any queries about my work, any questions regarding commissions or just to comment generally on my blog, please contact me on, contemporaryembroidery @hotmail.com Karen.
Interests: embroidery,art,football (soccer),education,history,politics
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a very large button and a folded pocket with cutwork. Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered, sequined pillow. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Karen Ruane
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a single, hand embroidered button Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Karen Ruane
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I did Joanne....well spotted! http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/
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stitch on paper, silk and silver.... Continue reading
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a drawstring pouch, six buttons and two pin pillows Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Karen Ruane
Really? You see new supplies as more work? I see them as more play things lol... more excitement :) Get Outlook for Android
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pages, textile design exploration Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karen Ruane
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pin pillows, damp stretching gingham Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Karen Ruane
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empty pages to fill in the next artist book Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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cutwork, applique, hexagons, white cloth Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering a page with bullion knots and adding sequins. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a collection of embroidered fabric swatches Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering a lower edge Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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stitching sequins to cloth Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a hand embroidered drawstring bag and a matching pin pillow......in progress Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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cutwork and hexagons.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered paper, embroidered fastenings Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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considering page layouts Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a sequin and folded cloth seam for a hand embroidered pocket. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at Karen Ruane
The sequins on the rolled pieces are yes. You win the prize for observation! Get Outlook for Android
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