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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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bells, beads, hooks and eyes, sequins, edges, Continue reading
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an embroidered edge of royal blue sequins Continue reading
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mounting embroidery samples Continue reading
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tiny compositions for a hand made artist book. Continue reading
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embellishments for embroidered cloth Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karen Ruane
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Playing with toggles, cutting strips of cloth before joining them and rolling them. I have stitched three of these, one only partially, the one with the ''dogs dinner'' seam. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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tissue paper and cloth in an embroidery hoop Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a growing collection of embroidery samples Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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edges, seams, sequins, a pocket Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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sampling, mixing stitch with beads and paper... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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seams and edges, sequins and Suffolk puffs Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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brief show and tell Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Karen Ruane
I cant count to 35 lol. I count to 20 then count to 15 !! Sent from my Samsung device
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2017 on embroidery school at Karen Ruane
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almost finished embroidered samples Continue reading
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five hand embroidered pockets Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered fragments for an artist book Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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details......an embroidered pocket Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Karen Ruane