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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 Karen.
Interests: embroidery,art,football (soccer),education,history,politics
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ingredients, an embroidery in progress Continue reading
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stitched scraps Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Karen Ruane
hand stitched toggles.....a new addiction. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Karen Ruane
silk, pom poms, paper, a toggle and beads Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Karen Ruane
It's gimp Silvia...
Toggle Commented Feb 15, 2017 on Artist book, a video at Karen Ruane
artist book, a video. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Karen Ruane
cutting paper and gathering stitch Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Karen Ruane
hand embroidered pocket, hand embroidered embellishments Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Karen Ruane
ha ha ha ha ha......told you the kitchen would be the death of me. You do make me laugh....
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tiny stitched scraps of cloth and paper. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Karen Ruane
two hand embroidered pockets Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2017 at Karen Ruane
a pocket for an artist book Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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vintage white and hand made fastenings Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Karen Ruane
gathering surfaces Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Ive replaced them now Joanne Sent from my Samsung device
Toggle Commented Feb 5, 2017 on paper, lace and pom poms at Karen Ruane
embroidered paper and a scrap of lace with added pom poms Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at Karen Ruane
mixing surfaces, paper, lace and stitch. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Karen Ruane
piecing white and silk velvet Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Karen Ruane
French knot clusters Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Karen Ruane
mini compositions,pages Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Im going to talk about these in class at the weekend Holly....
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2017 on buttons, fastenings, adornments at Karen Ruane