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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 message for my class.....I am still having problems with email. Just to let you know there is a new post on the class blog. Continue reading
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I'm slowly getting back into things here. It may take a little more time but I wanted to make sure you knew I hadn't gone for good. Classes are continuing,... Continue reading
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I know....a boy, a Prince...and I didnt feel a thing!! http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/
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an added strip of French knots and beads Continue reading
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hand embroidery Continue reading
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a new embroidery, the early stages Continue reading
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a sequined edge for a hand embroidered cloth Continue reading
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an embroidered design sheet Continue reading
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two embroidered silk panels, front and back Continue reading
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a hand embroidered book of stitches Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Karen Ruane
lol...Ive listened more than once myself!! What does that make me??? http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/
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hand embroidered white beads Continue reading
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details, an embroidered surface Continue reading
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an embroidered front and back cover for a stitch ledger Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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embroidery on lace and silk velvet Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Karen Ruane
podcast, a chat for 'stitchery stories'. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidered buttons and beads Continue reading
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paper based design exploration Continue reading
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embroidery, a video demonstration Continue reading
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beaded and embellished seams on richly embroidered cloth and paper Continue reading
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details, embroidery and paper based design Continue reading
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