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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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adornments, embellishments, titivations.... Continue reading
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a finished needle case from class Continue reading
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simple pockets, London 2018 workshop Continue reading
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cut up hankies then stitch Continue reading
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embroidery on lace cloth, a video. Continue reading
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tiny stitched pages Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2017 on Cloth books not pockets at Karen Ruane
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There's been a change of plan. My intention was to create pockets for the ''workshop kits'' for London 2018. I've changed my mind. I am now going to make cloth... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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works in progress Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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new cloth, lace cloth, Continue reading
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little embroidered adornments Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embellishing with sequins, a short video Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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playing with ideas for workshop packs, embroidered pockets Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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Monday here was spent making videos for ''hankie class''. I was surrounded by hankies, edges of cloth, seams embroidered with beads and sequins, layers of lace and vintage trims using... Continue reading
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extending a design idea.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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extending a design sheet, a video Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a hand embroidered drawstring pouch Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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piecing together a hand embroidered drawstring pouch Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embellishing gingham with bullion loops and sequins Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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samples for a cloth book Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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waxed paper and embroidery Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Karen Ruane