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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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This surface was put together around a fortnight ago. I think you have seen it before when it was minimally embellished. Last night I worked on it some more although... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Karen Ruane
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cross stitch, lace and sequins Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered cloth header with sequins Continue reading
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It's someones birthday today so she is most likely off somewhere eating cake. The past week or so in picture.....see you tomorrow. Oops! I opened this one early.... I wrote... Continue reading
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altering pattern, surface design Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karen Ruane
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sampling surface pattern for a new class Continue reading
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Posted May 19, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering stitched strips of cloth and paper. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Lol. It includes the illustrations, artwork etc :) Get Outlook for Android
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Posted May 17, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embellishing the reverse of an embroidered swatch Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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stitching scraps for artist books Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering lace like surfaces created on my sewing machine Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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creating surfaces for embroidery Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidered buttons and fastenings Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Karen Ruane
Posted May 11, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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studies in stitch, online learning. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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two more embellished edges on an embroidered fabric swatch. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Karen Ruane
I could still forget my scissors in a heartbeat though lol Get Outlook for Android
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hankie corners and cross stitch hearts Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embellished scraps, artist books Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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pockets and couched gimp Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Karen Ruane
lol.....you know me so well.... http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/