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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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More stitching has been added to the pillow top I first showed you here. Not long now and that piece will be transformed into something delightful into which pins can... Continue reading
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examining embroidered fabric swatches Continue reading
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a tall narrow page for my artist book. A short video. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karen Ruane
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the next page for my artist book Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Karen Ruane
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embroidered buttons and an embroidered pouch....in progress. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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joining front and back with buttonhole lace and sequins. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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gifts, Instagram, beads, cloth, sequins, embroidery, Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered cloth as a reverse seam Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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creating a veil like piece of cloth with embroidered silks and sequins. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a growing collection of embroidery samples for an artist book Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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white cloth, embroidery sample, Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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A little holiday stitching Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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all things embroidery Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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two small pieces of embroidered cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a fine cloth overlay Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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beaded edges for pages and embroidery on soft cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidery on strips of silk.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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a completed artist book crammed with embroidery and stitched samples. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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pages, samples and lace cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Karen Ruane