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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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stitching on white cloth and dotted paper. Continue reading
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an update on the now almost finished cloth book Continue reading
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developing pages for an artist book Continue reading
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pages and artist books Continue reading
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making sense of embroidered scraps. Continue reading
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composition, playing with placement Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering a needle case Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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adding sequins Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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stitching pages for an artist book. Continue reading
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beginning a new needle case Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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a little more embroidery Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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a lace overlay for an artist book page. Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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progress with my cloth book Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Karen Ruane
oops!! meant to say ''soft as butter''.... hope I'm forgiven...
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lace for page overlays in an artist book Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Karen Ruane
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Yesterday and last night was mostly taken up with work for ''artist book'' class. I did get to a stage where I couldn't go any further with that though so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered folder progress Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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finishing a sample, a lace border Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered band for an edge Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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binding the edges of a sample Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at Karen Ruane
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this week.... Continue reading
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