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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
Recent Activity
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new embroidered panels for my wrapping cloth Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Karen Ruane
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lace cloth....delicate fragments, unique embroidered cloth pieces. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Karen Ruane
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a glass cabinet crammed with stitch Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered panel for a pieced wrapping cloth Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karen Ruane
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buttonhole stitch and paper... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Karen Ruane
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embroidered cloth sample pages Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered surface pocket for my embroiderers cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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an embroidered wrap for a tiny notebook Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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the embroidered wrapping cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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joining embroidered panels for a wrapping cloth and thinking about what comes next Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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a stitched notebook, an embroidered paper cover and a lining Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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flower silks, squishy buttons and a little half circle pocket Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at Karen Ruane
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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a growing hand embroidered wrapping cloth. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at Karen Ruane
Posted Jun 14, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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Back to my little notebook, the little design notebook which accompanies my 'embroiderers cloth'. (I'll post some images of my embroiderers cloth at the end of this post for those... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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wrapping cloth, progress and buttons Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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stitching books, embroidered pages. Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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Posted Jun 4, 2020 at Karen Ruane
a very wise and thoughtful young man indeed. My heart aches for his feelings of helplessness.....
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2020 on A Patchwork, in perspective... at Spirit Cloth
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progress, my next wrapping cloth Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2020 at Karen Ruane
Posted May 31, 2020 at Karen Ruane
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week twelve of my free embroidery class, Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2020 at Karen Ruane
Posted May 28, 2020 at Karen Ruane