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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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stitching and storytelling Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Karen Ruane
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embelishing embroidered cloth, the edges, the headers Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Karen Ruane
Posted 6 days ago at Karen Ruane
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an embroidery ledger, a record of my stitching Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Karen Ruane
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embroidered artist books Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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This piece from here has moved on. If you remember I was unsure whether to continue this as a design sheet or use the open space on the left to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered cloth, a video Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2019 at Karen Ruane
Posted Jul 13, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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stitched papers, design sheets, embroidered pages Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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lace and stitched paper, another ledger page Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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finishing and lining embroidered pages Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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stitching story books Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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surface embroidery, two pieces of work Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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a developing ledger, a record of stitch and design Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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surface design, isolating pattern Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at Karen Ruane
Hi!!! I used two strands of stranded cotton x http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/
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the fifth embroidered page for my little cloth book Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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finishing embroidered edges Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered buttons and a new needlecase Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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extending an embroidered page Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidered charm squares Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering the reverse of cloth pages Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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gingham ribbon and a trim Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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sampling surface design in a little sketchbook Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at Karen Ruane
how I wish you had said hello!! http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2019 on green gingham ribbon at Karen Ruane