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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
If you read this post you will be aware of the questioning I have been doing recently. Questioning my future, the direction of my work, the substance of 'me' as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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papers, layers, pages Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at Karen Ruane
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroidered and adorned papers Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at Karen Ruane
It shouldn't do that? It's not anything I've done :(
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2019 on plans and progress at Karen Ruane
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stitch on paper and hand made buttons..... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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working, creating, embroidery, paper and online learning Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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a record of embroidery and pattern Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidered button on embroidered paper Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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an embroidery ledger, recording stitch, Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidered buttons Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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I put this comment in google translate and here it is... Dear Karen! For several years I have been talking with you one-sidedly and you are my friend. I didn’t attend your school in Moscow, but I love your work and your letters are very important to me. How can you do without them? 09.09.2019 Antonina Thank you so much Antionia
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2019 on teaching and learning at Karen Ruane
isn't that what the classes are...subscription blogs? and yes...friends xxx
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2019 on teaching and learning at Karen Ruane
that's where I'm hoping to go with the private lessons....I'm undecided at the moment really but I do need to shake things up a bit. Thanks for the input x
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2019 on teaching and learning at Karen Ruane
maybe the horse needs a rest and £1 is to fulfill the need to put a price, it's compulsory. You will get a price when you tell me how many lgt lessons you need x
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2019 on teaching and learning at Karen Ruane
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options for learning to embroider Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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putting an embroidered artist book together Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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new blue embroidery thread Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroidering pages, a ledger of stitch Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2019 at Karen Ruane
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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hand embroidery Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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embroiderry sampling and an interview. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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paper, lace, pattern and stitch. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2019 at Karen Ruane
Posted Aug 31, 2019 at Karen Ruane
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Gathering, browsing, commiting this to memory so I don't repeat myself in the next run of embroidery school. These pieces, (including my needlecase) were created in the last embroidery school... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2019 at Karen Ruane