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April 19, 2019
embroidered cloth pages [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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April 11, 2019
a table full of stitch [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a table full of stitch

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April 1, 2019
embroidery design [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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embroidery design

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March 21, 2019
embroidery supplies. [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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embroidery supplies.

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March 11, 2019
Fabric design [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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Fabric design

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March 8, 2019
pin pillow [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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pin pillow

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January 21, 2019
adding piping cord [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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adding piping cord

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November 27, 2018
paper and silk surface [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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paper and silk surface

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little pink circles from Karen Ann Ruane

little pink circles

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November 17, 2018
embroidering a paper and silk surface [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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embroidering a paper and silk surface

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November 11, 2018
paper and silk [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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paper and silk

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September 24, 2018
A Quilter's Tour of September Vogue from Gefilte Quilt

Quilting is many things - psychotherapy, light exercise, friendship - but it is never a way to get rich, thin, fashionable, or chronologically younger.

So I don't have much to relate to in Vogue magazine photos, which celebrate the trendy, sinewy, wealthy, and post-millenial*. But I do enjoy some of their articles, and read them at the gym, while operating cardio machines, in a vain (pun intended) attempt to youthify myself.

In recent weeks, I've been pedaling faster than ever with excitement over the hefty September, 2018 issue. That's because I deciphered its secret message to quilters: Turn your ...

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September 18, 2018
a sleeve for Clara [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a sleeve for Clara

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September 17, 2018
Swamp Maple from Splendiferous

Swamp Maple, artistic interpretation of Swamp Red Maple, acer rubrum var. drummondi
42.5" square (30" square on point)
Cotton fabrics, silk and bamboo roving, textile medium.
Machine quilted, hand embellished and embroidered.
Leaves are individually cast from actual leaves
For step-by-step progress photos, see this previous post.


Recently shown at Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza 2018, along with
Passion For Color
48 x 66"
Hand dyed cotton sateen & black Kona cotton
Machine pieced and quilted


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September 13, 2018
an embroidered sleeve for an artist book [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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an embroidered sleeve for an artist book

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an embroidered sleeve for an artist book from Karen Ann Ruane

an embroidered sleeve for an artist book

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September 8, 2018
paper and silk [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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paper and silk

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a silk mount for a stitched paper sample from Karen Ann Ruane

a silk mount for a stitched paper sample

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August 26, 2018
whites [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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whites

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August 13, 2018
silk [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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silk

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