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January 9, 2021
design for embroidery [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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design for embroidery

I have plans to reinvent the design work in this ledger. This was created sixteen years ago. How much different will it look if I do it now?
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renewing the ledger from Karen Ann Ruane

reworking an embroidery design ledger

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January 7, 2021
rescued! [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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rescued!

these samples, this work was hosted in a different sketchbook initially. But....there was a mishap...oops...a disaster of epic proportions actually. These images are my attempts at rescuing what was rescuable!
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October 27, 2020
artist book in progress [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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artist book in progress

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October 25, 2020
old work, a little sketchbook stitching [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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old work, a little sketchbook stitching

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how you all doing? from Karen Ann Ruane

a little page in a sketchbook

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October 20, 2020
working a ledger page [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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working a ledger page

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October 10, 2020
a little artist book play from Karen Ann Ruane

a little artist book play

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September 27, 2020
design exploration [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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design exploration

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September 25, 2020
Design imagery, past work, sketchbook pages, investigation, sampling, imagery, mark making. [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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Design imagery, past work, sketchbook pages, investigation, sampling, imagery, mark making.

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August 24, 2020
mounting, protecting embroidered samples [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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mounting, protecting embroidered samples

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July 14, 2020
a little stitched notebook [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a little stitched notebook

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June 23, 2020
stitching papers [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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stitching papers

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May 27, 2020
embroidery for my stitched notebook [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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embroidery for my stitched notebook

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May 10, 2020
a little stitched notebook of embroidery design [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a little stitched notebook of embroidery design

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February 13, 2020
stitched pages in progress [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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stitched pages in progress

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February 8, 2020
a table full of artist books [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a table full of artist books

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January 2, 2020
a little stitched notebook [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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a little stitched notebook

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November 30, 2019
embroidering a book [Flickr] from Karen Ann Ruane

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embroidering a book

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September 15, 2019
Memories of Summer from MulticoloredPieces

The lingering memory of summer this year is of blistering heat waves of over 100° F./40° C. that kept me glued to the A/C.



And yet, my small sketchbook reminds me that there were many wonderful moments with family and friends. Leila Hejaiej, a singer of classical Tunisian music, gave an excellent concert in Tunis. 

I sketched the musicians in her orchestra...in the dark.  











Then we spent the 4th of July in Korba (a beach town on the Mediterranean) 












and attended a graduation celebration with local musicians. 

The high point of the summer was a week in ...

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