For centuries women have used cloth as a tool of comfort and as an expression of beauty within their homes. Creating cloth for warmth, cloth for shelter, our female predecessors embellished these linens with hand stitch using laborious and time consuming techniques thereby enhancing the functional beauty of objects which enveloped and protected their families. Inspired by these women I hope my creations pay tribute to and recognise the devotion expressed in cloth by our female ancestors .

''the use of traditional often time consuming process alludes to the devotion of a mother''. c K. A. Ruane 2007

Friday, March 14, 2008


I made it onto the front page of etsy today, Wow!! Top left, take a look. Many many thanks to Kaija from Paperiaarre!


Ulla said...

Congratulations! Now you are on your way to be famous!

Anonymous said...

so proud of you! i know how talented you are, other are now recognizing it too.

ladysnail said...

congratulations on your front page karen. hope there are more to come! dx.