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1  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Finally... a good book! (4 images) on: June 03, 2008 02:09:05 PM
Wow, you're very patient to stick with something that needs that much precision. They look very professional to me. Have you considered taking the folios to a book printer and asking if they could trim the edges for a tiny fee or for free?

It may not need to be a book printer, any local press may have the right equipment.

I think the real art is in the design and creation of the book, a little trim at the end by someone else I wouldn't consider a cheat. They're lovely trimmed or not!
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: TIPS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN TO EMBROIDER on: June 03, 2008 01:47:05 PM
Skull and cross bones - brilliant idea for a 10 yr old!

My (nearly) 10 yr old boy might be into stitching an electric guitar, think I'll draw one - summer holidays will be here in a few weeks, it would be a good little project for him to take his time on.
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: EMBROIDERED Italian Princess on: May 18, 2008 11:32:38 AM
Wow, thanks for the great feedback. Embroidering children's art is a real labor of love for parent and child!
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: A Marigold flower in my Tea Towel... and a Weewonderful Girl on: May 14, 2008 08:38:05 AM
They're both really lovely, nice stitching! The ladybird is great. Embroidery can be a bit like an impressionist painting, too fine a detail can be less interesting.
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / EMBROIDERED Italian Princess on: May 09, 2008 02:17:53 AM


Embroidered drawing by my 6 year old daughter on a piece of antique linen. It's an Italian princess. We collaborated on the colour choices and this is our final piece. It was harder than I thought it would be to keep it exactly like her drawing - had to simplify it here and there.

Here is her original drawing.

6  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Shooting Hearts, Gun shoot out hearts, shooting at love on: April 16, 2008 02:03:59 PM
Fantastic, great concept. Wouldn't the world be great if guns shot love!
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Another tree quilt square on: April 16, 2008 02:00:15 PM
Beautiful! A really thoughtful gift Smiley
8  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Cute Owl Tote on: April 16, 2008 01:57:39 PM
Very cute, and nice colour choices too!
9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: My First Real X-Stitch "Gnome Sweet Gnome" on: April 16, 2008 01:54:32 PM
lovely job - especially for the first one!
10  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: BIRD CARDS with found bits on: April 16, 2008 01:51:55 PM
Thanks for the looovely comments! Guess it's worth keeping all the rubbish I stash.
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