This is my first embroidery project ever (also my first posted project on craftster [be gentle]), and i think i've found a new craft to love (as if i needed another). I made this tee-shirt for my wonderful friend, cole. He's turning 18 in march and, not uniquely, he likes naked ladies, and i figured, who doesn't like gas masks? I made the design by studying nude postcards from the twenties, and then decided that it would be very nice if i didn't have to embroider any hands. That's why she's posed like that; plus it's kinda sexy. I must have drawn 30 different gas masks before finding a design that translated well in embroidery. This was difficult for me because usually when i draw, i don't use lines. I usually avoid using lines and focus on the shadows, but i eventually figured it out.
I used the back stitch mostly, plus french knots and i don't know what it's called but i kind of wove the threads on the mouth piece of the gas mask. So here it is... to change your image viewing settings please click here
well, maybe. doubt i did this right.