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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo: Mom in Rainbows on: March 08, 2013 02:38:32 PM
I appreciate the compliments, guys!  Thanks for taking the time to comment.  Smiley
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo - Super Butchie! on: March 08, 2013 02:34:09 PM
Neat stitching as always.  Great texture with the stitches and coloration.
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo Pearls of my Heart on: March 07, 2013 03:17:54 PM
How neat that you had lace and beads from your grandmother that you could integrate into the piece.  I like the symbolism of the flowers representing your children, too. 

I hope you can remove the added artwork by your little one, on the other hand maybe it makes it even more special.
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo Needlework Challenge: The wee sailor on: March 06, 2013 09:47:20 AM
This is just too sweet.  What a cute photo to begin with and then to add the stitches and color the way that you did, so great!
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Wolves on: March 04, 2013 03:48:54 PM
I agree with kittykill, there's a supernatural feel to those wolves.  I love the idea of adding something to the photo that wasn't there to begin with.
6  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo: "Memorial" on: March 04, 2013 03:46:50 PM
Haunting and sentimental; even the cheerful prints and buttons seem kind of sad on this.  Really nice.
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Altered Photo: Mom in Rainbows on: March 03, 2013 07:41:02 AM
Thanks everyone.  I showed this to my mom after I unveiled it on Craftster.  She said she was honored and old. 
I love the glasses, too.  They were actually gold glitter. They sold me on using this photo.
8  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Altered Photo: Mom in Rainbows on: March 02, 2013 08:59:02 AM
I think the world of my mom.  I thought it only fitting that I surround her in rainbows for this challenge because she's a source of light and happiness for me.  This is a photo of her from the 6th grade taken in 1966.  I printed it on inkjet printable fabric and stitched the inner details using cotton and metallic floss.  I cut the fabric photo to size and then stitched it to a larger piece of unbleached muslin using the satin stitch border.



Here is a link to the photo in Flickr, too, where the detail is a little easier to see: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xperimentl/8520839687/in/photostream

Thanks for hosting this challenge, kittykill.  I can't wait to see the other entries.  This was my first stitched photo, but definitely won't be my last!
9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: RSN Blackwork - OMG finally finished! on: June 20, 2012 07:04:39 PM
It is so cool to see blackwork used in a modern design.  I've only ever seen samplers or traditional pieces.  I love the way you used it here.
10  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenges / Re: Craft Challenge #74 - Rock, Paper, Scissors! - Entries Due May 1 - 8 on: April 02, 2012 02:05:34 PM
This one definitely sounds doable.  Grin
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