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« on: February 20, 2007 03:26:31 AM »

Well, this is the newest and my first time stitching on a card, I'm fairly happy with how it turned out, at least I learned a little about it (like how it kills your fingers and is actually PRETTY hard to do).  Comments appreciated!

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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2007 04:09:22 AM »

very cool image! Props to you for attempting the hand stitching on the card. looks good.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2007 04:18:30 AM »

Well thanks!  Also good to know that someone else is on here so early!  I'm getting better but nowhere close to on par with you all!  But you guys really inspire me!
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2007 09:30:29 AM »

Stitching is easier if you use a paper piercer -- it's a super sharp tool that makes little holes, and then you run the thread through.  Without that, it is very hard on your hands.

Edited to add: That card is awesome.  I love the way you can see the boy's jaw under his skin, and the colors are so coordinated.  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2007 09:36:08 AM »

Thanks!  Well I started to just poke holes with an exacto knife but then I realized that, well that's a whole lot of holes!  But in retrospect, it took me longer this way anyway, and the idea I had would have worked out better with said knife so I'm gonna try to make one tonight using it.
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