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« on: April 16, 2007 04:24:36 AM »

I made this for the 1920's swap, my partner has received now so i thought i would post here.



I kept doodling for ages trying to come up with a design but i was suddenly inspired by the shape of a peacock's plumes, wihich is the shape on the front of the hat. The gold applique is to mimic feathers.

The background is supposed to denote pearls and these were filled in but i scanned this before and then forgot after. I also added some rouge on the cheeks. I then made it into a bag.
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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2007 04:32:29 AM »

awesome job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2007 05:07:50 AM »

thta looks great.  Was it done by hand or machine?
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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2007 05:14:32 AM »

Thanks! It was all done by hand. When I was about half way through the applique i did wonder why i wasn't machine stitching it!
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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2007 07:40:52 AM »

wow that's amazing.  You did a great job!  It looks like a machine did it because it's all so precise.. love it Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2007 07:59:06 AM »

You made my first needlework project before I could!

Seriously, this is pretty awesome. I love the 20s.
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« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2007 11:22:14 AM »

This is amazing.  So precise.  I'm sure your partner loves it!
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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2007 04:29:39 PM »

I love it.  You did a great job.  Wish I had the patience for a large piece like that.
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2007 07:48:30 PM »

That is amazing! Absolutely beautiful.
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2007 01:51:44 PM »

love it, it's fantastic  Smiley
so is the hat applique and the rest is embroidered?  The hat looks embroidered too in the pic
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