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« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2007 07:30:16 AM »

I can't wait to see it done-just your iron on looks amazing
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« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2007 11:37:37 AM »

Wow.   Shocked  That pattern is amazing.  I'm going to save it and print is out, but it's gardening time around here, so I might not get to it soon.

But it's amazing.
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« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2007 11:39:29 AM »

Ok...just reading all the post and seeing the pattern in real life makes me really want to do this.  Is there anyway that I could get some one to kind of give me a quickie lesson.  I have done a little bit of embroidery but nothing on this scale.  PLEASE  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2007 02:46:46 PM »

Ok...just reading all the post and seeing the pattern in real life makes me really want to do this.  Is there anyway that I could get some one to kind of give me a quickie lesson.  I have done a little bit of embroidery but nothing on this scale.  PLEASE  Smiley
It should be a pretty easy pattern, for the trunk of the tree you could use the split stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch or backstitch.the birds and the symbol satin stitch, the buds on the tree a french knot or tiny daisy stitches,or even beads. Theres alot of online videos on hand embroidery just google it.
I have decided to go big with mine. So I printed it out on 4 sheets of letter sized paper. Im going to modify the bottom border I don't like it the way it is now.
Heres a pic of it blown up to fit 4 sheets. I did it in paint.

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« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2007 05:10:39 PM »

that's going to be so awesome.
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« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2007 07:36:17 PM »

Oh wow.  That's going to be amazing when you're done.  I picked up the supplies today to trace this pattern so I can make it, too.
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« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2007 11:04:06 PM »

dyabolica - I plan on framing mine to go in my bedroom.  Man yours will be wonderful with the size it is.  I can not wait to see what you do.

Here is my progress since last night.  I did a little last night and a little at lunch today.  I am such a slow stitcher.  I did stem stitch for the trunk and french knots for the blooms on the tree and lazy daisies for small leaves. 



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« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2007 03:24:35 AM »

Oh wow!  I looked at the larger picture on flickr, and your french knots and leaves look amazing.  This is the nicest pattern!
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« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2007 06:39:15 AM »

dyabolica - I plan on framing mine to go in my bedroom.  Man yours will be wonderful with the size it is.  I can not wait to see what you do.

Here is my progress since last night.  I did a little last night and a little at lunch today.  I am such a slow stitcher.  I did stem stitch for the trunk and french knots for the blooms on the tree and lazy daisies for small leaves. 

I think it looks awesome, I too am a slow stitcher I embroider to relax. Im going to put it behind my new leather couches that I hate lol. (husband present) I think you picked the perfect colors!
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« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2007 07:37:51 AM »

Oh wow! It looks amazing already!
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