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Topic: Crest thingy - my very first embroidery attempt  (Read 1831 times)
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« on: November 18, 2004 03:20:53 PM »

After browsing this part of Craftster, I decided to dip into the unfamiliar waters of embroidery...ooo...haha

This is my first attempt! I cheated and used a template thing that my mother had bought for me the last time she was in the city.

Is it okay, for a first timer? Or am I doing horribly? haha
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2004 03:40:55 PM »

That is your very first attempt??? That's f'in rad! I wish my satin stitches looked that great, good job. You're awesome!

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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2004 07:22:15 AM »

Woohoo! haha Thank you sooo much!
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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2004 07:54:28 AM »

Ooooh, I like the scrolling.  I'm a sucker for scrolling.  Great colors too!
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2004 07:48:54 AM »

i second the comment on the scrolling.  very cool.

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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2004 08:20:17 AM »

First attempt............amazing job.  But it looks so good that I am suspicous of your first attempt claim!

« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2004 05:59:53 PM »

Lol...thank you all for your postive feedback!!

booglass: I swear! My VERY first attempt, didn't even practice!  Tongue hehe, thank you!
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2004 04:07:28 PM »

Since when is using a template "cheating"!?  Except for stealing other's work, you are free to create your own patterns out of anything you see good needle art in.

It's an excellent quality first project, or even tenth project.  If you're going to do anything differently, loosen up on your stitches just a touch.  If you're not using a hoop, using one will help as will using a fair amount of tension; just under permenantly stretching your fabric. 

If you like crests, do you doodle?  Start doodling on cleaner and larger pieces of paper. Soon, you will have your very own, original patterns of crest type scrolls.
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