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IamSusie
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2007 02:48:20 PM »

This is really nice!  You've discovered that most of the embroidery stitches are very simple and it doesn't take a lot to stitch up something lovely.  Great work!
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« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2007 03:33:34 PM »

That's really nice!
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« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2007 04:30:10 PM »

This is GREAT!!! Nice job! I love the way you used the beads! It's so clean and neat and pretty!
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« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2007 07:33:55 AM »

Really thanks again for all the nice comments!

You've discovered that most of the embroidery stitches are very simple and it doesn't take a lot to stitch up something lovely.  Great work!

You are totally right IamSusie, most of the stitches are quite easy when you start actually following them (execpt that pesky chain stitch I just can't get).  Now I just need to practice following a pattern Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2007 07:50:30 AM »

Very pretty, and the beads add the perfect finishing touch.
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« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2007 10:21:01 AM »

Really thanks again for all the nice comments!

You've discovered that most of the embroidery stitches are very simple and it doesn't take a lot to stitch up something lovely.  Great work!

You are totally right IamSusie, most of the stitches are quite easy when you start actually following them (execpt that pesky chain stitch I just can't get).  Now I just need to practice following a pattern Smiley

It's funny.. chain stitch is my favorite.   Maybe the trick is working it only from the top.  Some stitches you have to stab down to the back and then take a second stitch going back up.  I just do the chain from the top so I like it better...


I hate the stem stitch.   Mine never look right...
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« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2007 12:03:40 PM »

I love it! Great job and good idea Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2007 01:36:56 PM »

this is really cute for beginning work! I've been wanting to get into embroidery too.. I think you may have inspired me... but I just have to ace this test I'm studying for first... d'oh!
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fairytrip
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2007 08:34:01 PM »

This is inspirational.  I love the addition of the beads.  Can't believe you're just a beginner.  Thank you for posting!
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« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2007 10:36:57 PM »

waaaaaaw soo cuuute very nice
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