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« on: January 05, 2008 03:35:52 AM »



This is an embroidery based on my firend's tattoo Smiley I gave it to her as a "thanks for existing" present.
Note to self: Newt time you do something like this try coloring it in first! Then do the outlines. Wink
But hey, I'm a beginner. Can't think of everything

More details here: http://torranceknits.blogspot.com/2008/01/pirate-girrrrrrl.html
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2008 03:53:46 AM »

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr, that be one heck of a mighty fine embroidery  Grin


Seriously though, it's utterly fantastic! I'd happily hang it on my wall in a heartbeat!!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2008 05:59:14 AM »

that looks really good!i'm trying to teach myself how to fill in at the moment and i have to say it looks easier than it actually is!  Undecided
any tips?
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2008 08:28:16 AM »

This looks great don't be so hard on yourself. I think the filling looks very nice. I love the picture too.

How did you frame it? I can't tell. Shocked
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2008 08:38:34 AM »

How did you frame it? I can't tell. Shocked
2 pieces of cardboad (cut a hole in the middle of one of them) glue them together with the pic in between them. Stitch around the pic to a)make it look better b) make sure they stay together Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2008 09:38:17 AM »

ooooooh...I lurve this!  I am super sucky at embroidery so this is me in awe:  Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2008 08:00:58 PM »

This is amazing! ~: )
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That rocks so much.  Well done!
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2008 05:47:29 PM »

Thanks everyone! Have to say I kind of love her too  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2008 02:01:38 PM »

Thanks that is such a great idea. I can't wait to use it to frame something soon. Thanks for the quick reply
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