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« on: March 13, 2008 10:04:28 PM »

So, I finally tried my hand at embroidering after I have been gazing longingly at all of your stuff. Of course, I am now in love with it. So I thought I'd put my first few things up here for all to see. It's nothing fancy, but I was super proud of myself.


This is the first first thing I made. It is the case that came with my camera. I don't really like the sides where I sewed it back up in black, but I'll live with it.



This is a shirt that I had that was kinda meh, so I added to it a bit.

Front, regular ol' shirt:


Bam! Side of the shirt:


Since the pictures aren't really great, here is a shot of what it looks like. This is actually on a bag I did for a swap, but it's almost the same. A slightly different color on the tree though.

 

So there it is. Comments, criticisms, and tips always welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2008 11:19:03 PM »

Love 'em! I'm going through a bird phase, so those are adourable. I'm wanting to get into embroidery, but we'll see if my firsts come out that good!
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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2008 06:33:13 AM »

I REALLY like the tree, great job!
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2008 07:27:39 AM »

I love the bird cage. . . free bird! Great job on your first time. I love embroidering if only there were unlimited hours in the day I would sit and do it all the time. Can't wait to see what you do next.
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2008 12:01:02 PM »

The tree is freakin' awesome! I LOVE IT!
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2008 11:45:35 PM »

i had forgotten how adorable hand embroidery looks. I have a lot of bday presents this month and embroidery might be the way to go.
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2008 09:18:21 AM »

Good job! The bird cage is so cute.
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2008 12:07:33 PM »

This is great!  You've completely inspired me.  I sort of stole (and changed) your design and put it on my bookbag.   

http://flickr.com/photos/katesheets/2514559836/in/photostream/

Hope you don't mind.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2008 01:26:02 PM »

I really like the birdies in the tree.  Good job!
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