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« on: May 12, 2008 07:23:38 PM »

Hello!  This is my first post in this forum.  I just completed my first real embroidery project for a swap, and thought I'd share!  (My actual first was a tiny, patternless attempt to try out some stitches.)  I used a free vintage pattern from Pattern Bee, traced onto Solvy, and stitched with 3-4 strands of cotton floss.  I was trying out the stem stitch, split stitch, and...well...something halfway between a satin stitch and long and short, for the shading.  I did short rows of red, with long, alternating rows of dark pink.  Hope you like it!


And this is what I made it into:
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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2008 07:24:30 PM »

That's great-very pretty.
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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2008 07:29:46 PM »

wow, you did amazing for your first time! it's beautiful
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2008 07:34:18 PM »

great job for no pattern.. im jealous Wink
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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2008 08:17:35 PM »

That is beautiful!  You did a lovely job.
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2008 09:58:34 PM »

This is so pretty, I love it!!!!! The purse is so cute and the stitching so gorgeous!!!!
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« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2008 10:45:42 PM »

i  think it's lovely.  i wish i had the patience to do such beautiful work.
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2008 01:21:42 AM »

Wow this is so great!!! Wonderful!!
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« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2008 06:52:01 AM »

Aw, thank you all, so much!  For this, I did use a pattern, that I got from the Pattern Bee website.  I was so nervous!  But I'm very happy with it.
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« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2008 09:43:11 AM »

So cute!
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