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« on: July 17, 2008 03:53:52 PM »

Yeah - another bib. Sorry. I'll be off this kick soon. =)

This one I love though, so I had to share. I hand embroidered the dogwood blossoms - it was a vintage embroidery transfer pattern from the 1940s, meant for a sheet set. I chose some retro-reminiscent colors to do the work in, and found a pink hand-dyed batik that was looking lonely in my stash, for the back.






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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008 04:22:14 PM »

Oh how sweet!  Very nice job.
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008 04:28:26 PM »

that is very pretty, excellent job!
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2008 05:50:58 PM »

sooooooooooo beautiful!!!  i love your stitching!!!
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I love it sooo much! Must copy your idea Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2008 02:35:48 PM »

Thanks, everyone! I'm finding embroidery to be addictive... something I can do with my husband while he's watching a movie. I was having a wicked hard time with French knots in the flower centers, so I ended up using a colonial knot instead. Worked much better, is sturdier, and is very consistently sized.
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That is just so beautiful! I'm amazed by those flowers!!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008 02:15:22 PM »

This is so amazing. Much to the chagrin of my husband, I've announced that I'll be dabbling in embroidery very soon!
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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2008 02:39:25 PM »

Beautiful! Love the blossoms, and your embroidery work is fantastic!

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« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2008 02:40:05 PM »

Verrry pretty!  I love the design. Smiley
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