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Topic: Om Sweet Om Buddha--metallic thread from HELL!  (Read 3203 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2008 09:47:01 AM »

Wow! I appreciate all of the encouraging comments! I kinda got myself into a sticky situation, because once I did the main part in metallic, I had to do the other parts.. or else it would have just looked weird. I think I will keep my use of metallic to a minimum in the future, just for accents... not only is it a pain to work with... but it is also very pricey! ($2.50 per color!)
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« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2008 11:40:11 AM »

That is beautiful. What a wonderful job.
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« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2008 04:25:30 PM »

Oh my gosh!  This is just gorgeous!  You did a truly amazing job on this!

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« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2008 07:10:06 PM »

Very pretty. I think the only way to work with metalic threads is to keep the length pretty short. That may help with the fray factor.
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« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2008 12:05:26 AM »

Awesome!!
I love this it's really well done!
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« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2008 03:59:49 AM »

Sorry it was a pain, but it is AMAZING. I love how that looks!!!
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« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2008 08:50:45 AM »

i applaud your patience. i would have gone nuts.
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« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2008 10:45:46 AM »

So pretty and the metallic thread looks great! It's so tricky using metallics but the end result is definitely worth the hassle- it's gonna look beautiful framed.
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« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2008 04:51:43 PM »

You did a beautiful job!  Here's a link to some helpful hints on using metallic thread, although you don't need any help on that - you did a great job!     http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1889/use-these-tricks-for-embroidering-with-metallic-threads
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« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2008 02:53:42 AM »

Well, it certainly looks as though the pain was worth it, it's beautiful
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