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missmoonduke
« on: August 01, 2008 04:07:05 PM »









I was inspired by the Sherri Lynn Wood's Tattoo Doll Project - she has female tattoo artist "ink" dolls and then embroiders the design onto the doll.  She has encouraged others to make their own dolls and she will post them on her site....turns out, I am the first one crazy enough to do it.
I recently finished this piece - it will appear in the Tomato Art Fest in East Nashville on August 9th.
All the work in the show is tomato inspired....all mediums included. 
I had Katherine Gray of Kustom Thrills Tattoos help me with the design.
The slogan for the festival is "The Tomato - A Uniter, Not a Divider.  Bringing Fruits and Vegetables Together" - hence her UNITER banner.
Her East Side tramp stamp is her way of representing East Nashville - the coolest hood in cowtown.
The other imagery celebrates the tomato....well, with the exception of the skulls - but any good tattoo has skulls, right?

Katherine and I are planning to do our own series....stay tuned for more!

Anyway - I am super proud of her and wanted to share.  Enjoy!

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2008 05:26:34 PM »

WOW! Very cool!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2008 05:56:15 PM »

I was always creeped out by baby dolls, I mean I had 2 when I was young, but I didn't really dig them... but this is a cool thing to do to the fabric bodied ones... "Lidia, oh Lidia the Tattooed Baby!"  OH, BTW, did you "un-stuff" them before embroidering, or did you completely remove the fabric and re-attach everything?  Curious.
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2008 06:27:34 PM »

this is beyond awesome! i love the skulls on the baby's booty!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2008 07:06:01 PM »

Wow, great work.
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2008 08:24:42 PM »

thats basically the coolest thing i've ever seen in my life. did you do it while the baby was together, or taken apart?
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2008 08:51:08 PM »

oh wow. that is sooo sooooo awesome you have no idea! great work!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2008 11:02:51 PM »

Outstanding embroidery skills! The idea is great too, but it looks like it would be really difficult.
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2008 09:35:49 AM »

Holy crap! That is amazing! Crazy!

Oh yeah,if you want to post the pictures: go to your craftster gallery, open the picture. You will see under the picture-Image or URL. Copy the image one not the URL one and then past it to the thread. That should work. There are also direction in the help section.
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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2008 08:01:29 PM »

!!!!damn that's k00l!!!! did u embr0ider this directly 0nt0 the b0dy, if s0 where r all the kn0ts that tie 0f the ends 0f the thread? (i h0pe that ? makes sense)
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