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Topic: HIS and HER hand towels - with an old fashioned, victorian (??) look  (Read 2151 times)
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« on: November 13, 2008 03:41:52 PM »

YAY another Christmas gift to cross off my list.  Pattern source hoop love on flickr.  Done with 2 strands of floss, tons of back stitch and satin stitch, some french knots, and the men's suit jacket is split stitch and his hair is either stem stitch or outline stitch-- I forget which one!  Note-- the stitched text make look crooked, but in real life it is not, I think I just placed the tea towels a bit wonky on my scanner.

Stitched up on Target brand napkins which are soooo nice, sized 20x20, they are so cute when you fold them up tea towel style like I did for this project.

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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2008 03:51:37 PM »

awww those are super cute! love the mustache! and the girl is so pretty! nicely done!
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2008 06:25:08 PM »

Looove it! Great job!!
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2008 07:31:38 PM »

this is so adorable! Cheesy awesome job
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« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2008 08:05:25 PM »

very nice! I'm glad to see someone else uses the napkins for tea towels too!
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« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2008 09:01:13 PM »

those are adorable! and your stitching looks really nice! i don't think it looks too crooked. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2008 10:21:52 PM »

Very cute!
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« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2008 08:38:03 AM »

very nice! I'm glad to see someone else uses the napkins for tea towels too!

thank you all for the kind words, and yes, i fell in love with those cute little towels that came in the sublime stitching stitch it kit, but couldn't find them anywhere until i had an epiphany and realized that napkins would be the perfect size!
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« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2008 12:47:52 PM »

These are perfect!  Thanks for the target tip!
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2008 03:21:17 AM »

Bethie they are gorgeous- I love the guy with the moustache and the cross stitch on the writing- they definitely look vintage.
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