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« on: December 15, 2008 09:44:06 PM »

My posse had a secret santa swap, and I had my friend Christine. She's a big fan of everyone's favorite chanson-infused indie rock band Beirut, so I decided to embroider her a tote bag with Zach on it.

First, the reference photo:


I used carbon paper and traced the picture onto the tote.




This is the first project I've done of a person, so I decided to keep the face super simple.


The French horn was really difficult!


Yatta!

If you aren't familiar with Beirut, definitely check the music out. I really enjoy it.

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beirut_(band)
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008 11:44:53 PM »

I'm a big fan of Beirut, though sometimes I feel like the only person in my state who has ever heard of them  Wink

This is so cute, I love the outline and the colors you've chosen. Your secret santa presentee is certainly lucky to have had you pick her name Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2008 01:00:55 AM »

There's got to be something wrong with anybody who dislikes Beirut.
Lovely job on the bag! It's so simple and yet so cool. I bet she's going to adore it. I know I would. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2008 07:46:28 PM »

Wow! That is wonderful!
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2008 08:12:27 PM »

I adore beirut.. Oh gosh.. This is great!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2008 06:03:06 AM »

Looks great !!
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