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« on: January 02, 2009 08:07:30 AM »

I made this for my brother's girlfriend for Christmas. 
The stitching is just a simple backstitch alphabet that I doubled the size of.  It's in a 10x20 frame.  I covered the mat with wrapping paper that I had and chose the embroidery floss colors to match the wrapping paper..


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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2009 09:58:02 AM »

That's beautiful. I never would have thought it was simple wrapping paper. Terrific job.
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2009 01:50:39 PM »

Very pretty.
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2009 08:48:40 PM »

Simple and beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2009 09:00:25 PM »

The wrapping paper matting is brilliant! Neat stitching, too. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2009 09:39:38 AM »

Thank you all for the comments! : )
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009 02:43:47 AM »

I think this is a terrific idea, well executed.
Perhaps these can be mass produced and sent to the major world leaders to remind them what the purpose of life is...  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2009 07:51:34 AM »

The stitching and sentiment is lovely. I could tell this was one of yours by the framing - beautiful.
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« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2009 07:19:55 PM »

Lovely. And the wrapping paper mat is genius. Great job.
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