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« on: January 10, 2009 05:49:44 PM »

I used 32 ct Belfast linen in antique white for this portrait of my sister.  I used either two or four strands of cotton floss.  The stitches were almost all split stitch, but I used a few satin and back stitches also.

I framed it with black cotton, by following instructions for quilt binding.  The mitered corners came out great after I ironed them. Smiley

The photo looks wrinkled because its linen, but its less noticeable in real life.

I made a thin fabric tube on the back and it is hanging by a wooden skewer.  I love it!



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Comments and criticism welcome  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2009 10:38:14 PM »

Beautiful Linen Portrait of your beautiful sister.

I have no helpful criticism, but I wanted to say I thought this was awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2009 09:43:27 AM »

Beautiful Linen Portrait of your beautiful sister.

I have no helpful criticism, but I wanted to say I thought this was awesome.

Thank you.   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2009 03:41:31 PM »

Very pretty.
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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2009 08:27:32 AM »

Very sweet. Great job.
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2009 06:23:14 PM »

I love the simplicity of this.  Great job!
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