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« on: May 08, 2009 07:17:08 AM »

I embroidered this on a simple black dress from Old Navy. I wear that dress TOO darn much and I wanted to brighten it up a bit for the summer. This is a 5 inch tall tattoo for my dress. I drew it freehand with a white sewing pen. I practiced bullion knots for roses. They are all crooked. I suck at script embroidery LOL I have ironed on interfacing on the back to keep it all neat and tight. I hope it holds!

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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009 08:39:14 AM »

This is great! I love it. I don't think I've seen a bullion knot  before, are they difficult to do? They look brilliant

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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2009 04:39:14 PM »

You do good work. Sometimes it's difficult to get a design to look good on black; yours does.
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2009 07:49:52 AM »

Great job! I love all the textures. Great use of beads and sequins.
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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2009 07:52:34 AM »

Great roses.  I know what a difficult stitch that is.  Very pretty!
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« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2009 06:45:31 PM »

Thanks for your kind words. Today I found 10 pieces of fabrics to try some needlework techniques. This includes two perfect aprons in thick cotton denim, one white and one black. You know the plain square aprons that men or wait staff wear. I am contemplating all the fun emboidery 'sublime style' I can do on these. All this stuff only cost 4$.
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« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2009 10:52:51 PM »

Cool!
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