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« on: May 18, 2009 08:00:38 PM »

My friend Molly seems to really like Lincoln. So I made her a Lincoln. I used some white vinyl that had a flower pattern on it.
After I did the face outline, I decided to frame him in Lincoln-y logs. Then I outlined some of the flowers around his face. I did some in red for drama, and some in a peachy-pink. Then I used chopsticks as dowels and hot-glued wood beads on the ends. I made cut-outs on the top and bottom cuz I wanted to give some space for the logs to stand out more.
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2009 08:21:02 PM »

Holy Pennies!  That is soooo cool and clever and can hardly find the words.  Dang, girl!
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2009 08:50:19 PM »

Very cool! I have a swap partner that would LOVE that!
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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2009 09:00:30 PM »

Wow, this rocks!  My husband and step-father-in-law would both love this.  Very cool.  I love that you chose vinyl as the background; it really makes it stand out from other embroidery projects!
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« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2009 09:01:29 PM »

Wow. That's so detailed and so resourceful, too. Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2009 09:48:57 PM »

I love the logs and Lincoln!  Excellent job!
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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2009 11:44:47 PM »

Wow this is awesome! I love the patterned vinyl background and how you traced some of it. This really turned out great and really stands out from a lot of the projects I have seen on here. Great job! Love the creativity!
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2009 12:21:29 AM »

That is amazing! Are the outlines and the logs couched?
Hope your fingers don't hurt too much embroidering with vinyl!
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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2009 12:44:50 AM »

Magnificent.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2009 06:33:37 AM »

WOW!  Great work!
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