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« on: May 24, 2009 09:11:30 AM »

This is my first piece of embroidery! I put it together for my Mom for Mother's Day / her birthday. It was really fun, and I've already started on my next piece. Smiley I was really inspired by all of the work here at Craftster.

On to the pictures!!

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It was so much fun, and my Mom loved it! She laughed when she unwrapped it - which is exactly the reaction I was going for. (Although, then my brother said "Show her the one you actually got!", which she didn't find as funny)

yay!
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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2009 09:29:44 AM »

Very nice stitching. It also made me laugh. The stars were a nice touch, by the way.
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2009 09:45:23 AM »

What a great Mother's Day gift.  She may have laughed but I know she's very proud of her daughter.  I know I have three.
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2009 11:16:16 AM »

So awesome, especially for your first try.

I love it.
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2009 12:45:59 PM »

I am loving this... I am just getting in to embroidery also. Wow this is a great job you can't tell at all it's your first go.
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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2009 04:56:37 PM »

That looks GREAT! And I love your avatar Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2009 12:28:18 AM »

Cool! Looks great! I am just getting started with embroidery too, but I haven't got the nerve to try filling and satin stitching yet.
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« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2009 08:23:58 AM »

Awesome work! I can't believe it was your first.
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« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2009 09:15:24 AM »

Who doesn't love a good Mom tattoo? Grin The "shiny" white part really makes it.
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« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2009 12:04:40 PM »

Awesome work! I can't believe it was your first.
yeah, what she said!!
That is very freaking great!!!
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