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« on: June 09, 2009 05:29:43 PM »

Hey Everyone,

I made this pillow cover for Ritapizza and I finally had time to edit the photos I took of it.  I made the pattern myself for the pillow cover (it is here http://www.flickr.com/photos/rectangel/3405009715/in/set-72157601863743141/ ) and it matches another pillow cover I made for her last year (it is here  http://www.flickr.com/photos/rectangel/2591524172/in/set-72157601448972729/ ).  Rita is awesome and it was really cool to make this for her Smiley  The embroidery flower designs were redrawn and simplifed from a version of some Dover clip art image and the R was based on two different block fonts I put together and redrew to make it work.  I worked on this very slowly and so I had photos all over the place for it.  If you check on flickr Rita has pics and I will put some of these ones on there later in big versions Smiley and you can also see what Rita made me Smiley 









these are the buttons I used for the back but I also think it's funny to see how many times I measured and marked the buttonholes in order to get them perfect (OCD anyone?)


but it was worth it


I love the sheen in this photo Smiley


and here it is flat



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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2009 05:48:17 PM »

God, I love your flowers. It's so perfect looking.
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2009 06:18:00 PM »

Love the design and your stitches are beautiful.
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2009 08:31:04 PM »

Oh. God.  It's fabulous!  It's bright and cheery but at the same time your color blends make it so soft and serene.

I now have a serious case of the 'I Wants'!
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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2009 09:12:35 PM »

This is just wonderful, you have made a such a lovely pillow!  Your embroidery is just perfect  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2009 05:33:14 AM »

Fantastic work.  Very pretty!
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2009 08:19:11 AM »

It's so beautiful! I love it! Rita is so lucky!
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2009 09:37:14 AM »

thanks everyone Smiley  I am definitely going to try my hand at more monograms in the future it was really fun to create the design for the R and reasonable quick to stitch.
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2009 12:24:53 AM »

That is sooooooo pretty, rectangel. I think I wouldn't have wanted to give it away, myself ;-).
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« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2009 05:09:25 AM »

What an amazing combination of quilting, sewing and embroidery! You should be very pleased. Your piece certainly changes the way I look at pastels!
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