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« on: June 20, 2009 09:12:21 AM »

I recently made up this little Sacred Heart piece... it's about 4.5" tall, 3.5" wide.  I plan to frame it.



Here's a WIP pic. . . .



I stitched this on some reclaimed cotton fabric (once a skirt lining), and used felt scraps and some thrift store thread.




I'm wondering if I should leave the background white and simple, or should I embellish with lots of swirls, outlined drawings. . . you know, overloaded?  Suggestions welcome!
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Some will say they like it the way it is...but...I vote for the overload!
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2009 11:18:05 AM »

This is a beautiful piece. I love how you did the barbed wire. I think adding to it would be beautiful, go crazy! Wonderful work!
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2009 03:06:02 PM »

Very awesome. I also vote for the overload.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2009 07:12:31 AM »

I love it! Amazing job.
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