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misswiss
« on: September 18, 2009 09:18:50 PM »

This is a tote I made for my Goddaughter using Sublime Stitching patterns. It was one of my first projects!




Her tail is definitely my favorite part.
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009 10:23:46 PM »

The tail detail is super sweet.  And I really like how you satin stitched the hair- it really adds to the effect of her hair floating. 
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2009 08:57:36 AM »

Very nice-her tail is amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2009 04:11:46 PM »

I love the stitching you did on the tail.  The mermaid is very pretty.
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2009 09:12:23 PM »

I agree, the choice of stitching (and the work!) is superb!  Do you find it harder or easier to embroider on canvas?  I just picked up some totes and have only worked on t-shirts or soft fabric before and don't know what I'm getting into.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2009 10:21:05 PM »

  Do you find it harder or easier to embroider on canvas?  I just picked up some totes and have only worked on t-shirts or soft fabric before and don't know what I'm getting into.  Smiley

I like working on canvas. It's a little thick at first, but after working on it for a little while it gets just supple enough (make sure you start with a new, sharp needle!). I find it just durable enough to not over-tighten in my hoop, so my stitches tend to not be too loose or too tight when I take it out of the hoop. However, it does take some time with the iron and steam to get the imprint from the hoop out!
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2010 08:42:15 PM »

It's Ariel!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2010 01:37:06 AM »

Wow! Absolutely beautiful job! The detail is amazing, and she looks perfect! Great job!!
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