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« on: January 11, 2010 04:04:33 PM »

So I planned on doing six of these....but time is not my friend. Will post the remaining three when I finish them... Tongue

These were given to family as presents this Christmas. Calender blanks purchased from SeptemberHouse on Etsy.

This one is Da Vinci's Head of a Young Woman. Flesh colored floss - 2 strands on cream/natural cotton.




This one is Dali's Persistence of Memory - I have always loved the melty clocks Smiley This one is 2 strand for most of it but a couple of spots I used all 6 strands. Colored in some parts with colored pencil and ironed it in.



And my absolute fav - I LOVE Van Gogh. LOVE. This is Van Gogh's Bedroom. Two strands of floss on cotton.





Let me know what y'all think  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010 04:12:09 PM »

these are gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2010 04:34:17 PM »

 Wink Thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2010 06:15:57 PM »

 Wink I don't officially know how to "embroider" but I figured I winged it enough that it looks decent.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2010 08:20:44 AM »

Very neat! They look great-what a cool idea.
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2010 08:56:07 AM »

I love these.  Particularly the Van Gogh.  Very very cool.
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2010 04:59:22 PM »

 Grin Thanks! I have three more I'm doing - another Van Gogh is partially finished - one of his iris paintings and I can't wait to see it done!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2010 02:15:34 PM »

I just ordered one of these for myself!  Thanks for the GREAT inspiration!!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2010 04:51:35 AM »

I bought myself and a friend one for Christmas and haven't even started mine!  You've inspired me to get going.  Yours are amazing!
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2010 07:38:28 AM »

 Wink Thank you!
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