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Topic: A little birdy embroidery, and sucessful hoop framing! (pics galore)  (Read 854 times)
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« on: February 03, 2010 01:23:28 PM »

I wanted a quick little project to start the year with and did this one supposedly for an ATC swap, but it hasn't been mailed yet (don't kill me, Mafiosagrrl!).

The sweet little bird image is courtesy of a regular manbroiderer here. He goes by bcampbell_to in Flickr, but I can't remember his Craftster name! The birdy is done in silk variegated and regular DMC floss. I fastened the paper image to the pink fabric and backing fabric with Press 'n Seal, then stitched over it.  It's not being washed so it doesn't have to be completely pulled out.

I glued the backing fabric to the little hoop, then added felt to mask the back, ribbon and rick rack. C, c and questions welcome.







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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2010 06:54:56 AM »

It turned out great! I love the contrast of the bird with the fabric.
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2010 08:56:21 PM »

I love how it is so neat on the back.  Your stitching is impeccable.  Good job!!
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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2010 09:14:54 PM »

Very Nice !!!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2010 05:51:52 AM »

I like your choice to use a printed fabric. Very unique. Nicely finished, too!
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