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« on: March 02, 2010 07:56:51 AM »


Clementine and Hogwarts--my friend's adorable dogs.  I'd been wanting to do a Boston embroidery for her for a while and finally just decided to make one specialized for her dogs.  I used crayons like I read about here for the mouths and the silver in the tiaras.


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My first sketch.  I'm so happy with the way the embroidery came out because my drawing of Hogwarts was AWFUL!  I almost scrapped the project, but he somehow turned out nice once I started stitching.


I'm pleased with the way it came out, but I'm not sure how many more portrait embroideries I'll do--way too much work.  But Genevieve was very happy and surprised when these arrived in the mail, and that makes it worth it!


I also made a little how-to on my blog because I had problems finding a good tutorial myself (http://inthewabe.wordpress.com/2010/03/02/how-to-mount-an-embroidery/), but I hadn't seen Muddlepud's wonderful lacing tutorial here (hers is much better than mine)!
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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2010 08:02:41 AM »

Cutest. Stitching. Ever.

This just brightened my day!! Love it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2010 08:12:51 AM »

I love this so much! I just featured it on the Craftster Facebook page.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2010 08:29:02 AM »

Where I've just seen it!  This is so cute! Bostons in tiaras are the best things evar.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2010 08:34:08 AM »

Love it! turned out great--and such a personal gift!

awww they are so cute in their tiaras!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010 08:41:59 AM »

This is great!!  Awesome likeness!
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2010 08:51:34 AM »

that's awesome! and those puppies are super cute!
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2010 08:55:55 AM »

adorable, I love it!
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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2010 09:49:39 AM »

That is great! What an awesome gift!  You did a great job capturing the adorable dogs personalities!
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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2010 10:30:30 AM »

oh I love love love this!! What's not to love about a Boston?!
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