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Topic: Sometimes you just need some positivity  (Read 1543 times)
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« on: March 23, 2010 07:08:40 PM »

A reminder to look on the bright side featuring a Dalai Lama quote and a half-full glass of lemonade made with the lemons life gave me.  Smiley 

Applique and stitching, tinted with chalk.

But then again, sometimes I feel a little more aggressive...

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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2010 07:14:29 PM »

I love the use of fabric in the top embroidery!

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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2010 07:24:27 PM »

I stitch so i don't kill people" is totally true!


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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2010 07:41:34 PM »

Haha! Super cute! Both sayings are excellent. I adore your use of applique Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2010 07:53:35 PM »

The yellow gingham is perfect! love the fit between the image and the text. Also love the second one. Yeah, stitching keeps the hands busy, so no strangling... Grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2010 03:02:48 AM »

I love both pieces! The use of the brightly-colored really sets them off.
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2010 04:21:23 AM »

I like the sentiment in the first one! It's one that I need to be reminded of from time to time.

The second one is too true for me to display.  Wink Though I can think of some other appropriate verbs as well (read, crochet, bead, shop....).

They both look great too!
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2010 09:28:27 AM »

Love both of them! They are great!

« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2010 09:30:33 AM »

Oh my!  I love the way you used the applique in the top one!  Very nice!

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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2010 10:32:27 AM »

Thank you for the reminder...being optimistic does feel better. Beautiful work. I love the combo of yellow gingham and blue floss. The lettering is also great!

Love the second piece too - you found the perfect frame for it!

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