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« on: March 05, 2010 05:50:35 PM »

Hello All,

I'm a long-time lurker, first time poster. Recently I've been stealing minutes away from my homework to finish this project based on one of my doodles.  My plan is to finish a series of (9) doodle-based embroidery pieces (working from designs created by both myself and my boyfriend) to create an exciting mock-headboard in our bedroom.

I used a back-stitch for most of the image, with some seed-stitching here and there.  When I was done, I stapled it over 12" canvas stretchers for easy wall hanging.

The colors are a bit washed out in the photos.

Thanks for looking.    Wink
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010 09:44:32 AM »

Those are awesome!

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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2010 01:39:15 PM »

I like this a lot! I'm just thinking now about doing doodle stitching on a jacket, and you've got a great style.

« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2010 12:14:41 AM »

Thanks so much the compliment. And I think doodle stitching on a jacket would look really sharp!
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2010 08:37:04 AM »

wow, i really like these!  they remind me a lot of joan miro work.  Can't wait to see what they all look like together, please share!  Your headboard is going to look great.

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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2010 01:07:06 PM »

Wow! Those are really neat, great job.
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