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LuluB
« on: May 07, 2005 08:19:25 AM »

i'd been interested in doing portraiture and using embroidery as an art medium for a while.  this is my first attempt:



it's my best friend from college and his lovely dog peanut on the day he and his boyfriend were evicted from their house, which also happened to be new year's eve.

things are going much better for him right now.

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Princess Sara
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2005 08:26:25 AM »

That is really cool!
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Karensff
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2005 10:05:53 AM »

It looks really good.

Karen Smiley
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ilovepaper
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2005 03:58:08 PM »

LuluB-
I love everything that you make and this is no exception!
I'm glad things are better for for your friend.
 Smiley
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elasticcamel
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2005 06:19:36 PM »

That is very cool.  I have been wanting to try something like that for ages, but I am not sure that I am competent enough to know how to simplify an image enough to make it embroiderable.  Wonderful!
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bayliss
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2005 02:23:28 PM »

That is wonderful!  I especially love his eyes.
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2005 07:28:47 PM »

lovely.  and the geometric stitching to the back fabric just finishes it off perfectly.  what a sensitive portrait.
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claypeanut
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2005 07:36:20 PM »

It looks wonderful!  Portraiture has been someting I wanted to do with embroidery, as well!  Great encouragement!
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« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2005 12:46:54 AM »

That is just so beautiful, the compostition is great and it is full of loads of detail. I love it, thanks for sharing  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2005 06:02:23 AM »

As always, your stitching is incredible!
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