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Carrie_colors
« on: July 05, 2010 06:33:35 PM »

I made these embroidered pillow cases about 6 years ago.  I made them for my boyfriend for our first Christmas.  They were the first thing I ever embroidered.  I'm just now getting around to taking pictures and de-lurking here.

I made them using the Sublime Stitching patterns, "Tattoo Your Towels" and "Spaced Out" transfers. I used back stitch and satin stitch.  These pillow cases probably took me several hours as this was my first attempt at embroidery.

*crossing my fingers that these pics show up*









Thanks for looking!

(I promise I'll try to take better pictures next time.  Any tips on photographing your embroidery?)
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deruyter2008
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010 06:57:31 PM »

Those are spectacuar!  Especially that satin stitch, I can't believe it was your first attempt at embroidery.  Cheesy  As for taking pictures, if you have access to a scanner that tends to give you better quality.
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010 09:35:36 PM »

These are awesome, you seriously nailed them your very first time.  Great.
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010 08:48:29 AM »

WOW! Love them! 
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010 01:18:44 PM »

Great job and it looks like they've really held up with washing over the years!
I have the best luck taking photos outside in natural light and with my camera set for closeup shots.  I'll have to try scanning sometime.
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2010 10:17:33 PM »

I can't believe this was your first go round! Amazing. Just amazing.  You have to continue working embroidery. You obviously have a knack for it.
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