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Topic: First Embroidery attempt: Max from Where the Wild Things Are  (Read 1420 times)
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« on: July 25, 2010 09:10:21 PM »

I found this really cute picture of max the other day in the image reproduction techniques category here on craftster, and fell in love.

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=239365.0



So I sketched it in my sketch book, and traced it onto wax paper. It was the most obnoxious process because when I ripped the paper out I was afraid I'd rip out the stitches. I had no idea what I was doing because I had never tried embroidering before and was afraid it would come out lame. I am actually pretty happy with how it turned out. It looks a little shaky and weird, but it looks a lot better in person.

I might go over the crown again, and some other parts. But this is what I have for now. Also, my friend cleaned my room the other day and I don't know what she did with my camera. So the quality is awful because it's from my phone.



C&C appreciated!!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2010 07:51:51 AM »

Very nice! He's so cute!
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2010 07:58:03 AM »

I second very cute!  What a great piece for a first embroidery!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2010 01:52:07 PM »

Thank you both so much!

Right after I finished this I found a bunch of really awesome videos of how to embroider and I found out I had been doing the completely wrong stitches. So next time will be so much better!
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