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Topic: I <3 America -- 50 state embroidery  (Read 10833 times)
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« on: August 01, 2010 09:11:07 PM »

I was inspired by this print I found online to make some  sort ofcraft. All of the states are to scale, but just arranged into a heart shape.  

I decided to enlarge it and do an embroidery of it.  I used the chain stitch and several different colors (around 30) of floss. I'm really happy with the result. I am even more happy that I found a frame that fit it perfectly... kind of freaky how that worked out.  I feel pretty lucky Smiley

Enjoy! Let me know if you have any compliments/criticisms.









The link wasn't working so here is the picture of the original inspiration:


The image was found by fingerpistol in an etsy shop as well:
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if the other links don't work for you (they wouldn't work for me either), you can see it in this etsy shop (where the print originated): http://www.etsy.com/shop/beauchamping
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2010 09:21:31 PM »

This is simply adorable, and with the frame it's just perfect, will have to wist.

The link you've provided says 403 Forbidden.  Lips sealed
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010 09:28:21 PM »

Really cool! I agree the frame works out perfect! Very lucky to find.
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2010 09:36:59 PM »

Awesome, I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2010 09:58:06 PM »

Aw, yea! This is great, nice work!

I also like that deep in the heart... is Texas. Wink
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2010 11:42:15 PM »

Aw, yea! This is great, nice work!

I also like that deep in the heart... is Texas. Wink

<3 <3 <3

I love this. That frame was a real fortuitous find too!!
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2010 12:20:06 AM »

Soo neat! This must have kept you very busy  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2010 02:47:17 AM »

Thats absolutely amazing!  makes me want to cry a bit though because I miss the US. 
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2010 05:27:58 AM »

That is really cool. I love the concept. The frame couldn't be more perfect. AND I love the colors. Hitting "this rocks" for sure.
I'd like to see the original inspiration too- the link won't work though.
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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2010 05:34:41 AM »

I love this!
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