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merrymaker
« on: September 11, 2010 04:13:01 PM »

I have just recently gotten into embroidery, and I think I am hooked!  Here is my most recent project:



I used split stitch and backstitch for this piece.  It was a lot of fun to do, and worked up really quickly.



Definitely needs a good ironing.  The friend I was visiting liked it so much I let him keep it (and told him how to iron it).
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ollieorange
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2010 04:19:45 PM »

I love this!
What will become of it now? Framing, pillow, hooped?
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merrymaker
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2010 06:26:23 PM »

I love this!
What will become of it now? Framing, pillow, hooped?

Thanks! 
I think my friend said he would hang it up for awhile until he finds something awesome enough to sew it to. I'll have to follow-up with him to see what he decided.  I am thinking about a series of weapon embroidery, I think it's so funny on the flowery fabric.
And I forgot to write in the original post: C & C welcome and appreciated! 
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010 09:21:09 PM »

I love it! And the fact that it's on the flowery background is great.  Grin I hope to start embroidering soon, too.
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Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.


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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2010 03:52:52 PM »

indeed, happiness it a warm gun, lol.  I love this piece.  Especially the femme fabric and color stitching.  Your stitching looks very good!  what a lucky friend you have.
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2010 09:11:46 AM »

Very cool.  Red stitching really adds something to the image, too...
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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2010 09:31:33 AM »

Wonderful clean lines and great details. Keep up the great work!
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