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« on: September 06, 2010 05:37:57 PM »

Be kind!  This is my first attempt into embroidery!

My sister is a huge fan of a local artist, Kurt Halsey.  Recently, she found this print that they sell as an embroidery iron on transfer, and I got the simple request of "make this please? k thanks" (Seriously--that's all she wrote).  Problem was, it was a small 4x4 print, and I have never embroidered before.  So I printed the picture, traced it onto some fabric and got to work stitching.

Here's a link to the print: http://www.sublimestitching.com/kurthalsey.html

Man is embroidery addictive!

I got this stitched up in one day, went out the next day and found this perfect frame and put it right in!
The stitching isn't perfect, and the fabric is a bit wonky, but I think she'll love it.  Now I have to wait three weeks until her birthday to give it to her, and the wait is killing me!
So I thought I'd share it here.

Here's the overall look of it:



A close up of the stitching:









Now I want to embroider everything!  Comments welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2010 06:57:38 PM »

that's so cute! i can't believe you've never embroidered before and made that in a day!! i've been thinking about trying to learn, so that was pretty motivating haha. great work  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2010 09:28:24 PM »

you did great it is super cute
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2010 07:53:42 AM »

Wonderful stitching. You did a great job, it is so super cute!
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