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Topic: Day of the Dead Girl Hoop  (Read 4629 times)
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« on: October 11, 2010 07:10:31 AM »

I made this Day of the Dead girl for my partner Tadiera in the Hoopla swap. It was my first large embroidery and my first pattern transfer. I bought a Urban Threads pattern that just screamed my partners name. I used her favorite colors, which happen to me my favorite color combo blue, green, and purple. I used lime green, teal, turquoise, purple, and red. I modified the pattern a little by deleting the leafs from the roses, it was just too much. It was my first time satin stitching and back-stitching, and it turned out amazing. Now I just have to make one for myself. Hope you like it too.

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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2010 07:42:59 AM »

Ths is gorgeous!
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2010 08:17:03 AM »

Wow!! Shes beautiful! One of these days I will be brave enough to try this lol
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2010 08:19:11 AM »

Oh my goodness! This is rad. Awesome job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2010 08:51:16 AM »

Your satin stitches are perfect! I always have the hardest time with them. This looks awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2010 09:03:59 AM »

i just love love love her!!!  i'm living in mexico right now so this is extra close to my heart!  did you use a pattern or draw her yourself?  xo
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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2010 09:05:02 AM »

oops!  just saw that you got her from urban threads!! tres cool!
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« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2010 09:42:52 AM »

super cute!
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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2010 11:56:47 AM »

I absolutely LOVE it!! You did an amazing job Smiley
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BeatnikChick
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2010 07:30:42 PM »

Great subject matter, color pallet, and stitching... well done!
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