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« on: October 17, 2010 04:50:43 AM »

I love Dr. Seuss, and the LORAX is my favorite......Embro idery is a relatively new found obsession for me and thought I would try the LORAX and one of his famous quotes.....

I love the look of the linen, but the weave of the fabric is so loose and I knew that I would be working small, so I used iron on interfacing on the back..... and it made the world of difference......I also used THREAD HEAVEN, and WOW, that stuff is amazing!!

I used a 6" hoop and 3 strands of DMC for the outline of the LORAX, 2 strands for the detail and the letters..... I know the letters aren't perfect, but it was my first try....and it was free hand... so I'm pretty happy with the way it all came out



here is a close up



thanks for looking!!
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2010 05:02:01 AM »

That's so awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2010 06:07:52 AM »

This is awesome needlework!  I am putting this on my wist list! 
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2010 07:04:00 AM »

I LOVE the Lorax!  That is most definetly one of my favorite Dr. Seuss stories.  And your work (as always onegroovyday!) is awesome!  Definetly wisted!
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2010 07:04:55 AM »

You did a great job! Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2010 07:14:53 AM »

Fantastic work OGD! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2010 07:26:16 AM »

THANKS everyone!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2010 08:33:17 AM »

yay lorax!


yet another one to make for my hoop wall...
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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2010 08:43:14 AM »

yay lorax!


yet another one to make for my hoop wall...

yup!!!... its already up on mine Grin
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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2010 08:58:02 AM »

Awesome!
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