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« on: December 08, 2010 09:04:57 PM »

in the recent chocolate swap (organised by the lovely sweety28303), i was partnered with Zombie_Queen. she likes día de los muertos, and wanted some wall art for her home, so i decided to make her some embroidered hoops...



it's almost all backstitch, with a little satin stitch for the hearts of some of the flowers.



i designed the pattern myself, and i'm considering develping it into a pattern. we'll see how that goes...



i had heaps of fun working with these bright colours, and with the floral motifs.

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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2010 09:13:55 PM »

Very lovely! I too like the vibrant colors you used with the skull. Very festive.  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2010 05:26:30 AM »

They're so pretty! I like the whole group together!
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2010 02:43:41 PM »

So pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2010 08:06:43 PM »

Those are lovely penelope! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2010 09:27:06 AM »

Beautiful! All the lines and stitches are so clean - I love the colors you worked with!
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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2010 09:41:57 AM »

this is great! your backstitch is so clean and even.  you should def turn this into a pattern--i'd pay good money for that design!
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« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2010 10:48:35 AM »

this is very nice.  the colors go together well and i like the pattern.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2010 06:39:01 PM »

thank you for all the kind comments, everyone! xoxox
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