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« on: December 17, 2010 05:49:06 PM »

Hello fellow crafters! Been a while since I've posted anything... So without further A-do:

I have wanted to learn embroidery for EVER, so I bought myself the "Sublime Stitching: Hundreds of Hip Embroidery Patterns and How-To" and learnt! It's a great book with fantastic patterns, so I highly recommend it! The following is my VERY.FIRST.EMBROIDERY PROJECT.EVER!

The blue TARDIS, for my best friend's husband/my friend/boss:

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And the pink TARDIS for my best friend!


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They are birthday presents, since their birthdays are two weeks apart. Both of whom are BIG Dr. Who fans, and got me addicted as well. Speaking of addictive... Embroidery? SUPER ADDICTIVE! Lots of my friends are receiving embroidery this Christmas... hahaha. These pieces are almost entirely split-stitch, with a little satin stitching. I may have broken some rules, but whatever. I'm a rebel with a needle! ;P Both are smaller, about 3 inches tall, and once I got crackin', only took me a day or so.

Thanks for looking! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2010 07:02:57 PM »

I am such a sucker for all things Doctor! I absolutely love the pink tardis. Maybe one could make a whole rainbow for tardises...tardii? What would the plural of a tardis be? Hmmmm....
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2010 09:37:04 PM »

Very cool!!!! you did a great job on your first project!
If you are a thrifty crafter, cloth napkins that you can find either at the thrift store or on sale after holidays (for example solid red or green) is a great foundation fabric for embroidery :-)

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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2010 05:43:37 AM »

Those are really neat!
@Silentblair- I believe the plural of TARDIS would be TARDIS, since it's an acronym.
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2010 06:14:48 AM »

Very cool!!!! you did a great job on your first project!
If you are a thrifty crafter, cloth napkins that you can find either at the thrift store or on sale after holidays (for example solid red or green) is a great foundation fabric for embroidery :-)



that's a great idea, thanks! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2010 08:02:57 AM »

well done! If you like Dr who you should have a look at the dr who swap gallery that just getting going

I love this idea of this embroidery and it's really well done, it will be loved!

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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2010 09:00:12 AM »

LOVE! The pink tardis is the BEST!
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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2010 12:29:15 PM »

well done! If you like Dr who you should have a look at the dr who swap gallery that just getting going

I love this idea of this embroidery and it's really well done, it will be loved!

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thanks! I have been lurking Wink Sorry I missed that one, hehe
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2010 11:29:19 PM »

lol, lurk away, lots of people have said that they wish they were in it, but I'm sure there'll be another one, it's been a pain in the bum being so close to Christmas :-)

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