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BrittanyVictory
« on: February 09, 2011 09:39:49 PM »

My fiancee and I celebrated our two-year anniversary on monday, but money is really tight this year, so I put my crafty butt into gear!

She's been asking me to make her pillowcases for awhile now, and she LOVES tattoo-style sparrows, so I whipped up this design in photoshop and stitched these babies up.

Thankfully, she loved them!


A purple one with her name


The sparrows are worked in backstitch, with a bit of satin stitch on the beaks


A blue one with my name
(my lettering looks a bit weird here, but I think the fabric is just wrinkly)


The lettering was done with six strands, I really like how it turned out.
(the font is from dafont.com, by the way)


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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011 10:01:01 PM »

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I love them! They came out really nice.
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011 10:05:50 PM »

Lovely! I'm sure that she'll love it.  It's like tattooed-pillow-talk!
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« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011 10:50:14 PM »

Awesome sparrows
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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2011 03:18:12 AM »

these are just gorgeous! i've been meaning to embroider some of our linen too, and you've inspired me!
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« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2011 07:15:01 AM »

They look great!
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2011 01:28:08 PM »

Very pretty! They turned out wonderful.
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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2011 07:44:42 AM »

What a nice anniversary gift!  (And your lettering doesn't look weird at all!)
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