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Topic: My version of Lydia The Tattooed Lady  (Read 2308 times)
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« on: February 13, 2011 11:34:17 AM »

I tried to make her different as much as possible.. I did this piece for a friend of mine who is a piercer here in detroit.. it will be hanging in her office! it truly is a labor of love and I wish I could keep her, hahaha.. let me know what you think!?





here are a few close ups of the piece.. some process shots of after I finished the metallic thread..







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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011 11:42:13 AM »

It's amazing, can imagine it took a long time to finish, but it looks great Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011 11:43:15 AM »

WOW! This is so beautiful! Did you hand draw the design onto the fabric?
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011 11:45:10 AM »

It's amazing, can imagine it took a long time to finish, but it looks great Cheesy

thank you Smiley

WOW! This is so beautiful! Did you hand draw the design onto the fabric?

actually with Sew Lovely Embroidery, which is who designed this pattern, they have iron ons.. so it was ironed on.
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2011 01:48:30 PM »

She's beautiful! I especially like how her legs say "ta-da."  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2011 02:00:30 PM »

She's beautiful! I especially like how her legs say "ta-da."  Grin

yeah super cute design by Sew Lovely Embroidery.. their patterns are awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2011 11:04:22 AM »

You did an excellent job. I love the colors you chose for her tattoos.
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2011 02:21:05 PM »

You did an excellent job. I love the colors you chose for her tattoos.

thank you hun.. i really tried to keep them bright and tried to use a lot of different colors
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2011 06:12:12 AM »

You know I think this is awesome! The colors are great, the stitches are great, and the tiny wee details are amazing! I need to stitch her (but I am not sure I have the patience for the bitty details)
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2011 08:53:54 AM »

Perfection! I bet it hurts to let this one go...but you could make another right?  Wink
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