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« on: March 06, 2011 09:06:41 AM »

I made this for Troublet for the February Bday swap, since she's a Spanish teacher. This is my first ever embroidery!



It's Peggy Hill from the show King of the Hill. She's a substitute Spanish teacher, and her Spanish is terrible! She doesn't particularly understand it or pronounce it even remotely correctly. That's why I spelled out the phrase En Espanol por favor the way she says it phonetically. She even pronounces "favor" the way you would say "can you do me a favor?" I really loved doing it. I think embroidery is going to be my new favorite craft!
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2011 09:49:27 AM »

this is awesome ! i am a huge koh fan. i have been dabbling in embroidery lately as well. how do u get such a full area (say her hair for example) ? what kind of stitch do u use for filler? i am great at outlines but have yet to figure out the *colouring* in a section u seem to have mastered!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2011 10:05:00 AM »

LOVE IT!!!! Just marked as a fav on my profile!!!!
Thanks for sharing fantastic job!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2011 11:35:28 AM »

I actually did it kind of backwards. I did the backstitch outline first, and then did satin stitch for her hair and shirt, and a tiny bit on her lips and glasses. Satin stitch is what you use for those big colored areas, lilfighter00. I just used the online tuts at Sublime Stitching, I think, to figure out how to do the satin stitch, and to give me a refresher on backstitch.
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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2011 11:38:30 AM »

awesome ! thanks for tips and again awesome work!
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« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2011 02:10:49 PM »

Awesome suge
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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2011 02:33:08 PM »

Looks fantastic, I am envious of your satin stitch.
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« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2011 05:25:45 PM »

This is a compliment I normally reserve for Peggy's brown betty, but that is just handsome.
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« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2011 03:34:25 AM »

That emboidery looks amazing Cheesy and what a funny thing to receive Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2011 06:18:18 PM »

Oh my goodness! That rocks so hard! LOVE!
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