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« on: March 06, 2011 05:02:08 PM »

Last December I participated in my first art show featuring a handful of my embroidered pieces. I had an awesome night and even managed to sell some works, which I was blown away by. Here's a post I did for the flyer for the show. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=364688.msg4282693#msg4282693 It was all embroidered, then cut into individual pieces, pinned in place, scanned, printed then photocopied. I wanted it to have a DIY punk flyer feel but still using embroidery as the main focus.

And here is a few photos of the newer pieces I had in the show and some pics from the night.

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All done using either two threads, single thread or a single thread split in half or quarters. I actually finished her about 30mins before we opened the doors. Phew.

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And this one is called Reminder. Yeah it kind of looks like a penis upon first glance and no that wasn't intentional but hey, it sold!



Me with all my works.



Everyone who participated in the show.





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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2011 10:20:38 PM »

LOVE YOUR WORK!
Especially reminder!
Can't wait to see more.
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2011 10:37:35 PM »

Great show & interesting work!
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2011 04:26:15 AM »

Amazing, looks great Cheesy maybe you should put a mature tag over the first picture, before anybody does it for you
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2011 06:12:29 PM »

I love the pieces. Her lips are so perfect and the bow on the finger is so great. Congrats on the show.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2011 01:16:58 PM »

Fantastic work! I love seeing original embroidery art like this!
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