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Topic: Adventures in Satin Stitching *Now with pattern*  (Read 4798 times)
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« on: April 12, 2011 08:01:47 AM »

My first foray into satin stitching occurred when I made my "elephants on trapezes" hoops for the Hoopla Diptych Swap. I decided that I wanted more practice, so I whipped up a little doodle and got to work:



I used silver thread for the glint in her eyes:



I know it's not perfect, but it was fun to make!

Here's the sketch I used--feel free to use it! I'd love to see your results.
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2011 08:21:22 AM »

Whoa that is spectacular!!!

(And nothing hand made should be "perfect"!) 
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011 09:52:56 AM »

this is beautiful! I love it.

great detail with the eyes.
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2011 09:57:29 AM »

I love this. Totally unique design. Very good work!
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2011 10:10:12 AM »

I absolutely love this! I think it looks pretty amazing... perfection isn't all it's cracked up to be.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2011 10:37:39 AM »

this is gorgeous! love it Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2011 10:47:02 AM »

Looovely.  The colours are fab!! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2011 02:39:59 PM »

Oh well done!! What a fantastic design!
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2011 07:07:16 PM »

That is amazing, beautiful work. 
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2011 09:35:18 PM »

That is very lovely!
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