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« on: August 13, 2011 02:02:45 PM »

I've been wanting to do some sort of mermaid stitching for aaaages and have finally gotten around to making one Cheesy
Working for Disney this naturally took on a bit of a "Little Mermaid" theme, gotta love Ariel!  The mermaid is a sublime stitching pattern, but the rest of the sea creatures and waves are from Aimee Ray's awesome Doodle Stitching book's!! I am totally in love with her books at the moment!!  The scrolly seaweed was freehand stitched by myself.  Mostly stitched in two strands of thread.  I have used mainly back stitch, with some satin stitch.  After all the stitching was done I thought it lacked a bit of colour so crayon tinted some sections to brighten it up a bit. I added sequins to the mermaids tail and also the waves as I cannot resist a bit of sparkle!!  I've wrapped some blue ribbon around the outer hoop to hide the horrible baby pink colour!!! More info and pics on my blog: http://embroideryemporium.blogspot.com/2011/08/under-sea.html    Here's some pics -







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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2011 02:06:48 PM »

really pretty.
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2011 08:56:03 PM »

Gorgeous!  You did a great job.   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2011 12:56:34 PM »

That's absolutely adorable. I especially love the little crab! I'll be pinning this to my "embroidery hoops" pinterest board.
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2011 01:35:43 PM »

Wow. Beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2011 03:51:42 PM »

loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove the sequins.....wisted this!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2011 05:43:54 PM »

Very pretty, I love her hair and tail!
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« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2011 12:37:58 AM »

This would look so cute in a child's bedroom. Great job with the variety of plants and animals.
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« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2011 12:25:31 PM »

That is so great! Love it.
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« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2011 05:33:08 PM »

This is so sweet!
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