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glynislily
« on: August 24, 2011 06:15:55 AM »


I wanted to create a lampshade fit for Wonderland.  I used Mervyn Peak's illustration of the Mad Hatter and embroidered that on black out fabric.  When I finished the embroidery stage I felt that I needed to turn it up to eleven and add some patch work look to it.



I love how the embroidery turned out.    
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2011 07:14:52 AM »

Wow.  That must have taken some time and patience.

I guess since it's blackout fabric, you don't get a reverse/negative effect at night when the lamp is on?
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2011 09:00:27 AM »

that looks great! can anyone cue me in on blackout fabric?
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2011 09:47:25 AM »

This is why I love craftster. It never occured to me to personalize/decorate a lampshade in that way. The embroidery is just beautiful.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2011 01:24:02 PM »

The embroidery is simply awesome!  Love this
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2011 01:27:31 PM »

I love it .. i wish i had a lamp like that in my house .. awesome
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2011 03:41:33 PM »

Wow, fantastic!  That embroidery is crazy, you did a wonderful job!
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