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LadyMearle
« on: August 28, 2011 04:57:34 AM »


These were such fun to stitch - a really enjoyable little project.
Stitches used: Backstitch, satin stitch and french knots.



Three little moths happily perched on some tea dyed calico.



Detail of the lower moths.



And again.



The top moth.



The back - which I'm strangely proud of  Cheesy



And drawn out all ready to stitch.

I didn't reference any particular moth for these - I searched google to look at the basic moth shape, then added my own colours and patterns to them.






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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2011 06:20:00 AM »

Those are such beautiful moths.  You have captured their soft furry-ness so well.  I want to stroke them!  I particularly love the black and white one.
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2011 10:45:08 AM »

Pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2011 09:57:40 AM »

lol, I'm afraid of moths like some ppl are afraid of spiders and these are creeping me out, so they must be good Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2011 11:58:46 AM »

Those look so real!  The colors and details are great, and I'm sure I would mistake them for the real thing if I saw them.
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2011 02:14:21 PM »

Those are so neat. I love all the textures.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011 03:53:38 PM »

I love these, they look so cool Smiley
I'm trying to figure out what stitch you used for the... neck? fuzzies
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2011 05:31:22 PM »

Hey - Thanks for all the comments!

Kitsune-Tearz ... For the fuzzy bits I just used lots of french knots stitched close together  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011 06:54:34 AM »

ah, that makes sense... i keep coming back to look at these just because i wanted to figure out how you'd done it lol
thanks for telling me, I love these, and think they look awesome
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2011 09:58:54 AM »

Very beautiful!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2011 04:11:55 AM »

this is so pretty!
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« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2011 04:14:01 PM »

The various textures you achieved are all fantastic! Despite the fact that I'm not much of a moth-lover, I LOVE this design Smiley.
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