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« on: November 14, 2011 03:02:53 PM »

Okay.. so there isn't a whole lot of power going on here since it's just one flower lol... but here's my attempt at embroidering a flower. This will later be put on an apron that I am going to make for my grandma for Christmas.  I still have a little over a month to go. phew!

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« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2011 03:09:48 PM »

It's a lovely flower.
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« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2011 03:39:27 PM »

nice job!  I love the look of satin stitch, but I'm not very good at it. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2011 02:47:30 PM »

Wonderful work. Your satin stitch looks great.
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It has almost a stained glass effect with that outline, I really like it!
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« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2011 03:26:45 PM »

aww... thank you all for the compliments. I remember my aunts trying to teach me how to embroider as a kid... it wasn't pretty. Glad this one came out and is now on an apron ( i used a blanket stitch to put it on... that didn't look too pretty)... and am now awaiting to give it to my grandma for christmas. I'm excited to see her face Grin

p.s. these compliments have inspired me to give embroidery another chance in my life hehe
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2011 07:20:47 AM »

You should totally give embroidery another chance! I love the satin stitch (which I suck at) and like experiment said, the stained glass effect is really nice. Did you photograph the apron to post? I'm curious!
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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2011 09:43:03 AM »

That looks lovely Smiley  You should definitely give embroidery another chance!!  Your stitching looks great Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2011 10:50:54 AM »

Thank you! Thank You!! I did decide to give embroidery another chance and will post that up soon after i respond.

jexxican ... i just posted the apron thanks to you reminding me =) haha... they're not the best pics but hopefully after christmas i'll have a great shot of my grandma wearing it
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« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2012 02:53:11 PM »

very bold and very pretty Smiley
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