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« on: January 05, 2012 09:21:30 AM »

Found these designs in the Hoop Love group on Flickr and couldn't resist stitching them.   There are more, but here are the first two.  They are both done with two strands.  I did the hen in backstitch and the rooster in stem stitch.  I really enjoy doing monochromatic pieces, but playing around with the stitches I use to give some texture to the piece.

This one of them dancing was the first one I stitched.  I am not happy with the rooster's eye or the music notes, but not unhappy enough with them to rip them out and re-do them.  I have decided that from now on I will stitch eyes separately with their own thread, so that if I decide to rip them out it'll be easy to do.  These napkins are just for household use and not a gift, so I decided to live with the imperfections.
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2012 09:56:20 AM »

Really cute, and I love the colors!

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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2012 10:31:32 AM »

Super cute.
Ticks loads of boxes for me... Chickens love, red love, vintage patterns love Grin

« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2012 10:34:41 AM »

aww this is cute!
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2012 10:35:03 AM »

Awww! I love chickens and these are just too cute.

« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2012 07:37:07 AM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2012 10:23:33 AM »

Very cute! I love the yellow on red.

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