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« on: January 13, 2012 09:17:21 AM »

I stitched this up for a New Year's Resolution vintage pattern stitchalong on Flickr.  I had a pretty good garden last year, but I think I can have a great one in 2012!  Grin  The pattern is an illustration from a vintage children's painting book provided by Q is for Quilter (she has a great collection and shares just about everything!).  I fused some reproduction fabrics onto my background for the girls dress and kerchief and stitched around it.  I tinted her skin, hair, and little bird friend with chalk.  This is an 8" hoop.







Questions and comments welcome!  Thanks for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012 09:33:22 AM »

I love this! Great job.
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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012 09:41:24 AM »

Your embroidery skills kick ass too Smiley.

I love everything about this. The use of fabric and chalk make it extra special.
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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012 10:35:15 AM »

This rocks!!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012 10:55:43 AM »

ha ha I love the sweet vintage image with the modern crude saying!

Your techniques are also nice--the shading, the use of cute fabrics, your embroidery...job well done!
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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012 10:57:59 AM »

I love this so much! It's perfect!
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2012 11:26:21 AM »

Super cute! I love the addition of the fabric and the saying!
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2012 11:32:53 AM »

This is grand, and so is your stitching.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2012 12:20:34 PM »

AWESOME
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« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2012 12:57:06 PM »

ha ha I love the sweet vintage image with the modern crude saying!

Me too!

This is so detailed/gorgeous!
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« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2012 12:06:51 PM »

Oh wow!  Thanks for all of the kind feedback.  Cheesy  I almost felt a little guilty stitching that little phrase on there with that sweet girl, but it definitely makes it more me.
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« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2012 02:48:03 PM »

I love your style Smiley Fabulous!
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« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2012 10:10:37 PM »

Love this! The colours are fun and bright and the fabric choices compliment the vintage style perfectly. Oh, and Q is for Quilter does share the best vintage illustrations. Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2012 06:34:44 AM »

This hoop kicks ass!  and ROCKS!
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« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2012 05:02:05 PM »

I love this! Great job and so fun!
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