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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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