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« on: April 05, 2012 04:23:29 AM »

I made this using my own design.  It is a negative space embroidery made out of french knots entirely...  I am super happy with how it turned out!




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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2012 04:48:41 AM »

That must have taken forever! I love the texture that you've got and the rainbow shades.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012 06:01:47 AM »

Oh my, I can't imagine the amount of time that took to make!  Good job.
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2012 06:27:58 AM »

Wow that is alot of knots. So cool. you did a great job.
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2012 09:36:15 AM »

Whoa! My fingers hurt just thinking about all this work! It was worth it though, the texture and blending of colors is so neat. It looks like a painting!
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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2012 10:28:37 AM »

Thank you all for the compliments!  It took about two weeks to complete, but that's working around 5 kids and 2 dogs, and an almost full time job!  So if I could have dedicated more time but ...
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2012 10:46:52 AM »

Amazing job! I really love how it looks like a watercolor painting.
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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2012 06:34:52 AM »

So many French knots! It's wonderful!
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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2012 11:29:41 AM »

That's incredible!  It's been a while since I stitched, but French knots always made me see red.  I can't even imagine how on earth you had the patience for this!

It really does look amazing, though.  Great job, and kudos for the patience!
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