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Topic: TAST and Embroidered Diary Project  (Read 882 times)
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« on: April 14, 2012 10:25:20 AM »

So I've been working on learning more stitches by taking part in the TAST 2012 over at pintangle.  I joined late, so I'm playing catch-up each week by doing the current week and a previous one at the same time.  Instead of making samplers, I decided to learn by stitching up an embroidered diary entry each week to incorporate that week's TAST stitch.  Two finished and I'm about to start my third in the next couple of days.

I wanted to upload pics here, but my photos all turned out to be HUGE (4MB in some cases), so I hope you don't mind if I just post a couple on here and add links to my tumblr, where there's more detail?

Here's my entry for week ending 1st April 2012, which incorporated stitches for TAST weeks 2 and 14.  It also includes shisha, beads and a variety of other stitches.

Tumblr link with more pics here:  http://uristmcdorf.tumblr.com/post/20463952843/woo-finished-well-okay-so-the-embroidery-part

And here's the most recently finished piece for TAST weeks 3 and 15

Tumblr link with more pics here: http://uristmcdorf.tumblr.com/post/21083954164/apologies-for-the-variable-picture-quality-i
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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2012 11:03:14 AM »

Thats really fab, I love it, what a great idea doing a diary
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2012 11:17:52 AM »

That really cool! I like all the plant-looking stitches in the first pic. Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2012 11:49:06 AM »

I love these "pages".  wonderful way to do TAST!

« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2012 02:01:21 PM »

This is fantastic. Beautiful stitches, great textures. 


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« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2012 08:42:48 AM »

Thanks guys!  I'm having a lot of fun with it - the pages are surprisingly quick to do, too!
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012 06:23:53 AM »

First off, your stitching is so great and second, an embroidery diary-I am in serious heaven right now. That is so brilliant!

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