A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,795
Currently Running With Scissors:
683 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 ... 18 19 [20] 21 22 ... 24
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ongoing Hoopla Round 6 Gallery & Discussion  (Read 38257 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 1420
Joined: 01-Jun-2007

Craft or Die \m/

View Profile WWW
« Reply #190 on: June 04, 2012 08:27:27 PM »

Holy moly the stumpwork bluejay is amazing!!! I don't know how it's done either but it is beautiful!

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters - Francisco Goya

Always willing to do personal swaps!
Instagram - jamietoohey
Serial Crafter
Offline Offline

Posts: 749
Joined: 13-Mar-2005

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #191 on: June 04, 2012 08:28:46 PM »

I don't know what stumpwork is and I can't stand blue jays, but that hoop is BEAUTIFUL! I honestly can't believe how much that looks like an actual blue jay (and I consider myself something of an authority, as I am accosted by them almost daily outside my apartment building). Nicely done!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6571
Joined: 19-Jan-2006

View Profile
« Reply #192 on: June 05, 2012 05:18:19 AM »

I mailed to Vixen72 quite awhile ago but she seems to have gone MIA so I thought I would post a picture of what I sent to her.  I seem to have this 'thing' lately for making letter hoops because I like to try out different patterns of solid color stitching.  This creation came from my own head and I'm fairly pleased with how it turned out.

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3226
Joined: 31-Dec-2008


View Profile
« Reply #193 on: June 05, 2012 05:48:52 AM »

The stumpwork is gorgeous!!! Amazing job Sewphie!

The dandelion was looking gorgeous as well - so disappointing to not have a finished shot of it Sad

I love that nevermore pattern at Urban threads! Nice rendition! someday I hope to do that one and their wordy bird design side by side.

Great D Cindy! If you are still in the mood to do patterned letters next round can you claim me for an S to match my K? I think that would be another nice side by side pairing Smiley

Speaking of next round - Life is very hectic for me and we still have some loose ends to tie up from round 6 (Looks like we will be needing a couple angels). Look for round 7 to open a bit later in the month.

« Reply #194 on: June 05, 2012 06:35:24 AM »

A lot of lovely hoops!
I've really liked all the variety of monograms/letters I've seen in these swaps.

I can't wrap my head around the stumpwork... it's really lovely!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1088
Joined: 26-Mar-2005

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #195 on: June 05, 2012 09:13:11 AM »

I LOVE that bluebird! It's so lifelike, it's amazing!

The name is Christy...Christy Angela
Offline Offline

Posts: 441
Joined: 02-Apr-2008

All are architects of fate... Longfellow

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #196 on: June 05, 2012 02:12:26 PM »

Oh my gosh I love love love the bitty birdie!!! Fabulous work!

Live Free...Craft Hard
My Pinterest http://pinterest.com/MyCuppaCoffee
« Reply #197 on: June 05, 2012 08:32:36 PM »

such a vast array of talents! :-D

"i am a batshit genius scientist prophet goddess...
and i will be free..."
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2325
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

Addicted to Amigurumi, and afghans!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #198 on: June 06, 2012 01:04:53 PM »

The stump work bird is gorgeous!! I also have no idea how to do it.. Is it on a machine? Love the letter D. May have to add letters to my list next round! Sign ups later in the month is great for me! My brother comes into town next week and is staying for two weeks so I have to take a swap break myself! Been loving this gallery and my first time swapping hoops!
Offline Offline

Posts: 679
Joined: 30-Jul-2007

embroidery addict

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #199 on: June 06, 2012 02:01:45 PM »

Thankyou all for the compliments on the stumpwork bluejay. For those that are interested it is an embroidered slip- this means you hand embroider the body of the bird on a piece of fabric then cut it out leaving a half cm border. You then applique that onto your background tucking the border under as you go, using small stab stitches leaving a small opening for stuffing. I then stuffed it using toy stuffing and stiched it closed before adding details (beak, crest, legs) and a line of stem stitch around the outside to hide the stab stitches. Does that make sense?
 Brilliant tutorial here: http://theflossbox.blogspot.se/2012/02/embroidery-slips-tutorial.html

I love the blackwork style monogram- very striking

Like my stuff? Why don't you come visit sometime?
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 18 19 [20] 21 22 ... 24 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Design a Club Flyer - Xenofex Lightning Effect Filter Part 8/14
How to Design a Club Flyer - Layer Styles Custom Brushes Part 10/14
How to Design a Club Flyer - Finishing Up Part 14/14
How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop
How to Design a Club Flyer - Creating a Logo Part 6/14
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters
@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.