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« on: April 16, 2012 08:10:14 PM »

I embroidered this lovely lady to donate to my local arts center, who is having a fun 50s themed benefit. My embroidery will be an item in their silent auction. It took me forever so i hope it fetches a good price! I had a little problem with the fabric puckering a bit in one spot, and now when i look at this that is ALL i notice. Grrrrrrr! But maybe thats just me being anal, hopefully not many people will notice....



Oh and i got the stencil image from a google search for Marilyn Monroe.




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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012 08:13:10 PM »

That is stunning, impeccable work! You can definitely tell the time you put into it, beautiful.
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012 12:20:38 AM »

Wow! I can't even see the stitching. Great job and don't worry. As popular as Marilyn Monroe is, I'm sure it will fetch a good price.Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2012 12:53:54 AM »

It is perfect! I looked hard and can't see any fault in it. Its only due to you knowing about it, thats why it stands out so much!
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012 05:45:22 AM »

thanks so much you guys!
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2012 09:47:18 AM »

Lovely work!  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012 06:19:42 AM »

I didn't even notice. I had to look at it several times because I thought you cut it out with felt. It turned out amazing!
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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2012 06:53:28 AM »

i know, i think i need a new camera, or just some better photography skills! you can never see the details of the stitching in my pics. kind of frustrating when you put so much time into your work, then you cant get a decent pic to show it off Sad   but at least in person you can tell . even my boyfriend took a look at it after i had been stitching for hours and said- woah, thats a lot of stitches.......    haha!
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2012 07:02:55 AM »

I suck at taking pictures but this is seriously awesome. No pucker at all, that's why I thought it was felt. The lines and stitching are so clean. Seriously awesome stitching! Her dress/clothing part is rad.
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« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2012 07:49:47 PM »

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