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Topic: My first hoop - Unicorn/Lady Gaga theme - Picture heavy  (Read 2224 times)
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« on: April 19, 2012 05:04:36 PM »

This is my first hoop.  I've done some embroidery before though (not much.)  I learned that metallic thread is a PITA and that I suck at taking pictures (some of these are Cell, some are digicam.) I was heavily inspired by the work of loveandasandwich

Completed hoop (photo by PrettyR4veGirl - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=406825.30;topicseen )



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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012 05:38:39 PM »

Oh wow! I love it!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012 05:52:39 PM »

Looptastic! haha Very nice job. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2012 06:53:23 AM »

That came out so beautifully Smiley Wonderful job.
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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2012 09:06:10 AM »

Thanks everyone!  Looking at the pics, I can see a bunch of mistakes! LOL. Also, it didn't photograph well but the highlights in the mane and tail are done w/ metallic thread.
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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2012 09:15:05 AM »

I love it!  Sparkly thread may be obnoxious, but it does yield lovely results!
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012 06:11:19 AM »

Looks great! Love all the textures and yes, metallic thread is a pain in the butt!
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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2012 05:52:19 AM »

Thanks!  I learned about working w/ metallic thread in the process (and through the googles).  I'm thinking of writing up a post on it.   

Thanks for looking everyone, and con crit is appreciated!
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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2012 12:57:08 PM »

That's awesome!!! Your unicorn looks fab and I love the background fabric Smiley  Man, I totally hate having to work with metallic thread!! Such a massive pain!!
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