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« on: April 26, 2012 01:41:00 PM »

So the end is nearly in sight for my viking garb, yippee!!  I still have some embroidery to finish but here is the finished embroidery for my woolen hood.  I love these endless knot patterns.
It's stitched on linen with silk embroidery thread, and then appliqued onto the woolen hood which is also lined with linen.  I think I'm just a bit in love with the gold silk I've used on this.




(It's now got all the visible seams stitched all the way around)

Shiny silk is shiny.


Oh how I love pretty Viking things Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012 02:25:18 PM »

Oh, thats gorgeous. So vivid and so very appropriate too. I like the spirals too.
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012 05:08:18 PM »

 Grin I'm such a dork. I saw the thumbnail for it and thought it was Gallifrey-ian.

It is very nice. I like the color combo.
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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012 06:54:07 AM »

Wow! Such amazing stitching. It's beautiful.
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