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« on: May 20, 2012 04:54:16 PM »

I am doing a tea towel swap with several friends and stitched this up for a friend who loves baking and sprinkles. She is tinted with crayons. There were several times that I got mad at the stitches I took them out twice.

Vintage tinted embroidery by kittykill, on Flickr
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2012 05:27:57 PM »

I love the lady's curly-cue Grin
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2012 06:08:18 PM »

Wow! I love, love, love this! I am so jealous, I would love to receive this. But alas, I do not embroider - yet. Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2012 07:59:13 PM »

Well, you sure showed the stitches what's what, because the stitches on this are flawless.
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2012 07:59:36 PM »

so cute, love the way you did her dress and that little cake is too cute!
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2012 10:22:39 AM »

I just can't get over how perfect your stitches are in every project. I AM A FAILURE!! Cheesy This is gorgeous.
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2012 10:31:02 AM »

Oh you guys! Thank you for the sweet words!
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« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2012 12:34:11 PM »

That is some gorgeous work!  This might be a goofy question, but...will the crayon tinting stay put through repeated washings?  I've done it before, but only on decorative (as opposed to practical) pieces.
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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2012 12:35:42 PM »

It will-Usually I will do a light ironing to "set" the color and then after that it will be fine. The tinting is so light that it won't get waxy but will set in more.
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« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2012 11:48:56 AM »

Absolutely perfect little stitches. This is very sweet looking!
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