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« on: May 25, 2012 10:41:46 PM »

Completed, my first embroidery!
I took this vintage embroidery pattern and added to it and refined it.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/sewshesews/5336796427/in/pool-341081@N20



Stitches used include lazy daisies, back stitch, satin stitch, seed stitch, stem stitch, scallop stitch, and chain stitch.  (Chain stitch is the fill on the wing).





Since this is my first embroidery comments, criticisms and any thoughts would be much appreciated!

Also, if anyone wanted my "new and improved" version of the pattern I could probably sort something out!
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2012 02:36:23 AM »

looks beautiful! would love one of these on my wall  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2012 05:24:40 AM »

Your stitching is beautiful! I hope my first embroidery looks half as good as this!
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2012 05:33:31 AM »

Super cute! You are a natural!
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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2012 06:14:49 AM »

That is a gorgeous first piece of embroidery!  Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2012 10:37:56 AM »

WOW! I can't believe this is your 1st embroidery! Excellent job.
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2012 02:02:34 PM »

Thanks a bunch guys!  I'm glad you like it!  I guess technically I had done a bit of embroidery beforehand, I did a little bit of practice, and embroidered on a face mask.  But this was my first "proper" embroidery project, lol!  Still got a lot to learn and created plenty of messes Smiley
I'm looking forward to making another!
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« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2012 01:29:33 AM »

Loving owls right now and this is FANTASTIC!
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« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2012 07:50:19 PM »

Love love love this! <3
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« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2012 08:19:49 PM »

Very pretty!
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