A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 302,659
Currently Running With Scissors:
616 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: 'Some people say' Ironman embroidery  (Read 1211 times)
Tags for this thread: marvel_comics  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Faesissa
« on: June 07, 2012 04:02:52 AM »

This is half of a present for a friend of mine who has a birthday in a month (I actually finished a present for someone BEFORE their birthday!).

This friend is severely addicted to the Avengers so I asked her who her favourite character was which is a tie between Loki and Ironman (Loki is the second part of the present). I got the idea of using the quote 'Some people say the best weapon is one you never have to fire. I prefer the weapon you only have to fire once. That's how dad did it, that's how America does it' as it ties in all of my own personal thoughts about Tony Stark.

The only stitches used for this were satin stitch and back stitch. The satin stitch is used in many different angles which help to create depth (via the light) to the embroidery without needing to change colour.

Various in progress pictures:





I'm not completely happy with how the hoopless binding (tutorial I used) ended up looking but I'm sure my friend will appreciate it anyway.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Life is an artwork without an eraser.
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2012 03:14:39 PM »

Wow, that's a stunning piece, well done.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 33445
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012 05:55:01 AM »

Wow! Your satin stitch is amazing. Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Chocolate Mascarpone Grilled Cheese
How to Make the Ultimate Grilled Cheese
How to Make Bacon-Cheddar Stuffed Burgers
How to Make Sweet Mustard Barbecue Sauce
How to Make Sweet-and-Spicy Barbecue Sauce
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.