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« on: June 10, 2012 06:10:49 PM »

I'm in a tea towel swap with some friends and am stitching Bigfoot on all there towels.  I just finished my 4th and here it is!  I wanted to have him in a bowler hat and a monocle, but couldn't figure out the final touch. The towel arrived to me with a light stain on one corner and then had my own embarrassing public mustard-on-chin experience last week and a Bigfoot stitch was born.



Here's a close up of his dribbled upon chin (and his monocle chain):



An angle shot to show some of the texture:



I used a lot of split stitch which I hadn't done before and I'm pretty sure I like it for filling.  There's also some satin, back, random and chain stitch.
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2012 06:15:31 PM »

I absolutly love the hat!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012 06:36:11 PM »

This is absolutely brilliant! I just love it!
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2012 07:12:38 PM »

I absolutly love the hat!
Thank you!  That's my version of a bowler without actually looking at a reference of a bowler.  :\

This is absolutely brilliant! I just love it!

Thanks, dollface!  I struggled with how to customize this one and then TING had a light bulb moment.
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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2012 09:40:07 AM »

Hah he looks so grumpy and cute! I love this. The stitching is really beautifully done, too.
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2012 10:49:22 AM »

Hah he looks so grumpy and cute! I love this. The stitching is really beautifully done, too.

Aw, thanks!  He's not grumpy, that's just how his face is.   Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2012 06:23:03 AM »

I was so happy to see a new bigfoot on the board today! Every one I see I think is the best one yet, but you keep topping yourself. A derby hat and monocle, how awesome! And the mustard on his chin is the perfect counterpoint. I don't know how many more of these you have to go but I'm loving them. You got some lucky recipients.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2012 11:44:14 AM »

I was so happy to see a new bigfoot on the board today! Every one I see I think is the best one yet, but you keep topping yourself. A derby hat and monocle, how awesome! And the mustard on his chin is the perfect counterpoint. I don't know how many more of these you have to go but I'm loving them. You got some lucky recipients.  Smiley

Thanks you SOOOO much!  I have 6 more to go!
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2012 09:15:09 PM »

Yay! Six more! I'll be keeping an eye out for them.

When you're all done you should do a retrospective post with all of them together.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2012 07:16:29 AM »

Yay! Six more! I'll be keeping an eye out for them.

When you're all done you should do a retrospective post with all of them together.  Smiley

Thank you so much; that's so sweet and so nice to hear!

I had planned on making a "collage" with the images for flickr, so perhaps I'll post here, too.
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