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« on: July 07, 2012 06:34:02 AM »

I thought it would be fun to combine some screen printing with embroidery and this is the result!



I used a mixture of techniques - split stitch, french knots and satin stitch.



know i need to work on keeping my satin stitches neater  Embarrassed



My fav bit is the french knot craters



would love some feedback as I'm still new to this embrodery game Smiley

if you're interested there are more pics on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012 06:45:19 AM »

No tips here, I am not a good embroider myself!

Just wanted to compliment you! It is a good idea and I like the result.
This way you create texture, which makes it very interesting and more exciting!


And I think your stitching and embroidery looks fine  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012 07:07:49 AM »

I saw your sneak peek on your blog and the final project is so much cooler! I actually was envying your satin stitch, I thought it looked rather neat  Cheesy I need to make some more screens to do more silkscreening!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012 07:52:30 AM »

I'm not typically a fan of embroidry, but your hoop is great!
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2012 08:32:21 AM »

It looks awesome!  Love the original fabric you chose and I love the amount of embroidery you did.  The satin stitch looks good from these pictures.
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012 11:10:21 AM »

I love the textural details with the two mediums!  It's a beautiful piece.
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012 01:57:58 PM »

Yep this is awesome, keep doing more is my advice  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2012 06:31:46 PM »

Wow, I love how the two mediums work together there. Makes for interesting textures and I really like the overall effect. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2012 01:31:12 AM »

Beautiful - lovely effects combined very well to make a great hoop.
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« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2012 03:57:47 AM »

wow i'm really blown away by everyone's comments! thank you  Grin
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