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« on: September 24, 2012 08:21:55 AM »

Just a little project to welcome cooler weather which means fire pits!  When it's 100 degrees even at night here in Las Vegas, you look forward to the fall when you can light a fire and cuddle. Wink  This is an Urban Threads pattern from their year wheel series.




Lots of close ups.  Wink




This one ended up sideways. LOL!


The stitches used for this project were, satin, chain, running, and french knots.
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« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2012 09:33:35 AM »

Gorgeous ans so beautifully stitched. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2012 10:19:49 AM »

Hi,

Beautiful! Your filling stiches are so regular. This is something I really struggle with. What kind of thread did you use? It looks like it might be cotton, rather than the 6 ply embroidery floss.

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« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2012 04:27:37 PM »

Thanks!

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Beautiful! Your filling stiches are so regular. This is something I really struggle with. What kind of thread did you use? It looks like it might be cotton, rather than the 6 ply embroidery floss.

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To answer your question: I used just plain old DMC floss.  When I'm doing fill stitches, I use the sharpest, smallest needle I'm comfortable with (quilter sharps usually) and then only 2 strands of floss.  It seems to lay flatter and come out more even that way.  For me anyway. Wink

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Beautiful.
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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2012 09:40:03 PM »

Thank You! Grin
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2012 09:06:30 PM »

Check out this and other awesmoe entries in the Prudent Baby embroidery contest and vote for your favorite! (doesn't even have to be one of mine Wink)
 http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=190090
 If that link doesnt work try this one !
 http://prudentbaby.com/2012/09/whats-hot/borderline-brilliant-contest-brother-pe500-personal-embroidery-system/
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