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« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2012 09:13:52 PM »

That's so cool!! Gotta love Firefly.
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« Reply #11 on: September 29, 2012 11:57:29 AM »

love the galaxy you created, it looks fantastic.

Any tips for doing the painting? 
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« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2012 02:59:31 PM »


Any tips for doing the painting? 

 I used acrylic paint because I didn't think this would be washed. Unfortunately, this made it hard to stitch in some places- especially where I had built up quite a few layers. I used mostly blues and purples in this piece and created depth using white and black paint. It took me a while to blend everything and get the look I wanted.  Just keep playing with the paint until you get the look you want

I also used an old tooth brush to splatter the fabric to make the "stars".
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« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2012 11:50:25 PM »

Beautiful galaxy, and love the Firefly reference!
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« Reply #14 on: September 30, 2012 07:06:06 AM »

Fabulous!
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« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2012 08:36:04 AM »

This is awesome Smiley Love Galaxy fabric!
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« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2012 07:03:21 PM »

I love Firefly, and your 'verse fabric is beautiful!
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« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2012 07:04:31 PM »

p.s. Now you've been pinned twice!
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« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2012 10:19:31 PM »

It ia a wonderful piece and looks even better in person!
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« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2012 11:07:29 PM »

p.s. Now you've been pinned twice!

Whooo Hoo!!!!

Thank you guys for all of the kind words- I appreciate everyone of them.

I was also super pumped to see my little embroidery featured on Whedonesque.com. Totally made my week :-)
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