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« on: December 14, 2012 02:16:15 PM »

So my friend's mate is a really good illustrator and I contacted her behind his back to see if she'd help me out making him a Christmas present.

She drew this awesome picture of him and I embroidered it, all backstitch.

 The beauty of doing a collaboration like this is that I would never choose a picture with such a busy background normally as I don't like doing repetetive stitching but this looks really nice I think, I hope he loves it!

 Was a bit torn on whether to do the entire thing in black but opted for three different colours for the leaves to make it pop!

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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012 03:30:25 PM »

this is awesome!!!!!! great job Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2012 03:32:28 PM »

Are those skulls hiding in the leaves? Great job. It looks really nice.
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2012 03:39:04 PM »

I love it! I think going with the colors was a good choice.
It adds a lot of interest to the background.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2012 06:13:08 AM »

Very cool!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2012 06:19:34 PM »

Super-duper cool!!!
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