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« on: February 13, 2013 08:55:13 AM »

Supernatural is a new obsession of mine, especially Castiel.
and while I'm in the planning stages of a Supernatural Quilt, I thought I'd do some embroidery to pass the time.



I think I will make a Dean Winchester one, so they can hang side by side on my wall. <3
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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2013 09:02:18 AM »

Oh how cute! His hair is stunning! Did you use a variegated thread or several different shades of brown?
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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2013 09:19:24 AM »

Oh how cute! His hair is stunning! Did you use a variegated thread or several different shades of brown?

Thanks!!  I used 3 different shades of brown. I start with the darkest and block in his hair, then fill in the gaps with the middle shade, and then add some highlights with the lightest.  I've found it easier to control the look that way.
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2013 10:02:38 AM »

I love it so much!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2013 05:38:17 AM »

This is great! I love how you gave the piece so much texture.
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2013 09:35:13 AM »

This is great! I love how you gave the piece so much texture.

Thank you! stitching hair is one of my favorite things!   and I'm thinking about going back and using a darker gray to define the feathers a bit more... we'll see.
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013 12:16:32 AM »

Aw, cute Cas! Cas and Supernatural are also a new obsession of mine.
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2013 11:20:53 PM »

I recognized Cas right off from the little preview picture!  AWESOME work!
His hair is so fantastic, plus all of the texture in the wings along with the trench coat stitching... it really works!

I can't wait to see how your Supernatural quilt comes out, it's such a great show. 
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