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Topic: Altered Photo Needlework Challenge: The wee sailor  (Read 1911 times)
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« on: March 06, 2013 09:34:29 AM »

Hi! Complete Craftster newbie in the house...and this is my first Craftster challenge! I found out about it over on Feeling Stitchy, and I wanted to join the fun.

This is a picture of my Mother-in-law when she was wee one in a little sailboat her father -an avid sailor - built for her. I printed it on sturdy cardstock and added the sun and color washes with watercolor pencils. I used 2 strands of floss for all the stitching.

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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013 09:47:20 AM »

This is just too sweet.  What a cute photo to begin with and then to add the stitches and color the way that you did, so great!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013 12:15:16 PM »

Very pretty, I like the added sun rays and water at the side of the boat.
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2013 02:22:19 PM »

So adorable and the stitching you did makes it an even greater treasure. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2013 12:48:04 PM »

Yahoo! Welcome! What a wonderful piece! Your stitching is so neat and clean.
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« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2013 02:32:21 PM »

How lovely, this is really sweet!

I think you chose a great picture to do this with and the simplicity works so well...
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013 08:37:01 AM »

What an adorable photo! This is so cute.
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« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2013 08:59:06 AM »

Thanks for the kind comments everyone!
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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2013 02:04:33 PM »

I love this!
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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2013 09:06:49 AM »

What a nice way to make a photo unique and more personal!  Love it!
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