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Topic: Hungarian "irasos" embroidery  (Read 3064 times)
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FluidMoon
« on: March 28, 2013 07:19:15 AM »

This type of embroidery is traditionally red, blue or white, but I wanted something different. So I used this color Smiley The motifs and the stitches are from an area of Transylvania called Kalotaszeg.

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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2013 07:40:32 AM »

it's quite lovely!  I do like it in that subtle color!
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2013 09:25:02 AM »

Beautiful work.
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2013 09:30:23 AM »

It is very beautiful. What kind of stitches did you use?
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2013 09:43:26 AM »

I think chain stitch is the name Smiley I learned as kid, but never "named" the stiches
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2013 10:03:15 AM »

Wow!  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2013 01:16:27 PM »

Wow! That is beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2013 01:42:17 PM »

Very impressive! I love it!
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2013 02:52:41 AM »

Gorgeous!  Great choice of color too.  Smiley  It looks so delicate and lovely.
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« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2013 09:30:05 AM »

thank you guys!

here is another one, this time with the "traditional red" color
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