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« on: June 18, 2013 07:50:14 AM »

For the Summer Nerd Games June Multimedia challenge I did this embroidery inspired by “Lover’s Eye” jewelry from the Georgian period.  If the eye was surrounded by blue or clouds it meant the subject was deceased.   

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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2013 08:20:31 AM »

This is absolutely breathtaking! Just amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2013 10:31:41 AM »

Thank you!   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2013 10:41:11 AM »

It is beautiful!
Such neat stitching too.
And I love how you used a historic subject.
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2013 10:47:58 AM »

Fantastic work!
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2013 11:30:08 AM »

Beautiful work!
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2013 11:52:55 AM »

Thank you.  My stitching is getting neater compared to the earlier pieces.  It's hard for me to learn this discipline!   Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2013 04:11:18 PM »

Amazing!  Your stitching is stunning.
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« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2013 05:02:32 PM »

Thanks!  Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2013 08:19:59 PM »

Not only an incredibly amazing piece of needlework, I love the colors and realism of the piece and the framing is awesome, but I learned something as well. Simply stunning.
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« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2013 05:00:58 AM »

Thank you!  Smiley

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« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2013 05:49:59 AM »

Beautiful Work!
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« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2013 07:39:47 AM »

This is lovely. You are a painter with floss!
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« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2013 10:17:16 AM »

Wow, beautiful, and so realistic.
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« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2013 10:33:59 AM »

Thank you so much.   Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2013 06:48:09 PM »

Beautiful! I can't wait to see what you stitch up next.
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« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2013 06:26:36 AM »

Thanks!   Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2013 02:05:10 PM »

I love how textured it looks and the pearls are such a nice simple touch!
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« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2013 06:50:49 PM »

Thank you!  Smiley

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« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2013 10:16:24 AM »

This is pretty incredible and beautiful. Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: June 25, 2013 11:56:55 AM »

wow! totally awsome! i clicked this rocks!  Grin
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« Reply #21 on: June 25, 2013 01:45:02 PM »

Oh my god, this is fantastic! The detail on the eye, especially to be embroidered, is amazing!
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« Reply #22 on: June 25, 2013 02:35:18 PM »

Thank you all so much!  I really enjoyed working on this one.  I originally chose the subject for practice doing realistic eyes so I can do better embroidered portraits in the future.
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This is simply gorgeous. So unique. And I adore the story behind it, too.
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« Reply #24 on: June 26, 2013 02:23:33 PM »

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« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2013 06:03:59 PM »

Awesome challenge, and beautiful embroidery work! Stunning.
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« Reply #26 on: June 27, 2013 03:00:25 AM »

Wow, thats really beautiful.  How big is it?
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« Reply #27 on: June 27, 2013 05:29:37 AM »

Thank you!  It's about 4 inches in diameter. 
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« Reply #29 on: June 28, 2013 12:51:49 PM »

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« Reply #30 on: July 10, 2013 07:17:18 AM »

This is absolutely stunning!! I can't even handle the amazingness!!

I am so envious of your stitching skills, so artistic and realistic and beautiful!!
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« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2013 10:49:05 AM »

Thank you so much!   Cheesy
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« Reply #33 on: July 21, 2013 05:48:10 AM »

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Oh WOW! Holy cow. This is amazing! I bet this took forever.
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« Reply #35 on: September 08, 2013 12:06:04 PM »

Thank you!  It took a long time mostly because I didn't know what I was doing.  I'm getting a little faster...  Smiley
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Breathtaking! I can't get over the detail and how realistic it looks! Great job!
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Thank you very much!   Smiley
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