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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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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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