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« on: October 14, 2013 01:37:30 PM »


A pair of pillow cases were my entry for the embroidery section of our Needlecraft Guild annual competition earlier this year.  The theme was "Stars"

I was inspired by the geometric string art designs of my schooldays.    Since this involved counted thread work I used waste canvas to stitch them on the cotton pillowcases.

A few in-progress pictures

The white thread in the centre of some stars is DMC glow in the dark floss.
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2013 01:41:08 PM »

Oh wow - these are so pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2013 03:02:18 PM »

Wow! That is beautiful! I have such a love/hate with waste canvas.
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2013 12:58:37 AM »

It is very beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2013 01:30:50 PM »

These are very very pretty. I think they would match the walls in my new room. Oooh... ideas a' brewin!
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2013 08:49:30 PM »

Very nice. Keep up the good work.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2013 06:17:56 AM »

Many thanks for all the kind compliments.  I attach a pdf file of the graph paper diagrams I used  in case anyone wants to do something similar.
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