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« on: November 11, 2013 10:52:24 AM »

Here is my new creation, I didn't stictch for a very long time so it's very great joy I did this challenge.

The design is French Vintage (reassemble a bit, otherwise it was too large).

I used silk ribbons, wool, silk thead on linen. You can see more pictures on my blog. There the explanations are in French but if you do need them in English, please do tell me.


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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2013 11:39:10 AM »

Very pretty.  I love all the textures.

« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2013 12:50:55 PM »

Quite lovely! I have done this style embroidery before, too! Not exactly on linen. I think I used a cotton base, but this looks wonderful! And for members who have never tried to embroider with silk thread, or silk ribbons...give it a go! They are a smooth move! I recommend this for everyone who is learning to embroider. Nooooo tangles!

You have done a wonderful job. And I love your colors. And I don't mind a bit about the scale of things. I like the larger flowers. Who says they always have to be tiny? With the strong colors you have, they look good in this size.


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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2013 01:30:18 PM »

Such great texture! Those French knots are lovely, too. This is beautiful. You say you did this for a little pocket? What was it for?

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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2013 01:36:21 PM »

Beautiful!   Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2013 07:30:01 PM »

Truly beautiful stitching. I love how the flower petals curl at the ends.
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« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2013 10:51:22 AM »

The colours are just so pretty, fresh and joyful
I wish I was less timid when it comes to colour choices
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« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2013 02:37:20 PM »

I really love this! Great job. Colors are awesome. So cheery.

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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2014 03:12:34 PM »

Thanks a lot for the compliments !

Such great texture! Those French knots are lovely, too. This is beautiful. You say you did this for a little pocket? What was it for?

Actually, I made it to put make up or accessories. But it doesn't fit, I'm afraid it was not the best option.
So when I'll have time I'll transform it into an earring-holder, one that you can open and close with a small latch, and with hooks to put the earrings.

@stillatthetop : you right, ribbons are great for beginners, stitching goes so quick with them.

@dollbecky : before I was like you, and since I studied Indian Embroidery, zardosi, I dare more with colours. And to see how it will go before to stitch, I visualise my colour Wheel and see where they stand.
Now I always chose my colours before, and check them as I go along.... to really convey what I mean to.

Don't know if it's really clear.

« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2014 04:09:19 PM »

That is really, really pretty!
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