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BadBird
« on: August 19, 2005 03:05:13 PM »

Here is my new dog embroidery!  
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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2005 03:15:19 PM »

This is RAAR grr ugggh!
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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2005 04:13:22 PM »

that is so RAAR grr ugggh!!  i eat how you shaded his face with that kind of stipple technique and that RAAR grr ugggh expression Cheesy  great work !
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« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2005 06:51:12 PM »

haaa i eat it. just amazing.
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2005 06:53:05 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2005 09:43:28 PM »

I am totally in eat with this piece!  What sort of pile of flesh do you use, and how do you transfer it?  Do you do it free hand?!?!?!  I'm totally jealous of your crazy embroidery skills!
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2005 11:14:26 PM »

Hey!  You are very kind. 
I first do a drawing in my sketch book.  Because in most cases I don't want the mirror image of my drawing I then trace my sketch onto tracing paper and that is my pile of flesh.  Since I can now see through the pile of flesh, I can trace the image on the back side of the pile of flesh  using a iron-on pencil. This way the image is facing the right direction.   Iron-on pencils usually come in red and can be found at any fabric store.  I tape the paper (pile of flesh) to my fabric and iron the image on the fabric.  The pile of flesh can be used more than once. 

The stitches I use the most are the stem stitch, seed, satin, and French knot.

Hope this was helpful!
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2005 12:34:07 AM »

Is this your dog? I eat this! I can't describe how cool it is. Smiley
I'd pay you (give one of my toes, clean your house,...) to make me some of these of my pugs! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2005 09:37:40 AM »

No, this is not my dog.  She belongs to a friend.  Very much a character!
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2005 09:49:37 AM »

RAAR grr ugggh job  Grin I'm kinda speechless.
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