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« on: May 31, 2006 01:55:08 PM »

http://static.flickr.com/52/156624638_8edeb724b1_m.jpg
I drew this in my sketchbook one day, and turned it into this:
http://static.flickr.com/76/156624636_3655d51730.jpg
the drawing is about 2 inches tall, the embroidery is about 10. it changed some when I redrew it bigger, but I like how it turned out. I'll probably do more like this. great way to use those crazy stream of consciousness doodles!
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2006 02:05:36 PM »

that is really awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2006 02:09:57 PM »

That rocks! You should frame it and hang it on the wall! It would also make a great pillow face.  You could back it with some soft brown or pink fabric.

What do you plan to do with it?
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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2006 02:14:24 PM »

What a cute drawing! It looks even better in embroidery. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2006 02:19:19 PM »

that's beautiful, and a great idea!  i will always be blown away by embroidery.
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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2006 02:44:18 PM »

Beautiful work as always!  I like the fact that you show your sketch and your finished piece. So many embroiderers or soon to be embroiderers are interested in the steps.  It's good to see how ideas come up and then are executed.




My paintings and embroidery at:    www.andreazuill.com
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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2006 08:25:00 PM »

this is amazing.  You are very talented.
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« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2006 09:25:27 PM »

I love it! Your color choices are beautiful.
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2006 07:20:54 AM »

thank you everybody! I am pleased with how it turned out.

PinkyK: I stretched it on a canvas frame, like I did with this one:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=90706.0
I'm going to hang it on the wall. Smiley

If anyone else tries this, please post the results! I'd love to see yours!
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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2006 07:25:32 AM »

Wow! I love the colors! That is going to look great on your wall.
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