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61  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Tote Bag Swap (SIGNUP CLOSED PARTNERS SENT ; MAIL BY 6/30/05). on: June 30, 2005 04:29:55 AM
My partner received mine, and I should be getting mine next week.  Woo-hoo!

Jen, would it be possible for me to get my positive feedback so I can signup for another swap?  I'm addicted already!

62  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: little deer and ghost birds on: June 27, 2005 06:59:07 AM
Just chiming in to say I love it as well!!
63  NEEDLEWORK / Sublime Stitching Embroidery / Re: Transfering onto Dark Fabrics on: June 26, 2005 12:46:44 PM
cool!  i like your new avatar jenny.  definitely will try tranfer paper!
64  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: *heart* Tamagotchi's on: June 24, 2005 07:55:19 AM
I love them!  Really nicely done.

Is that craft felt or wool felt? 
65  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Pillowcase Overkill (Image Heavy!) on: June 22, 2005 01:03:43 PM
What an amazing gift!  I could never sleep on something so beautiful though-have your friends received it yet?  Did they love it?
66  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: embroidered Eels "I Like Birds" shirt on: June 22, 2005 05:52:03 AM
That is fantastic!  I love that song, but I love your embroidery more.

I think I even have that same shirt from Old Navy, but in green.
67  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Coloring Book Pattern... on: June 20, 2005 05:39:04 PM
Oooh, I love it!
68  NEEDLEWORK / Sublime Stitching Embroidery / Re: need help! embroidering on t-shirt material... going mad... on: June 14, 2005 05:24:27 PM
Wednesday have you ever tried it without any stabilizer?  I embroider onesies often and I don't use any stabilizer, and it works for me fine.  I think everyone has their own tricks and things that work for them, sometimes you just have to try a few to get the hang of it. 
69  NEEDLEWORK / Sublime Stitching Embroidery / Re: Newbie with a question..... on: June 14, 2005 06:41:34 AM
I suppose everyone does this a little differently, but I think the answer also depends on what the final product will be used as.  For example, if I am embroidering the outside of a bag that has lining, I don't mind the back of the work being a bit more messy since it will get covered up.  But if I am stitching a onesie or a tea towel, I try to be mindful and not stretch the floss too far since it will show on the other side. Also if you are stitching with dark colors on light fabrics, you may want to trim between objects in your design so you don't have tell tale lines.

I try to plan my stitching so that I waste as little thread as possible.  Another tip is if you don't want to trim your floss you can stitch some of it through the back side of other stitches, that way you can travel without having the unsightly lines...

I think Jenny posted the back of some of here embroidery somewhere, try searching for it in this forum.

Good luck!
70  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Old Navy Embroidered Tank on: June 13, 2005 12:36:01 PM
That is beyoooo-tiful!  Did you create the design yourself??
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