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91  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Interpol embroidery! on: August 09, 2005 02:17:38 PM
i love it and i want to see those dolls. Grin Grin Grin
I'm working on that Paul Banks one right now.. I'll post some pictures of the Carlos doll when I find them. Grin

hehe! I think it turned out nicely. that's him in your avatar, no?
Yes, it is! That's from when I met the band because of the doll. Carlos loved it and said he was "flattered" and would love to meet me. He also said that it looked like a South Park character.. o.O

Is Paul Banks next?  I've been thinking about making something Interpolish for my best friend who LOVES them, but without a pattern I'm pretty sure I can't.  Was it difficult?
He'll be next after I finish the Paul doll (the doll's name is "Big Pimpin' Bankies"..). It wasn't that hard at all.. I just took a picture of him, line-vectored it, then traced that onto the pillow. It was really easy after I was finished vectoring him.. And I didn't really mean for it to become an embroidery project. So it was very easy. Grin

And thank you all for the nice comments! Cheesy
92  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Interpol embroidery! on: August 08, 2005 02:44:57 PM
Before you read this, keep in mine that I mostly sew purses, wallets, and stuff like that.. I'm not much of an embroidery person.

I started embroidery a while ago, and as my first project, I decided to embroider the face of my favorite member of the band Interpol onto a plain white pillow that I made. Please note, I made this a couple months ago, but finally got around to posting it.. I need to go back and snip a few threads that you can see underneath..



It's Carlos! I know he's faceless, but that's because I don't do eyes/noses/mouths so well..

I really want to give it to him, but I think he would be scared to receive a pillow with his face on it.. and I already gave him a hand-sewn doll, so that should be enough for now.

I plan on doing the rest of the band when I get more time..

Feedback, anyone?
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