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meme555
« on: April 19, 2008 07:20:22 PM »


Back many years ago when I was in high school I made this--I just took pictures of it tonight. The butterfly is one that I copied off of a pair of overalls that my mom had. She embroidered the butterfly many years before I was born. I tried to do the same stitches she did. The overalls are in storage otherwise I'd show a picture of it for reference. It was my first try at embroidering. No one showed me how to do it--I just picked up a needle and thread and tried it out.
Let me know what you think please! Grin
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2008 08:20:44 PM »

wow it's great!!

PS: i have some things my mother embroidered in the 70's and it's so nice to re-find those things... i still like those styles so much...
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2008 08:25:33 PM »

Thanks! My mom's butterfly is from the 70s. I guess being crafty is in my blood so I pick up on things quickly. I want to get back into doing embroidery. I want to make this one into a patch.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2008 07:25:38 AM »

i think you did a great job! the colors are beautiful Smiley
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AuntKim
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2008 07:36:29 AM »

awesome job...and you have some hidden talents waiting to be unleashed!  you go, girl...get out the floss and needle and embroider!  and let us see your results, too!  A+ for you!   Smiley
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mymamma
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2008 01:28:26 PM »

I think it's beautiful.
I love all the different stitching that you used and the colors, really lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2008 01:50:22 PM »

Wow, that looks like it was fun to make. I really like all the colors.
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meme555
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2008 04:26:14 PM »

Thank you everyone! I have to get a hoop tomorrow since I don't remember where I put mine...probably in storage with my sewing machine Cry.
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