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« on: April 27, 2008 09:08:25 AM »



This was a birthday gift for my mom's birthday in February, umm, it took me a little longer than the month of February to finish.  In fact, I finished it last week Embarrassed  Since the frame was sort of a non-typical size, I had to cut the mat for it myself, so it's off, but I still like how it turned out and though my mom's super picky and will notice it, I don't think many others will.  It does feel a bit naked with the white space between the flower girl and dancers, but I got tired and just wanted it finished, and to keep myself from taking it out of the frame and adding more to it, I papered the back too Smiley











I think I wrote slightly more about it on my blog if you're interested.  Thanks for looking!

eta- the pattern that I used is the mexicana motifs from the patternbee (http://www.patternbee.com/RE7111.html) on the page for this design she gives the pattern history as a reproduction from a 1940's newspaper.
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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2008 09:18:29 AM »

That's fantastic!  A charming image, nicely executed. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2008 09:18:53 AM »

omg! That is awesome!  *amazed by the details!* Cheesy You did such an awesome job, and I didn't really notice the space between the flower girl and dancer till you pointed it out! lol
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2008 09:21:06 AM »

It looks fabulous ! I am sure your mom will love it !

May I ask where you find that design? Or did you do it yourself?
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2008 09:28:12 AM »

It's really lovely! I really like how you made a scene and the space between the flower girl and other designs makes it look more like a real scene that's been reproduced in redwork.  She's the "wall flower" at the dance!
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2008 09:28:41 AM »

that is very nicely done. i really like how you used just the red.
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2008 09:30:44 AM »

Wow that is amazing.  Your stitching looks great.
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2008 09:31:09 AM »

That's a lovely composition. I love all the details you got in; even though it's all one color, it's very clear and precise.
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2008 09:35:26 AM »

It's beautiful!!  I love how you made it longwise like an actual scene!  You've got one lucky mom!
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2008 09:38:50 AM »

It's beautiful!
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