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« on: April 25, 2010 12:53:47 PM »

My friend Betsy donated a couple of shirts to my materials stash.  They were brand new but a family member had sent them to her and she didnt really think the style suited her.  This bright yellow shirt caught my eye immediately and I knew what I wanted to embroider on it.

The colour of the shirt made me think of sunflowers and twisting vines.  I envisioned a large sunflower on the front with vines crawling away from it along the neckline.  The shape of the sleeves leaves a nice drape, so I added smaller flowers here.  I chose a simple colour pallet to realise my design in, only yellows, oranges, greens and browns.  Once I had finished the hand embroidery I added green glass beads from New York to add texture to the piece.


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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010 11:22:24 AM »

You did a wonderful job!
And the yellow colour suits you well too.

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2010 04:48:36 AM »

It looks great!

« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2010 07:29:51 PM »

I wish I could wear yellow.  Sad This looks great!!
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