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Ladyblades
« on: August 11, 2010 10:08:39 AM »

This is a pillow I made for an Aids Ministries fundraiser and I had originally set out to make a purse but I wanted it to appeal to the men who were bidding so I made it from leather and a pillow. (there were more men than women going to attend)

The fabric parts are made from a silk boucle skirt that I repurposed. The embroidery is all rayon 40 weight and the buckle is an antique mother-of-pearl.

Here is a closeup of one of the embroideries.

This is the other embroidery. It is actually a quote by Edwin Hubbel Chapin.

The winning bidder paid $75 and was really happy! Others who were bidding against him want more. Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010 10:41:01 AM »

That is soo gorgeous! You're emboidary is amazing, I wish I had mad skills like that  Wink Awesome job!
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010 12:31:50 PM »

Ummm....WOW.

This is stunning! Such beautiful work and message!
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« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2010 05:33:51 PM »

Aw, shucks. Thanks!  Kiss
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2010 12:08:20 AM »

i love that it was for a fundraiser. the quote is EXCELLENT! it's pretty too, if not really my taste Wink i love the stitches around the hearts!
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« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2011 04:08:41 AM »

beautiful and so creative!  May I ask what tips you have for embroidering on leather?  I got some scraps but didn't consider embroidering...
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2011 03:00:37 PM »

That is VERY cool and VERY creative!!
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