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« on: September 11, 2010 08:52:32 PM »

So I have learned that I don't do any "normal" embroidery.  I had someone tell me that what I do is "metal Grandma" Cheesy

Anyway here's here story:
I'm part of an all nerd girl Podcast, and we're pretty new. So when Tim Seeley, the creator and writer of Hack/Slash, agreed to come onto our show I was kinda floored. His show was #7 for us. Since I knew I would get the chance to see him a week after our recording I thought I would make a thank you gift for him.

I was stuck in a hotel room, because we're in the middle or relocating 3 states away, so I was limited with what I could do when it struck me... embroidery.

I'd done some pieces before but never anything this detailed or this important, on this short of notice.

Well long story short I finished her in about 30 hours over 4 days, JUST in time to get her to Tim. He loves her and she's getting a new home in his studio. He said she was probably the coolest piece of fan art he'd gotten. Cheesy

So here it is (I'm not happy with her face but for 30 hours and no time to re-work, I'll take it)

And Tim Seeley with her

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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2010 09:04:13 PM »

Gorgeous work! I love the shading on the skin and costume - especially the fingers.  Rockin satin stitch skills!

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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2010 10:35:44 PM »

freaking Sweet!

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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010 11:39:05 PM »

That is great! The shading makes it really stand out - your embroidery skills are pretty amazing!

« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2010 03:20:49 AM »

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Dude! If that's what you can turn out on short notice and with limited supplies, I'd love to see what you can do otherwise.

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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2010 08:25:20 AM »

Thanks everyone. I seem to have fallen in love with satin stitch.

The great thing about comic book characters is that the shading and everything is all laid out for you, all you have to do is pick the right colors and trace it over. Cheesy

I wasn't sure I was going to finish it on time, there was another, more difficult image I wanted to do at first but I KNEW there was no way I could complete that one.

Maybe I need to start listening to my costuming friends and start selling these to fund my costumes. Cheesy

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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2010 09:37:12 AM »

Wow! Wow! Wow! When I saw the thumbnail I thought it was a drawing from a comic. AMAZING beautiful work!

« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2010 06:28:48 AM »

This is incredible work.  I love the texture of it--the lines between the different shades make her body seem 3D.  Awesome!
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