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Topic: My First Piece! Frankenstein  (Read 1317 times)
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« on: October 07, 2010 09:44:59 PM »

I'm in the Penpal Swap, and my lovely partner sent me a little "learn-to-embroider" kit, since I shared that I would love to learn. I got the Zombies and Monsters pattern kit from Sublime Stitching and sat down and gave it a try today.
I was pretty intimidated and I really didn't expect it to go as well as it did; I haven't sewn/stitched anything other than crochet pieces in... well, I don't wanna think how long. I was very happy with my first try though. I was mostly trying to get some of the stitches down, so while they're kindly crooked and a bit messy, at least I can do some without referring to a chart now. I also played a bit with splitting the floss. I was really impressed with how "free" embroidery feels. I'm definitely gonna stick with this one!

C&C greatly appreciated and thanks for looking!!

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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2010 04:25:09 AM »

It's looks wonderful, even more awesome it being your first piece!

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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010 07:28:44 AM »

This looks awesome! I can't believe this is the first piece you've done!

I LOVE embroidery too. Sublime Stitching has a ton of adorable projects. Really great job!

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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010 11:40:07 AM »

You did a great job! Keep it up!

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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010 02:24:14 PM »

Thanks you guys! The motivation and C&C I get on here from ya'll really keeps me going sometimes when I'm hard on myself craft-wise! I can't wait to do some more and order more patterns. I REALLY need to invest in a thimble though.  Shocked

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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2010 06:35:02 PM »

This is just pure AWESOME!! A great start and even better a Halloween decoration for yourself!!  Love it!   Grin

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