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Topic: It Came From The Deep ... I Mean, The Hoop!! (Tentacle Stumpwork Embroidery)  (Read 42468 times)
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jemimah
« on: January 16, 2011 05:20:22 PM »

I made this for the deelightful Deee in the Embroidery Hoopla Tiny Edition swap.

Stumpwork tentacle patterns are not common, so I designed this one from scratch. It was so much fun to put together. Cheesy









The tentacle is stitched on red silk dupion using a little organza applique, rayon and cotton threads. Split stitch filling, spider web, and colonial knots, wired and padded. It's quite small, the hoop is only 3 inches (or 4? can't recall exactly). I think Dee really likes it, and I certainly enjoyed making it.

I'm plotting what to stitch in 3D next. Your comments are welcome. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2011 05:26:39 PM »

THIS THING IS SO COOL!! I want one really bad !!
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2011 05:37:05 PM »

this is SO AWESOME!
def. hitting this rocks!
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2011 05:43:13 PM »

jemimah - I'm speechless.........this is so far beyond cool I have no idea what to say!!!     Shocked Shocked
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2011 05:50:28 PM »

That is so flippin' awesome! How did you even come up with that?!
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2011 05:57:10 PM »

This is the coolest thing EVER! I love how it looks like it is bursting out of the fabric. Great job!!!

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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2011 06:15:33 PM »

This is super awesome. I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2011 06:16:58 PM »

This is amazing! I can't believe how small, but detailed it is.

Totally rocks! Grin
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kcartwright856
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2011 07:36:57 PM »

Awesome! I've never seen a 3D hoop embroidery before. Very creative!
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« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2011 07:38:02 PM »

This is.... amazing. I need one. Right now.

This definitely rocks!
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