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StickerChic87
« on: November 09, 2011 12:25:53 PM »

I made this for the journal cover swap, and although there was some machine sewing involved, the focal point is the embroidery.



I drew the octopus out on paper, cut it out and used it as a stencil to cut out the felt piece. Then I just eyeballed the stitching, looking at my drawing for reference. I used backstitching for the whole thing.



I am really pleased with how he turned out. Thanks for looking! Smiley

(Oh, and to give proper credit, I used Leslie's tutorial for the journal cover! http://lesliesartandsew.blogspot.com/2011/09/journal-cover-tutorial.html)
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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2011 01:18:56 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2011 01:33:39 PM »

Super cute! I love the color you picked for the octopus.
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2011 04:13:31 PM »

Thanks!
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