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« on: April 24, 2012 03:46:08 PM »

Aside from some cross stitch on plastic canvas as a kid, I've never really tried needlework before. But a while back I came across these amazing embroidered portraits and was super inspired to try it out. I like how the artist used the floss like Van Gogh uses paint so I tried for a similar effect. My little chickadee isn't anywhere close to Daniel Kornrumpf's portraits, but I think he's cute anyways. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2012 04:25:30 PM »

Gorgeous! Great work Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2012 05:15:48 PM »

I love him!!  He can come live with me if he needs a place to stay!

Can't believe this is your first!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2012 05:59:23 PM »

Super great first try!  you're a natural!
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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2012 06:15:37 PM »

Lovely job! Love the colors and he's super chubby cute Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2012 08:05:21 PM »

Thanks for the sweet comments! They make me go Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2012 08:14:26 PM »

This is awesome! I love chickadees! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2012 09:51:43 PM »

He is beyond cute - hard to believe that's your first try, it looks fantastic!
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2012 12:34:09 AM »

That is great! He is very cute and your embroidery skills are very impressive for a beginner. The colour variations are very nice.
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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2012 05:02:12 PM »

Beautiful!!!
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