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« on: May 29, 2014 05:15:56 PM »

Challenge? Yes, it was. This project began so smoothly, with an idea that happened immediately, and then all went to pot! The design was drawn on my fabric in a disappearing ink pen (no problem) and I got to work. About 1/4 in to the embroidery, I had to set it aside for a while, and that's when I learned the devastating effects of humidity. The flipping pattern disappeared. Poof. But I powered on, because poor Marilyn was headless and that was just unacceptable. Here's the result, complete with a supposed tattoo gun.

My immediate thought on the pattern was that it looked like tattoo flash and so I ran with it.





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« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2014 05:20:13 PM »

I love the detail in those small stitches! Simply amazing! What an awesome idea!
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« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2014 07:21:31 PM »

Ha ha! That is great. What a fun way to interpret the challenge.
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014 04:46:50 AM »

So very smart and well done. Such a great take on the challenge, pottermouth. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014 08:08:10 AM »

Oh my goodness! Such a clever idea.
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2014 09:37:30 AM »

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014 11:37:11 AM »

Great idea! And love the stitching.
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014 12:09:07 PM »

That's brilliant Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2014 07:18:10 AM »

Wow, way cool! What a great idea for an embroidery piece!
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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2014 08:04:07 AM »

It's a great idea and you executed it perfectly! The detail is incredible!
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