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« on: February 03, 2019 04:10:20 PM »

My partner (the dear sweet and lovely Anna.wahnsinn) and I decided to swap for twinchies - we both love them and it keeps the shipping down. she had a lovely pin of some small round embroideries of trees in all 4 seasons. I thought they were well suited to twinchies. I started by stitching roughly identical trees, then adding french knots over top.  Even though they are only twinchies, they were pretty time consuming.

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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019 05:08:40 PM »

Wow!  Truly lovely Averia!  Smiley 

BTW I still treasure the jacket your painstakingly adorned with cherry blossoms.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019 05:26:17 PM »

Thank you! You should bring the jacket to Asheville and we can all stitch a tiny smidge on it.
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2019 05:58:39 PM »

maybe. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019 06:21:44 PM »

Oh, these are so charming! I'm a sucker for a four seasons set and this one is particularly nice.
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2019 07:26:34 PM »

These are wonderful.

What jacket? I wanna seeeee it...
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2019 06:14:58 AM »

I recently made my first set of embroidered twinchies for sheepBlue in the good little things swap and I would like to know what's your method for getting your corners so sharp, mine definitely were not like that.  I sewed two squares, front sides together most of the way round, then turned right-side out and blanket stitched around the edges so the corners are a bit rounded.
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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2019 06:27:00 AM »

They look like they're wrapped around a hard backing?
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and remember, ALWAYS USE THE GOOD BEADS, YARN, FABRIC!

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« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2019 07:23:11 AM »

Yep CLM is right. I cut cardboard and wrapped around, stitching the sides together on the back. It does not make a pretty back, but if you look at tutorials for framing embroidery that seems a pretty standard way to keep the front looking good.
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« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2019 08:14:44 AM »

Lovely!
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