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    #16
    My small beginning.
    JET

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      #17
      Irene, Thank you for posting your Brazillian embroidery. You do beautiful work. I love it when skilled
      quilters jump into a project even if it was directed towards beginners. You have so much to offer.When Carole B started her Color My World quilt on linen and done all by hand, I was so impressed that went out and bought Sue Spargo's stitch book. I only learned the back stitch
      and did a couple other stitches a little bit. Here is a picture of my Back Stitch Moose. HelenW

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      • Irene A. commented
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        Your backstitch moose is lovely. I love handwork. Am known for my redwork. Took lessons on Brazilian embroidery in 2002. Have about 15 completed blocks. Also do silk ribbon embroidery and beads which I incorporate into Brazilian and redwork. Brings out my creativity!

      #18
      Here is my pieced background. Don't know the orientation I am going to use. I am thinking about putting a silhouette scene on
      it and then the stitches will be in bright colors. Won't be able to work on it until the weekend. HelenW

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        #19
        Here is my background piece for our embroidery fun. I used silks that I have had for probably 20 years… a fellow teacher gave them to me. I have 5 yds. or so of the colors in the picture plus a black one and a white with stenciled black leaves. Some are Jim Thompson Thai Silk and some are T. Shinawatra Thai Silk. And BTW, silk fabric does not smell good! I googled the smelly problem many years ago and found that you’re supposed to put in on a hanger and take it outside to air for a few days… hmmm…

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          #20
          My design. Marked circles will work on it like a Crazy quilt .

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          • Karla W. commented
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            Love the crazy quilt idea for your design!

          #21
          Do you cut and make the background first then put the whole stabilizer on the back or cut each one and put the stabilizer on then sew them together? Thank you

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          • Linda L. commented
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            Stabilizer on first, then cut and piece
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          Using all Moda Grunge cotton for my background. I have been using Moda Grunge for embroidery background for several months and it's like stitching through linen. It comes in many colors! I trace with a Frixion Pen as it makes a slim lightly and easily irons off. Floss is size 8 Presencia embroidery thread. Happy Stitching! Karla from Maryland

          #22
          I’m just getting started, but I’m loving exploring new stitches. So far I’ve used Sue Spargo’s book and some from the blog Pintangles. Thanks, Alex!

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          • Linda L. commented
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            This is looking great

          #23

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          • Jackie M. commented
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            I found these other silks in my crazy quilt stash.

          #24
          I'm thinking of adding to the kit I got from TQS ( also in photo) or not.

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            Got my fabric pieced tonight. I really like how it turned out. Not sure if I'm going to do circles, straight lines, or a combination of both. Shall ponder the possibilities. Not sure how much I will get done. Have friends party here on 18th and Christmas day with family. This weekend is for cleaning. Blah, then cooking after that. Have a wonderful Christmas everyone. Chris Clar

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              #26
              Got my background together tonight. I've never worked with silk anything before. The fabric is gorgeous.
              Edit-the pic is sideways, needs to be 1/4 turn clockwise
              Carol in SW Michigan

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                #27
                I still haven’t received my TQS order. I guess it is in hold at the US / Canadian border. But I decided to try some embroidery on some of the fabric my friend gave me. I saw the blue as an aquarium, lol. So I decided I’d put a Koi on it. I finally got around to trying some embroidery, after fiddling with cutting around the fish for some of the day. I used the stem stitch, and DMC embroidery floss.
                Here I also ironed down the piece where I embroidered it to erase the markings and flatten the fabric. I will try a hoop next time.
                I had fun!
                Thanks Alex for this calm oasis, in my case I even have the water for the oasis, lol!

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                  #28
                  Barbara, somehow I posted to your picture instead of the correct spot. Sorry. Can you move it? HelenW

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                  • Karla W. commented
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                    Love how you are combining different techniques! This looks fabulous!

                  • Barbara B. commented
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                    Helen, I can’t move it from a visitor message. So just post again here, people will want to see your canvas.

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