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    Slow moving. The detail in the triangle was fun to create

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      I did more work on my initial 'C'. If you click on the photo, it turns right side.
      I am thankful for this project at this time of year. Just my husband and me, no kids. One gathering on Christmas day with hubby's nephew & sister, 8 total. Thank you Alex
      Carol in SW Michigan

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      • Linda L. commented
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        That is lovely!

      • Suzanne L. commented
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        Carol this is beautiful!! Did you have previous embroidery classes using letters? I would love to try this on mine.

      And the stitching continues

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        Ok, finally got my background pieced yesterday and started a little stitching today. I am really enjoying getting back to hand stitching / embroidery…Especially with the beautiful fabric and thread in the kits. Thanks Alex

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          Suzanne I embroidered a lot in my twenties, always using a pattern. Then crounted cross stictch years later, and used a lot of letters then. How I came up with this letter was just googling hand embroidery stitches & clicked images. I don't do pinterest, but I'm sure there's a lot there too.
          Carol in SW Michigan

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            I’m really enjoying this project. It’s such a challenge to work with a neutral only palette- but that’s my favorite part! I think I have all the circles I need, either started or drawn, so now it’s time to learn new stitches.

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              Butterfly stitches...Ready for some more Alex. Thank you for all the fun I am having. HelenW from North Idaho.

              Butterfly with stitches. Ready for some new stitches Alex. Thank you for all the fun I am having. HelenW from Idaho

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              • Paula S. commented
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                The teal, lime green and orange are really bringing this to life

              • Karen commented
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                This is so amazing, Helen. Spring in winter!

              My housework and quilting is suffering but I just can't put this down!

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              • Linda L. commented
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                I agree…very easy to get immersed. Your stitching is beautiful

              I make a jacket from my Grandmother Hayes' hankies & did two dolls embroidering the face, hair, arms, etc. I also did a butterfly. I used her butons as the band on the dresses & a big button for the face of the butterfly. She was 106 yrs. old when she passed away. Everyone can't believe I did this.I used straigh stitches, slip stitches & satin stitches for the flower centers. Thought you would love to see it.

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                From Show 2408...Heidi showed what I thought was a great way to mount her piece on a regular canvas frame like
                you buy at Michaels or any big box store. Just thought you might like to see it. HelenW

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                  Carole B. Thanks for the compliment on the you tube class today, Monday.I am having fun, but my skills leave a lot to be desired. I don't do social media like facebook, subscribing on you tube etc, so I can't write comments there. HelenW

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                    I am really enjoying this project! I went digging in my old cross stitch and embroidery supplies and got really excited to be stitching again. I had some perle cotton and bought some (okay- a lot more!). I found a fat quarter of black woven fabric in my Stacy and decided to use that. This is what I have so far.

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                    • Carol G. commented
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                      Donna - I just LOVE this! Filling up the spaces between the shapes is a great idea.

                    • Donna commented
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                      Thanks Carol, I looked at lots of embroidery projects on Pinterest and I saw several that filled in with little patterns.

                    I’m so obsessed with this. Have enjoyed all of your classes over the last year

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                      I am finally able to get started! My background is made, and two circles started.I love working with the silk so far!

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