Monday, February 2, 2009

Finished Embroidery






I finally finished my flower patch embroidery project. It took me longer than I thought it would. My plan is to get this framed and matted for my home office.

I had a really hard time finding an embroidery project to begin with. I went to my library, Barnes & Noble, Jo-Anns, and looked online. I found this project here. I just opened a Word doc and inserted the picture as a graphic image. Then I resized it to make it larger. I then had to use DMC Embroidery Tracing Paper to get the image on my linen. If you have an embroidery book you love, please let me know! I heard that Alicia is writing an embroidery book. She wrote about it here. I can't wait!

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4 comments:

sulu-design said...

This is gorgeous! I've told myself a million times that I'm going to learn how to embroider, but have never learned to do it properly. When I read Alicia's post about her book, I thought about it again. One day...
Until then, I'll enjoy your pretty work!

Barbara Brown said...

thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. it is nice to have helpers. your embroidery is beautiful. i like your blog and am adding you to my blogroll.
barbara brown

erica said...

you have a beautiful satin stitch! Looks great!

Julie said...

How beautiful! I really wish I had time to learn to embroider.

Btw, I got the Canon Powershot
SX10. So far I'm loving it. Thanks for stopping by my blog!