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Poppy Embroidery for the Hoopla Swap

I told you I'd have a swap project to share! This is the hoop I embroidered for the craftster hoopla swap and sent to barbolot. With all the nutsy things happening lately, I forgot to take pictures before I sent it off (bad craft blogger! bad!). Luckily, she has superb photography skills and these pictures are hers.
So, it's a poppy, and it tells you to be happy! I hadn't really accomplished much satin stitching before this piece, but I'm glad I got a little practice. It won't be so intimidating in the future.

So t-minus 29 days until the surgery!!! (it is going to be an ALIF. Click that to see a fun little movie!) I'm going to try to accomplish as many sketchbook project pages as possible before then, because I guess that recovery is going to be a real you-know-what! Happy Wednesday!

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2 comments:

Lisa Leggett said...

Oh boy, embroidery! I loves me some embroidery, and this piece is gorgeous. I'll bet your partner loved it to pieces. I'm glad you are able to get the surgery you need, you'll be feeling better in no time!

AlwaysInspired said...

Wonderful satin stitching! I love it!
Congrats on getting the surgery you need!