Saturday, August 26, 2017

SeaShell!

 Since I bought the new software,
 I have been enjoying doing embroidery again!
 This design is 6" square and it took 7 hours to get it finished stitching!
I had to fuss with thread shredding-
after tweaking with a new needle and tension settings, 
I finally brought about a good stitching rhythm!  
I went through two full bobbins which shows how thread heavy this design is.
Maybe it would be better on a pillow or canvas bag
 but I wanted it for a birthday t-shirt for my grand daughter! 
 I lined the design with tricot interfacing so the inside would be soft to wear. 
 So this plain white t-shirt was sprayed with dye to make it beach-ish,
 then I did the embroidery.  Not bad for a day's work!

7 comments:

  1. Did you do the skate that is on the bag you sent me? I was thinking you might have but I couldn't imagine anyone being able to do that until I saw this post! That seashell is just amazing.

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  2. Yes, indeed, LOTS of thread in that shell! It's gorgeous.

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  3. Beautiful - at first glance I thought it was one of your paintings!

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  4. That is wonderful, I love it. Great job.

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  5. That is just stunning. What a gorgeous seashell shirt!! She sells seashell shirts by the seashore

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  6. Adorable! That sure is a lot of stitches -- hooray for technology. :)

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