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HIMYM quote

Postby rbaron » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:39 pm

My first try at blackwork.

I love How I Met Your Mother, and I was really sad when it ended...so I channeled my sad into stitching!

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I'm pretty proud of this one :)

The frame says "It's going to be legend-wait for it-and I hope you're not lactose intolerant because the second half of the word is-dairy. Legendary"

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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby Kareesh » Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:39 pm

Looks great! My hubby and I just started watching the show. I personally think blackwork is fun to do. :)
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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby BigDaddyWiz » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:37 am

Looks Good! Great Quote! Ive never tried this Blackwork...is it just repeated backstitch patterns? the projects Ive seen with it always look good. I may have to do some research.

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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby lcockitt » Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:58 am

Love it! Great quote, and beautiful blackwork!
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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby rbaron » Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:01 am

Thank you all :)

This was my first time doing blackwork, and I'm pretty sure I didn't do it right, because the back is not the same as the front, and I really can't figure out how to decide how to make that happen lol

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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby lcockitt » Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:35 am

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Re: HIMYM quote

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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby MeiTow » Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:38 pm

Well, technically, blackwork should look the same on both sides. However, some patterns would be nigh impossible to be so (like the words probably wouldn't come out right on the back). Blackwork was usually used to embroider cuffs and parts of clothing that would often be seen from both sides (either on purpose or possibly on accident) so they used patterns that could be done in such a way as to be the same on the front and the back. I'm fairly certain your frame could have been done this way and would have turned out on both sides if you had wanted it to. It is a lot of work and a lot of spatial thinking though so if you aren't going to have the back of your project seen, you might as well not bother, imo anyway. :)

Also, it looks great!

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Re: HIMYM quote

Postby LucyInTheSky » Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:52 pm

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