by carolpountney 29 May 2016

Another passion of mine hand embroidery long and short stitch

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by peafarm 03 Jul 2016

Just beautiful. A friend just came back to our sewing club and this is what she does. Hers is mostly flower scenes. I can't imagine all the fine stitches one would have to do. So realistic.

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by cfidl 30 May 2016

Yep that is a WOWZER! what kind of bird is it?

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Its a woopoe beautiful birds thanks for the kind words

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by sewdeb 30 May 2016

Oh, wow! This is lovely!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you

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by crafter2243 Moderator 30 May 2016

This is beautiful work. I have to admit since I acquired a embroidery machine I no longer do it be hand. When watching TV in the evening I usually knit

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you i also take hand work when visiting daughters no place to take my machine like to keep my eye in

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by airyfairy 30 May 2016

Just beautiful. I still have some of my mothers work in the same stitch, also birds.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you I love any thing with birds

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by Patricia109 30 May 2016

Guess I am not the only machine embroiderer who also hand embroiders. Nice to know that you are not alone in this world :-)
Lovely work.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you are not I think there are quite a lot of us thank you for your kind words

carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Sorry for typo should read thank you, you

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by 02kar Moderator 29 May 2016

It's beautiful! I've never lost my love of hand embroidery and always have a project going for when I am sitting next to my handsome hubby in the evening. Show off this lovely picture with pride!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you yes thats when I bring out my hand work to keep hubby company

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by dragonflyer 29 May 2016

Beautiful job, Carol!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you

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by lesleywynne 29 May 2016

Your Hoopoe looks wonderful. Congratulations!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you

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by sandralane 29 May 2016

Lovely work, well done. Yes I to love to embroider by hand. Have you tried stumpwork, ? it is 3 dimensional embroidery and has a lot of very interesting techniques.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you yes I have done some stumpwork will post a dragon with 3d wings when I get the pic from my daughter it shanging in her lounge

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by marianb 29 May 2016

Beautiful work..

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carolpountney by carolpountney 30 May 2016

Thank you

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