by mops ( edited 25 May 2023 ) 25 May 2023

My neighbour asked me to embroider a large beach/bath towel. A relative sent her an invitation for a large birthday feast and could I embroider the design on the invitation. And could I please add 13 names of her and of her relatives who had been invited too. Well I digitised it and make a test on a handtowel. And today added all the requested names.

Here is a picture of the design.

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by sonjapotgieter 07 Jun 2023

Stunning!! great job done!!

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by basketkase 29 May 2023

Wow, is this ever pretty.....love the intricate design and how well it stitched on terry cloth.......amazing!

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by Dodi2012 29 May 2023

It is beautiful.

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by peafarm 28 May 2023

Hi Martene--haven't seen you here in a while or I've missed you. Your digitizing is lovely. You had quite the order from your neighbor and hope she loves what you've come up with. Great digitizing skills.

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

I have not embroidered much the last year or so. Did sew and knit a lot.
This was quite a job. Including the names digitising, repositioning the hoop and embroidering took me 12 hrs.

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by dailylaundry 27 May 2023

Beautiful - I love your talent!!!

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by asterixsew Moderator 26 May 2023

A unique piece of work and your neighbour must be happy if she is asking for so many names to be added

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

It will be a gift from all the people named on the towel for a man who 'has everything'.

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by jrob Moderator 25 May 2023

You are amazing!

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

Thanks!

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by pennifold 25 May 2023

Beautiful work Martine, the neighbour will love it. Love Chris

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

Thanks, I hope so.

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by dlonnahawkins 25 May 2023

great job...love the monograms you did

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

Thank you.

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by Tu2ml 25 May 2023

This looks marvelous. I’m sure your neighbor will be quite pleased.

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

I certainly hope so, it took ages.

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by graceandham 25 May 2023

Lovely design and especially liked the frame around the numbers.

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mops by mops 29 May 2023

I used golden metallic thread for the frame, that gives it a nice sparkle

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by rescuer Moderator 25 May 2023

Excellent work! You are a very kind neighbour!

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mops by mops edited 29 May 2023

Thank you. My son takes me to Italy next month and I'll ask her to water my plants :)

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