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Friday, July 13, 2007

Part 1: Butterfly Curtain

1st finished butterfly for curtain
My 5 year-old, since she just got her first room to herself, wants it decorated in butterflies. We just purchased a new home; things are a little tight, so I figured I had these curtains that used to hang in my sewing room at my old home. I decided it was easy enough to embroider on them to add a few butterflies to her room. So I put out the call to a few of the embroidery groups I belong to. Diana at the group CRAFT came through for me and sent me a ton of butterfly patterns from the internet. I embroidered the first one today. Each curtain will have 17 or more butterflies. This is the first one finished; it took me three hours to do this one. So, as I embroider these, I will update you all on the progress. In case any one wants to know, I am using size 5 pearl cotton to embroider with. I am also being real careful with the back side of my work because, when this is in the window, any thread bars will show because of the light from outside.

Part1: butterfly 1
Part 2: butterfly 2 and 3
Part 3: butterfly 4 and 5
Part4: butterfly curtain patterns
Part 5: butterfly 6


The funny thing about doing this is I am now dreaming of butterflies. I also decided to enter this in the Whip-ups whiplash competition in the project category.


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5 comments:

  1. Shameless plug: I see some of the designs you are using are from my website! Very cool :-)

    http://www.knitting-and.com/embroidery

    They're from the 1920's-1940's

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  2. Thats fine they could be as they where sent to me and I am not sure where they are from so I am glad you posted that link thank you
    sunshine

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  3. Beautiful work with the butterflies. What a great idea for meeting your daughter's desire.

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  4. i'm in.

    also? i just started embroidering, and you're killing me over here with your mad mad skillz.

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  5. I would love to be able to embroider like that - you are so talented.

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